2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

The new RVs Move America Economic Impact Study, released June 3, 2019 at the annual meeting of RVIA, revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supporting nearly 600,000 jobs, contributing more than $32 billion in wages, and paying 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.

Bolt Lock Names Jason Buckles Sales Account Manager

Wed Jul 25, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

BOLT Lock has announced Jason Buckles as the new Sales Account Manager for the company. As part of his new role, Buckles will coordinate the sales activity for the network of sales representatives who support BOLT Lock in the truck accessory aftermarket. In addition, he will provide direct sales support for the commercial partners which support the work truck and tonneau cover markets.
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"Jason did an excellent job in his position as Web Marketing Analyst and Developer for BOLT Lock for the past five years, so we are confident he will help the company continue to build market share in his new role," says Steve Gilles, director of new business development for BOLT Lock.

Buckles graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor's and recently earned a Master's degree in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He was previously web marketing analyst and developer where he focused on marketing the brand, including designing new products and packaging. During his time at BOLT Lock, he has created company videos and literature, developed the new website, coordinated trade show activities, created marketing partnerships with sponsored teams and was involved with building project vehicles.

In his new position, Buckles is planning to become more involved with the Young Executives Network, part of the Specialty Equipment Market Association.

"I'm really excited for this new opportunity, and I'm looking forward to continuing to help grow BOLT sales," Buckles says.