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 .

Skyline Sells Mansfield MH Plant to Champion Home Builders

Tue Mar 7, 2017

Skyline Corp. has agreed to sell its Mansfield manufactured-housing plant to Champion Home Builders in a deal that could save the jobs of 105 workers.

Under terms of the deal, Champion would pay a $99,000 deposit and then $2.125 million upon closing, scheduled to occur on or before April 7, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, according to a story by the Star-Telegram. The deposit is refundable if Champion chooses to terminate the agreement.

Officials in Mansfield were informed that Champion intends to hire the current workers.

Additional Information: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/business/article136140158.html