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 Feb 17, 2017
LISLE, Illinois - Navistar has recognized 34 top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Award. This select group, which represents the top two percent of the company's supply base, helped Navistar improve customer uptime and exceeded the performance expectations for quality, delivery, technology and cost.
"We appreciate the value created for Navistar customers through the long term relationships we have with our suppliers," Vice President of Procurement David McKean says. "We are pleased to recognize these great businesses and partners as our top suppliers for getting the job done and doing it with excellence."
From freight and engineering services to tires, electronics, and brake systems, the Diamond Supplier Award recognizes suppliers from around the world. The latest group of Diamond Suppliers includes a diverse group of businesses owned and operated by women, minorities, veterans, small and large companies from the Midwest and other areas of the United States, as well as global suppliers from Mexico, Taiwan, China and Canada.
This year's recipients include:
Hyolim Industrial Co.
Aearo Technologies LLC
Julian Electric, Inc.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC
Milton Manufacturing, Inc.
Caresoft Global, Inc.
MMI Engineered Solutions
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
Dayton Freight Lines, Inc.
Donaldson Company, Inc.
Durable Products, Inc.
EDS Manufacturing, Inc.
Tech Mahindra Limited
Transportation Services, Inc.
Estampados Magna de Mexico
VOSS Automotive, Inc.
Hydrualic Tubes & Fittings LLC
XPO Logistics Worldwide, Inc.
"Quality, technology and innovation are cornerstones of Navistar's success that enable the company to deliver outstanding products and services to our customers worldwide," McKean says. "The Diamond Supplier Award recognizes our valued partnership with our suppliers in these key areas, which help us achieve optimal uptime for our customers."