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 .
Thu Feb 1, 2018
Arterra Distribution, the RV division of the WFCO Group, has recently hired Andy Lertola to lead New Product Sales at the company’s Elkhart, Indiana based headquarters. Lertola’s focus will be on new product lines within the RV market as well as the pursuit of new markets outside of the industry.
“We are delighted to add Andy to the WFCO sales team,” says Rich Dotson, president of Arterra Distribution. “His extensive experience in the RV industry and proven track record of success in sales, partners well with our team as we respond to growth within and outside of the RV industry,” Dotson said.
Lertola is well known in the RV industry with more than 30 years of experience; more than 25 of those years were in RV sales. He has worked with Patrick Industries, Postle Aluminum and most recently as an account manager at Industrial Finishes.
Arterra Distribution is the RV division of the WFCO Group and is a family-owned company that has been providing technologically advanced and innovative quality power products for more than 40 years. Visit www.wfcoelectronics.com/industry-firsts/ for a long list of all innovations.