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 .

Hellwig Products Adds Marketing Title to International Sales Manager

Mon Jun 19, 2017

149788691588520.jpgVisalia, California - Hellwig Products, a leading manufacturer of sway bars and tow/haul suspension products, has announced that its West Coast and International Sales Manager, Mike Hallmark, will transition to Marketing and International Sales Manager. In this new capacity, Hallmark will oversee all marketing functions, and will be working closely with Hellwig’s agency of record, Kahn Media.

As the West Coast and International Sales Manager, Hallmark has led the company into new and exciting segments such as the Overland market, where enthusiasts look to Hellwig Suspension Products for its heavily modified and outfitted vehicles. Hallmark has also pioneered Hellwig’s international expansion into Australia and the Middle East countries through SEMA development conferences.

“We have been impressed with Mike’s ability to drive sales both domestically and internationally for Hellwig over the last two years,” Hellwig Vice President Melanie White says. "We are confident that his experience and creativity will allow for a seamless transition to this new role."

Hallmark brings years of automotive aftermarket experience, working with both Advanced Clutch Technology and T-Rex Grilles prior to joining the Hellwig Suspension Products team. A lifelong car enthusiast, Hallmark is a hardcore gearhead and devout Volkswagen and Land Rover owner, and can be found restoring VW buses and overlanding in his Land Rover Discovery.

For more information on Hellwig Suspension Products, Mike Hallmark, the Hellwig family and Hellwig’s complete line of load and sway control products, visit www.HellwigProducts.com.