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.

Erwin Hymer Group Names COO

Tue Dec 4, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

154393607533993.jpgErwin Hymer Group has appointed Jan Francke to the newly created post of chief operations officer.

Francke will work at the company’s head office in Bad Waldsee, Germany. He will be responsible for R&D, supply chain management and operations throughout the Group’s production sites. By creating the COO position, Erwin Hymer Group plans to bring these areas under a single management board member.

Francke was previously COO and general manager at BOS GmbH & Co. KG, an automotive industry systems and component supplier. Earlier he served as general manager for the Brose Group.

“We are delighted that we have been able to recruit a proven expert for this challenging position in the Erwin Hymer Group in Jan Francke,” Group Executive Board Chairman Martin Brandt says. “His management expertise and product know-how in the automotive area makes him the perfect addition to our management team.”