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 .
Tue May 9, 2017
GOSHEN, Indiana — A Lippert Components plant in Goshen was evacuated Monday evening after a fire broke out in the front of the building.
The fire was reported at Lippert's Customer Support Services facility at 1701 Century Drive around 6 p.m. The first Goshen fire units on the scene found heavy smoke pouring from the front of the building, according to a story by The Elkhart Truth.
The building was evacuated, but there were concerns that two employees hadn't made it outside. They eventually were located safe outside the building.