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 Mar 3, 2017
ELKHART, Indiana - Skyline Corporation has announced that Jeff Newport has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Newport previously served as Senior Vice President of Operations since joining Skyline in February 2016.
Newport will continue to report to the President and Chief Executive Officer and will serve as a member of the executive leadership team. He will be responsible for leading Skyline's overall operations including the areas of manufacturing, procurement, quality, human resources and engineering.
"Jeff has already made a significant impact on our operations and his promotion to Chief Operating Officer is well-earned," Skyline President and CEO Richard Florea says. "I have worked closely with Jeff over the past 12 months and I look forward to continue working together as we strive to continuously improve our operating efficiency and overall profitability."