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 Nov 22, 2017
Middlebury, Ind. - The Jayco, Inc. towable team announced it will unveil several new models at this year’s RVIA trade show in Louisville, starting Nov. 27 at the Kentucky Expo Center. Jayco dealers will be able to preview all-new travel trailer, fifth wheel, and toy hauler models spanning the entire Jayco lineup. New models will be available in the brands of Jay Feather, Eagle, White Hawk, Pinnacle, North Point, Octane, Talon and Seismic. Jay Flight models will also be on display.
The Jayco towable product development team, led by Brad Whitehead, general manager, has been working overtime to get these models from concept to the display. He says the team is excited to show-off the new products to Jayco dealers.
“Our entire product team has been very focused on developing the ‘what’s next’ for Jayco and (they) did an incredible job getting these new models through the development stages and ready for display at Louisville,” Whitehead says. “I could not be prouder of what this team has accomplished and I truly believe that our dealers will be ecstatic with what they will see in the display this year.”