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 .

Dometic Releases PowerChannel Awning Hardware Rail

Wed May 3, 2017

148976775498730.jpgELKHART, Indiana - Dometic has released a new product in the climate category. The company stands for ‘Mobile Living Made Easy’ and is excited to show off the new PowerChannel Awning Hardware Rail, which does exactly that.

The PowerChannel Awning Hardware Rail provides power to accessories such as an LED light, a wireless speaker and a fan to extend enjoyment outdoors.

Dometic developed the PowerChannel Awning Hardware Rail as a smart solution in response to feedback from OEMs and dealers, who understand needs and desires best within the marketplace. It is projected to be a hit with RVers for several reasons.

First, it is convenient, mounting directly onto the arm of the awning. Accessories simply twist and lock on; no extension cords are needed.

Secondly, it is versatile, allowing simultaneous connection of multiple and different types of accessories with the awning open or closed.

Finally, it is reliable. The PowerChannel Awning Hardware Rail has been built for the outdoors. It is UV resistant and withstands harsh weather conditions, according to a company press release.

The PowerChannel Awning Hardware Rail comes in both black and white. It measures 1.26 inches tall, 27.49 inches wide and 2.42 inches deep and weighs 1.4 pounds.

The manufacturer's suggested retail price is $49.99. Each accessory is sold separately at the following MSRP’s: Fan- $43.57, Speaker- $53.25, and Light- $49.74.

To read an RV News Exclusive story about the Awning Hardware Rail from March 17, click on the link below.

Additional Information: http://www.rvmarketnews.com/article.php?id=2972