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 .

Little Guy Worldwide Becomes Liberty Outdoors Effective April 1

Thu Mar 30, 2017

Effective April 1, Little Guy Worldwide will be Liberty Outdoors, a robust manufacturing and distribution company of high-end recreational products for outdoor enthusiasts worldwide.

"We are delivering this news to our valued dealers, first, in order to provide you with accurate information," Managing Director of Sales and Marketing Joseph Kicos says in a letter to the company's dealers. "As you know, our team draws upon years of experience helping dealers nationwide to deliver excellent product satisfaction, and as a result, satisfied and returning customers. Now, combined with the proven manufacturing expertise of Liberty Outdoors within the recreational industry, we are able to control product quality and offer unique specifications for trailers through our fully-operational manufacturing sites in Pennsylvania and North Carolina."

Liberty Outdoors has implemented rigid quality control processes and sources only superior quality materials and components for all of its product lines, in addition to creating an innovative specialty line of trailers RV customers will desire to see and own, according to the letter. The Liberty Outdoors sales and distribution team will continue to offer competitive pricing, dealer benefits and effective marketing support.

The Liberty Outdoors product lines include:

• Teardrop reinvented: Little Guy lightweight teardrop trailer line, designed with many of the enhanced features and high quality components teardrop customers have been asking for – bold new features.

• Classic MyPod and Silver Shadow models, convenient and lightweight, perfect for smaller towing vehicles.

• The retro Serro Scotty line (Highlander/Sportsman), updated and modernized for efficiency, while maintaining the highly sought-after design style of the past.

• ParkLiner full fiberglass line, 16-foot and 20-foot models built with aerodynamic perfection in a doublehulled shell; superior insulation and sealed construction that camping enthusiasts will appreciate.

"We appreciate your interest and will release the details of the new and expanded product offerings designed and enhanced specifically to meet your customers’ needs – which will be available for you to order in the coming months," Kicos says.

Visit www.golibertyoutdoors.com for more information about the new company.