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 .

Airxcel Promotes Larry Lebryk to Director of Marketing

Wed Jun 21, 2017

WICHITA, Kansas – Airxcel, Inc. has announced the promotion of Larry Lebryk to the Position of Director of Marketing. Lebryk will lead and manage the marketing activities for all Airxcel RV Brands, including Coleman-Mach Air Conditioners, MAXXAIR RV Ventilation Solutions, Suburban RV Heating, Water Heating and Cooking Appliances and MCD Innovations as well as Dicor Products, United Shade, Vixen Composites and Seal Design.

“Larry’s performed an outstanding job as Director of Marketing for the Dicor Corporation, helping it become a recognized leader in both OEM and aftermarket RV sales," Airxcel President of RV Products Division Rob Leach says. "I’m sure that Larry will apply that expertise to all of the Airxcel RV companies."

“Larry will oversee the development of strategic market plans for all Airxcel RV companies, as well as coordinating the scores of conferences, rallies and trade events we attend," Suburban Division President Art Klee says. "Airxcel has a strong reputation for providing high-quality products and Larry will ensure that our branding, advertising, web presence – essentially all forms of communication we provide – reflect the same quality our products offer and our customers expect.”

“Larry’s history and expertise with brand management will serve all Airxcel companies well on current projects and future marketing campaigns,” Dicor Corporation President Gregg Fore says. "Brand management under Larry’s guidance will become more important as we execute strategic initiatives.”