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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 .

RV News Exclusive: Genesis Products Breaks Ground on Goshen Facility

Thu Mar 23, 2017

149028513131727.jpgGoshen, Indiana - Genesis Products broke ground March 22 on its new 200,000 square-foot facility in Goshen, Indiana.

The 17-acre site is located at the corner of Dierdorff and Eisenhower Drive in the Goshen Industrial Park. The new facility will house production, as well as the corporate office. The facility has a glass and metallic look, incorporating the company's corporate colors. The contemporary theme is continued inside the building.

“This new facility is the largest expansion that we’ve ever done and will be used for panel production, the core of our business,” President and CEO Jon Wenger says.

The complex will have 364 feet of rail service.

Nuway Construction, a design/build general contractor located in Goshen, was chosen for the project.

“We are excited to work on this project because we don’t get the opportunity, very often, in Goshen to showcase a high-end facility such as this one,” Nuway Construction Vice President of Operations Andy Nesbitt says.

This is Genesis Products' eighth facility, including its third in Goshen, according to Marketing Associate Caitlin Munch.

The facility's completion date is estimated for November 2017.