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 .

Starcraft Promotes Mandy Bontrager to Product Development Manager

Tue Nov 21, 2017

151136497083101.jpgTopeka, Ind.—Starcraft RV has announced the promotion of Mandy Bontrager to the role of Product Development Manager for Starcraft towable RVs.

Bontrager brings with her 25 years of experience in the RV industry, having spent the past seven years with Entegra Coach and Starcraft. She will be joining Jeff Kloska, General Manager, and Nick Eppert, National Sales Manager, as part of the sales team and is looking forward to meeting Starcraft dealers at the RVIA trade show in Louisville next week.

“We are really excited to have Mandy join our team, as her experience and professionalism will be a huge asset to our group,” Kloska says. “Our products are really starting to hit their stride, with the hard work and dedication of our entire team paying dividends. We are looking forward to introducing Mandy, along with some great new Starcraft products, to our Dealers in Louisville. I believe everyone will be impressed.”

Dealers are encouraged to visit the Starcraft display in Louisville to view many new and innovative products.