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 Nov 7, 2017
PLYMOUTH, Mich – Horizon Global, one of the world's leading manufacturers of branded towing and trailering equipment, presented several new products at the 2017 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show last week.
Horizon has been actively working to design and release the new Reese M5 fifth wheel hitches, a line of new hitches, to make the towing experience as enjoyable as the destination, the comampny says in a press release. With simple connections using a 20 percent larger landing area, and always ready-to-receive securing system with its patented Talon Jaw, the new M5 hitch provides greater peace of mind and confidence as RVers hitch up and tow.
The Company also introduced a new line of towing accessories under its Draw-Tite brand, suited for the increased capacities of 3-inch receivers. The line includes ball mounts ranging from a 4-inch drop up to a 10-inch drop, all tested to withstand 21,000 pounds!
The Prodigy P2 brake controller from Tekonsha was also on display to show off enhanced auto-dimming display.