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 .

Cummins Adds COO, Dell Exec to Board

Thu Jul 13, 2017

145322220422564.jpgColumbus, Ind. - Cummins Inc. announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors. The new members are Cummins President and Chief Operating Officer Rich Freeland, who has been with the company since 1979, and Karen Quintos, EVP and chief customer officer, Dell Technologies Inc. Prior to being named COO, Freeland served as president of the engine business for Cummins, during which time the company says the business's revenue grew nearly 40 percent.

"Rich has a deep understanding of our markets and customers, and adding him to our Board at this pivotal time better positions Cummins for success," says Tom Linebarger, chairman and chief executive officer for Cummins. "He has a proven track record of delivering financial results for Cummins, while bringing solutions to our customers that fuel their success. I am thrilled Rich has been elected to the Cummins Board of Directors."

Before serving in her current position at Dell, Quintos held a number of executive roles with the technology company, including chief marketing officer.

"Karen Quintos is a terrific addition to our Board of Directors as Cummins enters a new era of growth and success," said Linebarger. "(Her) experience in customer service and supply chain will be an asset to us in our continued efforts to deliver world-class sales and support to our customers and create a more effective and efficient global supply chain."