RVIA Economic Impact Study

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 .

Peterson Manufacturing Announces Launch of Updated Website

Mon Jan 16, 2017

GRANDVIEW, Missouri - Peterson Manufacturing Company has announced the launch of its newly updated website: pmlights.com. Some nine months in development, the new site provides visitors a faster, easier way to access the latest information on Peterson products and services from any desktop or mobile device.

Visually, the new site presents a cleaner, more colorful look with bold graphics, updated photos, videos and informative text. Functionally, the layout is streamlined for clearer, interactive navigation featuring drop-down menus with speedy links to every corner of the site. All main sections –– Company, Products, Resources and News –– are only a click away, as are links to many social media sites, according to a press release.

“Besides updating the look and feel and responsiveness of our site, we also wanted it to be fully scalable to today’s wide range of fixed and mobile devices,” Peterson's Corporate DIrector of Information Technologies Rick Stephens says. "No matter what screen size or device our visitors use, they’ll find the new site automatically fits their windows with high-resolution displays.”

While the new website’s modern menu styling and easier navigation greatly improve a visitor’s browsing experience, the driving software and comprehensive product database remain the same.

“For a great new look at everything PM, we invite you to visit us at pmlights.com,” Stephens says.

Peterson Manufacturing Company manufacturers a complete line of vehicle safety lighting, custom wiring harnesses and many other safety-related products for the RV and automotive industries.