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 .

Lippert Components Hires New Director of Sales

Tue Aug 22, 2017

150341583017991.jpgElkhart, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. has announced that Andrew Mock has been promoted to director of sales, interiors. In this role, Mock will oversee the sales and product management for all interiors-related RV products.

Mock, who previously held the position of Furrion Product Manager, will now be the central point of contact for product teams in the seating, mattress, kitchen and bath, Furrion-brand electronics and additional interiors product lines.

Mock has been with LCI for more than three years, and in that time, has shown a great ability to take care of customers and bring innovative product ideas to the company, according to a press release.

“We had identified the need to create additional leadership positions within the interiors divisions as we experience continued growth," LCI Vice President of Interiors Ryan Smith says. "Andrew exemplifies what it means to be a team player. His positive attitude, extensive knowledge of the industry, and attention to customer needs is what set him apart. We’re excited to see Andrew take on these new responsibilities.”

“I joined LCI because of the opportunity to grow with a forward-thinking company," Mock says. "My passion for product innovation and customer care was a perfect fit with the interiors team. It’s an incredibly exciting time to be a part of the RV industry. I’m excited to take on the new role, responsibilities and opportunity to work with such a hard working team.”