The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Wed Dec 21, 2016
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania - The Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association has announced Pre-Delivery Inspection training is coming to Pennsylvania on Jan. 9, 2017. The training will be held at the Days Inn Oil City from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Training is free ($200 value) and open to PRVCA members only. The event qualifies for six recertification hours.
Instructor Gary Motley will detail five crucial steps to the pre-delivery inspection, suggested PDI equipment, PDI warranty form and correct paperwork and documentation. The training will also cover what you need to know when conducting a PDI on the propane, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as the generators, appliances, interior, exterior, fire and life safety devices, expandable rooms and stabilizing jacks. Motorized, towables and truck campers will be covered.
To register, call 888-303-2887. This is free training for PRVCA members.
Training not in your area? Don’t worry, PRVCA is lining up training in all areas of Pennsylvania.
Jan. 12, 2017: Lippert Components at Stoltzfus RV, West Chester, Pennsylvania
Feb. 14, 2017: Xantrex/Marshall at the Oil City Conference Center/Days Inn Oil City, Pennsylvania.
Feb. 16, 2017: Xantrex/Marshall at the Comfort Inn New Stanton, Pennsylvania.
Feb. 23, 2017: Cequent Performance Products at Stoltzfus RV, West Chester, Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association is a trade association dedicated to enhancing the recreation vehicle and camping industry through education and promotion by being a resource and partner to all segments of the recreation vehicle and camping industry.