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 Jan 15, 2018
Equalizer Systems has added a state-of-the-art Optiplex Nexus Fiber Laser to their Fab Shop, providing full-automation production.
“This laser will help cut down costs, so we can better serve our customers,” says Jason Loose, division manager of Equalizer Systems in a press release from the Elkhart, Indiana, company. The Mazak Optiplex Nexus 3015 Fiber Laser, being fully automated, can have a supply of material loaded in the evening, and by morning, have a finished product ready for production. The laser has automated safety features, as well – ceasing production when problems arise.
“This addition of equipment to our company will help make our products more precise for our customers.” Loose stated, “We have the right, knowledgeable people in place with the ability to use the Mazak Optiplex Nexus 3015 Fiber Laser. This will not only be a growth opportunity for Equalizer Systems, but also for Elkhart County.”
Equalizer Systems is a manufacturer of electric and hydraulic power lifting and leveling systems for horse trailers, motorsports, commercial, and RV markets. Equalizer Systems is a division of Days Corporation, serving the horse trailer, motorsports, commercial, and RV markets for 27 years.