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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 .

RV Factory Appoints New Vice President of Operations

Thu Sep 7, 2017

150479772995141.jpgElkhart, Ind. - The RV Factory, a factory direct manufacturer of high-end fifth wheels under the Luxe Elite, Luxe Gold, Ambition name brands and the iconic Weekend Warrior fifth wheel toy hauler, has announced the appointment of Michell Ornatowski as Vice President of Operations.

“As I look over the operation of this revolutionary business design and high-end product, I’m excited about the factory direct business model as well as the quality of the product,” Ornatowski says. “This is why I chose The RV Factory.”

“Michell’s experience in the industry will no doubt strengthen the operational structure of our factory direct business model and I have every assurance Michell’s impact will be positive and immediate,” The RV Factory President Steve Janowski says.

The RV Factory was founded in 2014 by Brian Shea.