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 .
Fri Jan 27, 2017
BURLINGTON, Iowa – Winegard was recently honored with Trailer Life and MotorHome's annual Readers' Choice Awards as the Gold Winner in the Satellite Hardware category.
This is the fifth consecutive year that the Burlington-based company earned the top spot. Winegard's current RV satellite TV antennas include the TRAV'LER, RoadTrip, Carryout and Playmaker antennas.
Each year, Trailer Life and Motorhome conduct an online poll to find the places and brands readers rely on during their travels. The awards are then broken down into gold, silver and bronze medalists in 28 RV-centric categories.
“To be chosen as the Readers' Choice Award recipient is an important honor for us," Winegard Director of Sales and Marketing Keith Larson says. "We look forward to continuing to serve RVers with the best in satellite and over-the-air TV antenna technology available, now and well into the future. As the RV industry leader in innovation, technology and superior quality, Winegard will continue to push the envelope to create products that are essential to industry and the consumers’ ever-changing needs. We have several products in the works for this year and are excited for their release.”
For more information about Winegard's RV antennas, visit www.winegard.com.