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 .

Torklift Debuts Stow N' Go Truck Camper Steps

Tue Feb 21, 2017

SUMNER, Washington - Torklift has debuted a new product to the GlowStep line called the Stow N’ Go truck camper step, specifically designed for secure step storage during transit. The product has a simple deployment and fully adjustable connection all the way to the ground, eliminating the need for a booster step.

“The Stow N’ Go truck camper steps are easily stowed and locked during transit,” Torklift General Manager Jay Taylor says. "Customers can now avoid dealing with the hassle of bungee cording their steps for storage or removing them completely from their step mounting location and storing them in their camper or truck. With the new Stow N’ Go they can simply keep their steps stored on the back of their camper ready to use while they’re driving down the road without concern of damage.”

Easily stored into position, the Stow N’ Go steps are mounted to the bumper or back of the truck camper to prevent a dirty RV interior or common interior damage caused by the step shifting inside the camper while in transit because the step does not have to store inside the RV. With a specially designed snap-lock step bracket, the truck camper steps always stay firmly collapsed and in place, ready for immediate use.

“At Torklift we listen to what our customers want,” Taylor says. “One of the most common requests for products is a better way to store camper steps. With the Stow N’ Go, they get that. These steps also come standard with our All Terrain Landing Gear which are leveling feet that bring the step all the way to the ground – adjusting on any terrain. Like a tree with strong roots, the All Terrain Landing Gear help keep customers safe when entering and exiting the camper.

The Stow N’ Go is sold in three to six steps and features the ability to add or remove steps should you change or upgrade to a new truck camper. Just as with the Original GlowStep design, the Stow N’ Go steps feature SureGrip tread to provide a no-slip surface as well as the ability to glow in the dark for up to 10 hours with only five minutes of light exposure.

“If you already own a set of the GlowSteps we’ve made it easy to get the features of the Stow N’ Go,” Taylor says. “We offer the Stow N’ Go bracket option to upgrade your current GlowStep camper steps.”

This step system is also compatible with all other GlowStep accessories including the SafeStep pet safety barrier, DirtDestroyer shoe cleaning attachment and GlowGuide handrail, providing the ultimate in truck camper step safety and comfort.

The Stow N’ Go from Torklift International is available online or in store through select Certified Dealers. Stow N’ Go steps are made in the United States and come with a Legendary Lifetime Warranty. Learn more by visiting www.torklift.com.