2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Lippert Components Promotes Mark Taylor to VP of Operations

Wed Nov 22, 2017

151130045037459.jpgElkhart, Ind.—Lippert Components Inc. has announced the promotion of Mark Taylor from General Manager to Vice President of Operations, overseeing the daily operations of Plants 4, 48, 82 and 83 for the company.

“Mark’s leadership at multiple divisions has been a driving factor in the growth and success of LCI,” Lippert Interiors Vice President Ryan Smith says. “Mark’s operational experience, coupled with his passion for taking care of fellow team members and customers, makes him a perfect fit for this new opportunity.”

In his new role, Taylor will oversee operations for the company’s stamping, seat frame and the HappiJac product lines. Taylor began his career with LCI more than 10 years ago in the company’s purchasing department, and for the past six years, has worked as General Manager of Plant 50 in Goshen, Indiana.

“The team at Interiors is second to none,” Taylor says. “Watching our team members develop into caring leaders has transformed the lives of thousands. It has been a pleasure to grow alongside our operational team and partners for the past 10 years, and I am looking forward to building on that."

Taylor graduated from Ball State University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.