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 .

LaSalle Bristol® and RMA Extend Warranty on Roofing Membrane

Fri Jan 5, 2018

151516942652824.pngLaSalle Bristol®, in conjunction with RMA, have teamed to extend the warranty XTRM Ply roofing from 12 to 15 years beginning Jan. 1.

“The roof membrane is an extremely important part of any RV and we are seeing a major shift in the marketplace to a more durable, maintenance-free roofing product,” says Lance Product Manager Manual Ponce, whose Elkhart, Indiana company is leading supplier of PVC roofing for the RV industry. “Our OEM customers are finding a lot of value in discussing the features and benefits of XTRM Ply PVC with their dealers.”

XTRM Ply is manufactured by RMA, the leading manufacturer of PVC roofing for the commercial market. XTRM Ply has become the top PVC roofing membrane in the RV market since LaSalle Bristol and RMA partnered to introduce it nearly 10 years ago.

More than 1 million sq. ft. of the material has been installed on more than 100,000 RVs since that time. XTRM Ply PVC roofing is recognized for its strength, high solar reflectivity, maintenance-free construction, and now, an unprecedented 15-year warranty.

For more information on XTRM Ply RV roofing, contact LaSalle Bristol at 800-718-7187, www.lasallebristol.com