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 .
Wed Feb 14, 2018
Entreprise Robert Thibert Inc.—a leading Canadian distributor of wheels, automobile, RV and trailer parts and accessories in North America—has acquired CECO Distributors Inc. of Western Canada.
The union of the two companies plays an integral role in Robert Thibert`s mission to strengthen its position in the Canadian market, broaden its product offering and enhance the ability to offer a unique experience to its valued customers, according to the firm based in Chateauguay Quebec.
With the new acquisition Entreprise Robert Thibert is positioned as the largest distributor of its kind in Canada,according to the company, and will continue its quest to expand and seek further growth opportunities.
Founded in 1976, Entreprise Robert Thibert employs over 475 employees in Canada and the U.S. Through an aggressive growth strategy, it continues to expand its geographical footprint boasting seven distribution centers (Pitt Meadows, Calgary, Edmonton, Chateauguay, Napierville, Lacolle and Moncton) and two secondary distribution points (London, Mississauga).
For more information, visit www.rthibert.com