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 .
Fri Aug 18, 2017
Starcraft RV has announced the addition of two industry veterans to its sales team in Mark Bodnar and Tim Tornow.
Mark Bodnar joins Starcraft RV with nearly 20 years of industry experience. His extensive retail background includes sales and management at Tom Schaeffer’s Camping and Travel Center in Pennsylvania. Bodnar will be managing the northeast region for Starcraft RV.
Tim Tornow is a 26-year veteran of the RV industry. At Al’s Trailer Sales in Salem, Oregon, his experience ranged from washing trailers, to service, to sales and serving as general manager. Tornow will be overseeing the Midwest region for Starcraft RV.
“We are excited to add two high-quality individuals to our staff,” Starcraft RV General Manager Jeff Kloska says. "Mark Bodnar and Tim Tornow have more than 40 years of combined retail sales experience in high-level positions, both recently running large RV dealerships in different regions of the U.S. They have experience in our industry that only a few individuals can claim, and we truly feel that the knowledge they have will translate into enormous value for our dealers. Our Executive Team looks forward to introducing these two gentlemen to our dealers, and are confident they will do an outstanding job for all of us at Team Starcraft.”