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 .

Thetford/Norcold to Debut New Polar Series at RVIA Show

Wed Nov 22, 2017

149996378047893.jpgANN ARBOR, Mich. – According to a statement from Thetford Corp., there will be a bear sighting in the new Thetford/Norcold Booth, booth No. 230 at the RVIA National RV Trade Show in Louisville next week, or rather, several sightings – including a "selfie spot" – to celebrate Norcold's new Polar Series brand of gas-absorption RV refrigerators that will debut at the Show.

Thetford Corp. will also display its Tank Blaster, Thetford's brand of dynamic new holding tank cleaner. In addition, Thetford cooking appliances, other Thetford and Norcold products, and the company's point-of-sale plans for 2018 will be on display.

"We're excited about our booth and presenting new products to attendees," said Andy Bialorucki, director of marketing. "We're also excited about the new things that RVIA is offering this year and we're taking advantage of their new programs to help promote our brand."

Bialorucki says visitors also can enter to win special prizes in appreciation of the company's dealer and manufacturer partners: three $500 Visa gift cards and several stuffed polar bears. There will also be giveaways. To help honor Aqua-Kem's 50th Anniversary, light refreshments will be provided.