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.

Permatex Makes Management Changes

Tue Dec 4, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

154394807418090.pngPermatex, a company specializing in chemical technology for RVs and other vehicles, announces appointment of Lee Burtelson as vice president and general manager of its Automotive Aftermarket Group, replacing Andy Robinson, who is retiring. He will be based in Solon, Ohio.

Previously, Burtelson was vice president of strategic marketing for ITW Fluids Platform, where he worked since 2015. Prior to ITW, Burtelson worked for Honeywell and TT Electronics.

In addition, Permatex has promoted Dan Clarke to lead the Traditional Aftermarket Sales group as sales director. Clarke has been with Permatex since 2015 and has served as its senior product manager. Prior to Permatex, Clarke was a business unit manager at Coburn Technologies Inc. and held various management and sales positions with HID Global Corporation.