RVIA Economic Impact Study

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 .

Governor Honors Valley Screen for Service to Hoosier Workforce

Thu Apr 12, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

152355549171349.jpgGov. Eric J. Holcomb honored 44 Indiana companies Thursday with the Governor’s Century or Half Century Business Award, recognizing each company for its longevity and service to its employees, community and the state. Among them was Valley Screen, a graphics company that does 60 percent of its business with the RV industry.

“Today we honor Hoosier business leaders who have been creating jobs and running their businesses in Indiana for more than 50 or 100 years,” Holcomb says. “I’m excited to celebrate this year’s award recipients and extend a sincere thanks for the role they play in making Indiana one of the nation’s top destinations for business.”

The Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards honor businesses that have remained in operation for a minimum of 100 or 50 consecutive years and have also demonstrated a commitment to community service. Nearly 1,500 companies from across the state have been recognized during the 27-year history of the award.

About Valley Screen

Valley Screen is a 50-year-old, second-generation, family-owned company in St. Joseph County. Valley Screen specializes in decorative graphics for recreational products, including boats and RV’s, wraps and lettering for vehicles and fleets, interior artwork, window film and wall protection products for medical, commercial, hospitality and educational spaces.

The Valley Screen family celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary at its Mishawaka, Indiana location on Oct. 25.

Each business honored by the governor has remained in operation for a minimum of 100 or 50 consecutive years and demonstrated a commitment to community service.

Full list of businesses HERE.