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 .
Thu Aug 3, 2017
Mission Hills, Calif. - Valterra Products, LLC has announced its acquisition of the assets of Minder Research, a supplier specializing in Wireless Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems for Recreational Vehicles and Automotive applications. Minder also offers Temperature Monitoring Systems for Agricultural, Commercial and Residential markets.
Chuck Fleischer and Debbie Druien, co-owners of Minder Research, will continue to support Valterra in the growth of the Minder business as well as the Minder Research Customer Support and Operations Team, according to a press release.
Fleischer, Druien and the entire Minder team will continue to operate from their Stuart, Florida location.
“We are excited to have Minder Research become part of Valterra," Valterra Products Vice President of Sales Bryan Fletcher says. "We have known Chuck and Debbie for many years and admire their dedication to the Minder product line and their customers. We also are excited that the Minder team has joined Valterra to continue providing their technical expertise and excellent customer service."
“We cannot tell you how pleased we are with this new partnership," Fleischer and Druien said in a press release. "Valterra and Minder share many of the same business and moral values which have brought both of our companies the successes we enjoy today. This new relationship will allow the entire Minder team to take the product lines and services to levels previously unattainable. We want to assure all of our loyal customers that we will be as active as ever in supporting their needs and assuring our mutual success.”
Valterra Products, LLC has been a leading manufacturer and supplier to RV, Pool & Spa and Industrial markets since 1981.