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 .

Blue Ox Hires New Dealer Development Manager

Mon Aug 21, 2017

150332969771437.jpgPENDER, Neb. – Jim Klynman has joined Blue Ox as a Dealer Development Manager in Outside Sales serving customers in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia and West Virginia, according to Blue Ox President and CEO Ellen Kietzmann.

Klynman has previously served as a Parts Manager for a large RV dealership in Kentucky.

“Jim has a great reputation for building trusting relationships with customers by listening to their needs and applying his product knowledge to fulfill those needs,” Kietzmann says. “We are really excited to have Jim on the team and look forward to the continued development of his territory through his enthusiasm for our products and his passion for outstanding customer service.”

“I have been impressed with Blue Ox quality for years," Klynman says. "That quality and the company’s focus on driving the success of our customers, made joining this team an easy decision. I look forward to working with and advising the dealers in my territory and to being a part of the Blue Ox family.“