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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 .

Navistar Promotes Kory to Senior Vice President, Parts

Fri Nov 3, 2017

150972194969086.jpgLISLE, Ill.—Navistar International Corporation has announced that Josef (Joe) Kory has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Parts. In his most recent assignment, Kory served as vice president, Supply Chain, responsible for a number of areas including logistics, aftermarket parts distribution operations, and remanufacturing operations. He will report to Michael Cancelliere, President, Truck and Parts.

"Joe is a results-driven leader with significant parts industry experience," Cancelliere says. “He and his distribution operating team played a key role in helping drive our record performance in our parts business the last three years, and I'm confident Joe will take our Parts business to new levels of success in terms of revenue growth and Uptime parts support."

"I'm excited about this new opportunity and look forward to leading our dedicated parts team, which I believe is the benchmark in the industry," Kory says. “The Parts group plays a critical role in supporting customer Uptime, and I'm committed to working with the team to drive added dimensions of value for customers and the company."

Kory joined Navistar as vice president, Parts Global Distribution Operations in 2008 after 18 years of aftermarket parts experience with PACCAR Parts and Ford Customer Service Division.

He has served on the board of NewStream Enterprises, a joint venture between Springfield Remanufacturing Co. and Navistar since 2010. Kory has a B.S. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Detroit.