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 .

Hall Steps Down at Flexsteel; Hamilton Steps in

Mon Jan 8, 2018

151542707229429.pngTimothy E. Hall, chief financial officer of Flexsteel Industries, Inc. will retire on June 30, 2018, after 23 years of service, company officials announced. Marcus D. Hamilton will join Flexsteel and assume the role of Chief Financial Officer today, Hall will assist in the transition and continue working on the business information systems for the Dubuque, Iowa firm, says a company press release..

"Tim has been an outstanding CFO since taking that position in 2005, and has been a terrific leader throughout his career at Flexsteel," says Karel K. Czanderna, President and CEO of Flexsteel. "We are grateful for his contributions to the company.”

Hamilton was recently the Global Vice President – Finance for the $1.7B Valspar Paints business, which was recently acquired by Sherwin-Williams. He brings over 20 years of experience as a strategic partner with hands-on operating finance leadership in manufactured and sourced consumer products though his previous roles at Ames True Temper and a decade at Stanley Black & Decker. He has 20 years of finance leadership with Ames True Temper and Stanley Black & Decker and cearly career experience in the furniture industry.
Flexsteel is a designer, manufacturer, importer, and marketer of quality upholstered and wood furniture for residential, recreational vehicle, office, hospitality, and healthcare markets first incorporated in 1929.