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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 .

Protective Makes Commitment to Mike Molino Learning Center

Fri Jan 20, 2017

145288477541371.pngFairfax, Virginia – Protective Asset Protection has once again made its annual commitment to the Mike Molino RV Learning Center.

RVDA has exclusively endorsed Protective’s XtraRide service contract program since 1992, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the endorsement in 2017.

“We are proud to have tremendous support from a company that is nationally known for its commitment to both its industry partners and RV consumers,” says RV Learning Center Chairman of the Board Jeff Pastore of Hartville RV Center in Hartville, Ohio. “Protective Asset Protection and its agents are champions of continuing education for personnel in the F&I department and throughout the dealership.”

“Protective Asset Protection and our agency representatives strive to provide the best possible service to RV dealers and their customers,” says Bill Koster, vice president – specialty products for Protective Asset Protection. “The RV Learning Center helps the entire RV industry prosper by providing employee certification and training in critical areas that improve customer satisfaction and dealer profitability.”

Koster serves on the RV Learning Center Board of Directors as secretary/treasurer.