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 Jul 19, 2018
Author: RV News Staff
"Made in the USA, In the Pursuit of Happiness" is now online.
This month, we look at what it takes to make customers happy, specifically, hearing from industry experts themselves about their employees who have gone above and beyond in the way of customer service, be it a supplier, dealer, or manufacturer.
July's issue also carries not-to-be-missed features such as Oetiker's industry dominance of pex clamps, the revolutionary new RVIA Technical Institute, and the ever-increasing popularity of toy haulers. Find out what people from coast to coast are using their garage space for, you might be surprised!
Of course, the mainstays readers are used to seeing in each issue won't disappoint. July's product spotlight focuses on products made in the U.S.A.; this month's tech advice talks about the 5G cellular network revolution; and our repair shop profile takes us to Carterville, Illinois, where Kamper's Supply has been serving customers on a small scale for more than four decades.
Click HERE to read the full issue.