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 Feb 12, 2018
Lippert Components, Inc. has expanded its partnership with Let’s Go Aero, a manufacturer of cargo transport products for RV and passenger vehicles, according to press release from the Elkhart, Indiana-based firm. The expanded partnership between the companies allows LCI to sell, market and distribute the full line of Let’s Go Aero’s RV gear, transport products and related patented technology.
LCI and Let’s Go Aero began exploring ways to bring LGA’s GearCage cargo and VRack bicycle carrier technologies into LCI’s OEM and aftermarket divisions. With added focus to OEM integration, a second-generation tailgate storage system, based on LGA’s GearCage technology, is underway, and is expected to be released this year. In 2017, the Jack-It double bike carrier, invented by Let’s Go Aero and exclusively distributed by LCI, was named a Best of Show product by RV Pro for its A-frame mounting style and unmatched stability.