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 .

Demco Hires New Territory Manager

Wed Apr 5, 2017

149140855617902.jpgDemco has announced the addition of Scott Hardesty to its sales team as a territory manager for the Southwestern U.S. covering southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and western Texas.

Hardesty brings a wealth of RV knowledge and relationships to this newly created position as a former territory manager for SMI Braking Systems and 17 years as Parts and Service Director at Myers RV in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

“We are thrilled to have Scott join our team,” Demco Sales Manager Doug Northcutt says. "Scott comes to us with a terrific network of dealer relationships and RV dealership experience. Scott will be an asset to Demco and to the trailer customers and RV dealers that he will be calling on and assisting.”

“I am very excited to join Demco, one of the industry’s top manufacturers known for making quality products and for their exceptional customer service," Hardesty says. "After working for so many years on the retail side of the business, these attributes are very important to me.”

Demco, based in Boyden, Iowa, serves the Trailer component, RV, Rental and Agricultural markets. For more information visit www.demco-products.com or call 800-543-3626.