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 .

Truma Participating in Two Technical Training Classes in Canada

Thu Dec 7, 2017

147879726555883.gifELKHART, Ind.—Truma will participate in two technical training classes in Canada in the coming months.

“Truma remains committed to the North American RV industry and the ongoing development of technicians and their understanding of the latest technology available to the market,” Truma Senior Vice President of Business Development Mark Howlett says. “With the recent announcement of our partnership with Atlas Trailer Coach for distribution in Canada, the demand from dealers for more knowledge has been extensive and we see these two classes as just the beginning for the Canadian market. We are currently looking at venues for Quebec in 2018, as we add additional Truma partners to support aftermarket installation of the Truma AquaGo and offer campers the ultimate in luxury with our hybrid on-demand instant water heater.”

The first training session will be the 2017 Toronto Trouble Shooter Clinic, Dec. 11-15 in Burlington, Ontario, hosted by RVDA of Canada. Billy DiDonato of Truma will be conducting four separate sessions Dec. 11-12, with a primary focus on the Truma Combi furnace/water heater, as well as the Truma AquaGo. The training will include both a classroom presentation, as well as hands-on troubleshooting and repair for more than 90 registrants. For more information and registration, contact Anita Lien at RVDA of Canada.

Truma will kick off the 2018 training schedule Jan. 16-18 in Kelowna, British Columbia, at the Okanagan College Trades Building. The RVDA of BC is hosting the three-day session. Registration is capped at 35 students.

Steve Bayne of Truma will deliver both a classroom presentation, as well as hands-on troubleshooting and repair for both the Truma AquaGo and the Truma Combi in separate sessions Jan. 16-17. For more information and registration, contact Joan Jackson at RVDA of British Columbia.