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 Mar 15, 2018
For the fourth time in as many years, Lichtsinn RV of Forest City, Iowa, has been named the top single-location RV dealership in North America for 2017-18 by Winnebago Industries.
“We are honored to receive this recognition for the fourth consecutive year from Winnebago Industries,” says Owner Ron Lichtsinn. “Our team has worked tirelessly to maintain our position as the No. 1 Winnebago motorhome dealer in North America while providing our guests with best-in-class service. This award reflects each one of our team members who focus on the guest’s experience—everything we do at Lichtsinn RV is for, and about our guests.”
Winnebago also named Lichtsinn RV as the No. 1 dealer of type B and C motorhomes, one of the top two dealers for type A diesel coaches, and one of the top five type A gas dealers in North America. In addition, Lichtsinn RV won an award as the top Winnebago dealership in Iowa for the 16th consecutive year.
“The Lichtsinn RV team and our guests are excited for the upcoming year,” Lichtsinn said, “Winnebago Industries’ motorhome division continues to introduce new, creative products that our guests and team members are passionate about. We appreciate our valued partnership with Winnebago Industries who continue to support our team and our guests.”
In 2014, Lichtsinn RV completed a state-of-the-art RV dealership with eight service bays. The facility includes an indoor RV parts and camping accessories store, a service check-in area, a video production studio, indoor delivery and service drive areas, and a guest lounge. Lichtsinn RV also offers dealership guests complimentary electrical and water hookups while visiting for RV delivery or service.