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 .
Tue Sep 12, 2017
LOS ANGELES - Roadwire’s RV furniture division has recently opened a second new manufacturing facility to support its expanding customer base and support its growth.
This effort, along with fleet increases, solidifies its expansion in its ever-growing RV and Van Conversion division and its aggressive emergence as a leading toy hauler and travel trailer furniture manufacturer in the Southwest.
“We are excited about our new manufacturing facility and the creation of jobs it brings to the local community, as well as the addition of several new tractor trailers to our fleet, giving us national reach for new business and customers,” Roadwire Senior Vice President Dave Edmondson says. “Our rich history of manufacturing OEM-validated automotive interiors has brought new standards of quality in manufacturing content, comfort, durability and aesthetic value to RV manufacturers. Focusing on our internal quality standards has increased end-user satisfaction and we remain dedicated to creating the next level of seating and furniture in this industry.”
The upcoming 2017 Pomona, California, RV Show will contain nearly 100 trailers and toy haulers with Roadwire RV furniture and other components.
Roadwire Inc., a third-generation, privately owned company based in Austin, Texas, was founded in 1969. The global manufacturing company provides and manufactures innovative products internationally, and its portfolio of products includes OEM and aftermarket automotive interiors, seat climate control systems, electric sunroofs, solar RV air ventilation systems, van conversion seating, RV furniture and other patented technologies designed to enhance comfort, safety and security for the next generation of automobiles, recreational vehicles and travel trailers.