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 Oct 4, 2017
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Flexsteel Industries officially broke ground on its new facility at 501 Seippel Road in Dubuque on Monday, Oct. 2.
Back in May, Flexsteel announced it would build a $25 million facility at the Seippel Road location, which is in the Dubuque Industrial Center South.
By building the new facility, more than 200 jobs will be kept in Dubuque, according to a story by KCRG.com.
Rick Dickinson with Greater Dubuque Development Corporation kicked off the groundbreaking event by thanking each person, group or government entity that was involved in making the project happen.