RVIA Economic Impact Study

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 .

Truma Names Rob Kolean as Head of Service

Mon Feb 11, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

154989740116119.jpgTruma has appointed Rob Kolean as Head of Service for their North American headquarters in Elkhart, Ind.

A commitment to its partners and customers is part of Truma’s core values. Kolean will support Truma as they continue to grow their Truma Mobile Service fleet and as they open their new North American headquarters in Elkhart later this year which will include a full Truma Sales and Service Center.

“Truma owners expect perfect customer service to come with our high quality, innovative products,” President and CEO of Truma Corp Gerhard Hundsberger, says. “The next generation of millennial customers will expect an even better service experience than past generations. That’s why Truma is focused on building an outstanding service network throughout the USA and Canada. Truma is becoming one of the best service providers in our industry and we are confident that Rob Kolean has the right mindset to help us achieve our service goals.”

Kolean has a degree in Business Management from Cornerstone University. He recently worked for a supplier in Elkhart and has more than 15 years’ experience in operations, customer service and sales management in both the auto and RV industry.

“I decided to join the Truma team because of the opportunity to work with a cutting-edge company that offers top-of-the-line RV systems. I am excited to grow with Truma and help them continue to give customers outstanding experiences with the company and the products we provide,” Kolean says.