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 .

K-Z Receives 2017 Quality Circle Award

Mon Dec 4, 2017

151240527468189.jpgSHIPSHEWANA, Ind. – K-Z was recently awarded the 2017 RVDA Quality Circle Award. The announcement was communicated by Phil Ingrassia, president of the National RV Dealers Association. Aram Koltookian, K-Z president, says in a press release, "I am pleased to witness our current and new dealer partners recognize that K-Z is growing and getting stronger, while we continue to maintain our core values of quality, fairness, courtesy and integrity."

The official announcement was made at the first RV Industry Awards Celebration, held during this year's National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Kentucky.

"The best part of this recognition," Koltookian says, "is that we at K-Z know we have even more to offer in the way of innovation, quality improvements and customer service. Dealers grade manufacturers in many categories, but reliability, quality, parts and warranty are what matters most to our end users. That's what keeps K-Z customers happy and returning to K-Z," Koltookian concluded.

"Receiving the Quality Circle Award and continuing to be regarded so highly by our dealer body is quite an honor", says Marlene Snyder, K-Z vice president of sales and marketing. "This is the 17th year K-Z has been chosen to receive this award. I speak for our whole company when I say 'Thank You' to our dealers."

According to the press release, K-Z has earned more continuous years of towable Quality Circle Awards than any other towable manufacturer