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 .

REV Group and Meritor Announces New Supplier Agreement

Fri Jul 14, 2017

149219645840081.jpgMILWAUKEE and TROY, Mich. - REV Group and Meritor, Inc. have announced a new standard supplier agreement. Under the terms of the three-year agreement, REV Group will equip its bus, fire and specialty vehicles with Meritor's fully dressed axle assemblies.

"REV Group's focus on continuously improving quality and reliability drives our strategic supplier selection," REV Group President and CEO Tim Sullivan says. "Partnering with Meritor allows REV to further strengthen our value proposition to customers."

"This strategic partnership with REV Group positions Meritor as a supplier of choice for a growing company," Meritor General Manager Joe Muscedere says. "We look forward to continued work with the REV Group on new products and the development of future designs."

Training and support for end customers is available from DriveForce, Meritor's industry-leading North America sales and service organization that offers solutions before, during and after the sale.

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based REV Group is the parent company of 29 brands with more than 240,000 vehicles in service. REV brands included in the agreement are:

E-ONE, aerial ladders and platforms, command and communications apparatus, tankers, quick attack units and rescue vehicles
Ferrara, ladder, platform, pumper, tanker, rescue, industrial and law enforcement vehicles
KME, aerial, airport, industrial, pumper and rescue
Capacity Trucks, yard trucks and terminal tractors
El Dorado, heavy duty commercial buses for paratransit, public transit, university transport, airport parking, group tours, hotel shuttle and assisted living services