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 .
Mon Nov 27, 2017
EMPORIA, Kan. – Hopkins Manufacturing announced the launch of two BrakeBuddy brand of portable auxiliary braking models, the Classic II (part #39495) and Select II (part #39523).
According to the announcement, the models carry on the BrakeBuddy brand tradition of being designed to be the easiest to use, most trusted and best performing RV Tow Brake systems available. The new models are a major step forward for RVers. The models include the following features: