2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Suburban Promotes Mitch Cornelius to Product Manager

Fri May 4, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

152544875350133.pngSuburban Mfg., a division of Airxcel, Inc., has promoted Mitch Cornelius to product manager.

Cornelius started with Suburban about two years ago as a product engineer, playing a critical role in the design and development of new products.

Cornelius graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. After school, he served as a Design Engineer, Project Engineer and Field Service Manager for various companies throughout the Midwest and in the UK. In his new role Cornelius will work closely with OEM product managers and design teams to develop new, innovative cooking and heating appliance solutions.

“Mitch has been a significant asset to the development of Suburban appliances since he started," says Art Klee, Suburban Mfg. president. "His knowledge of our products, our customers and their applications will assist us in developing new innovative products for the RV industry.”

Airxcel, Inc. is headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, and is made up of six operating divisions: RV Products in Wichita; Suburban Manufacturing in Dayton, Tennesse, MCD Innovations in McKinney, Texas, Dicor Corporation in Elkhart, Indiana, Marvair in Cordele, Georgia, and Industrial Climate Engineering (ICE) also in Cordele.