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 .
Wed Aug 23, 2017
St. Petersburg, Fla. - Universal Trailer Corporation’s longstanding support of the North American Trailer Dealers Association will continue in the form of a diamond sponsorship with the association.
Through various sponsorships from the top manufacturers in the industry, including UTC, NATDA has been able to develop new and innovative programs to help dealers reach their goals. From the new NATDA Dealership Performance Training to a multitude of member benefits, sponsorships such as UTC’s have helped NATDA create a lengthening list of resources that continue to elevate the standard of the trailer industry.
“UTC has supported the association since we started ten years ago,” NATDA President and Founder Andy Ackerman says. "With their continued support, we have the ability to keep expanding this organization and help our growing list of members cultivate their businesses with an industry-leading approach. To do that with such a reputable and customer-oriented company as UTC is a blessing.”
UTC’s “Family of Brands” includes several of the trailer industry’s top manufacturers, including Exiss, Featherlite Trailers, Haulmark, Sooner and Wells Cargo. Along with becoming the newest member of NATDA’s list of sponsors, UTC will also become the official sponsor of the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention Official App.