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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 .

Samlex Appoints Derema Group as RV and Marine Rep Group

Fri Apr 13, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

Derema Group, a national sales and marketing agency in the marine and outdoor markets, on Friday announce that Samlex has appointed Derema as its national sales representative for both RV and Marine.

“We are thrilled to be aligning with such a high-quality group of individuals that are part of Samlex, and to be re-engaged in a category that our company is familiar with,” says Derema Group President Chris deRecat, “We are anxious to apply our resources to help them grow in both segments.”

Sharl Cline, sales manager for Samlex, says, “Derema Group’s experience in our category, paired with our similar values and approach to customer service, makes this partnership a natural fit. Samlex is excited to welcome Derema Group to the Samlex family as an extension to our commitment to the dealers and distributors in both segments.”

About Derema Group
Derema Group is the only marine rep agency with coverage nationwide and Canada with reps throughout the country.
Multi-channel relationships, including Retail, OEM, Distribution and Dealer, will allow Derema to serve the RV aftermarket with unparalleled coverage and efficiency.

About Samlex America
Samlex America Inc., a global manufacturer and supplier of power conversion products, is focused on providing quality, innovative products supported by the best customer service in the industry.