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.

Dometic Acquires Kampa

Tue Dec 4, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

151180063059137.jpgDometic Corp. acquires Kampa UK Ltd., a U.K. provider of retail and aftermarket products, specializing in lightweight and inflatable awning rooms and tents.

The acquisition broadens Dometic’s offerings in the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Dometic has a strategic priority of retail and aftermarket expansion and Kampa met Dometic’s acquisition prerequisites of profitable growth, strong earnings potential and opportunities for further expansion. Kampa outsources its manufacturing and has a central warehouse in the Netherlands that covers European distribution.

"I am pleased to welcome Kampa and its employees to Dometic,” Dometic President and CEO Juan Vargues says. “The acquisition is part of our strategy of strengthening our aftermarket position through complementary products and strong market presence. Kampa complements our product portfolio and strengthens our global offer to make Dometic even more relevant to our current and future customers.”

"We are today the market leader in inflatable awning room and tent technology in the UK, with a clear focus on easy use for our customers,” Kampa Managing Director Myles Salmon says. “In Dometic we have found an incredibly good home where we can build and accelerate our international expansion.”