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 .
Wed Feb 27, 2019
Author: RV News Staff
Cummins Inc. recently appointed four new vice presidents across multiple business units to provide leadership in important areas of its business.
Cary Chenanda was named vice president, Cummins Electronics and Fuel Systems (CEFS), a critical technology provider to Cummins. The company says these businesses have shown dramatic improvement in both technology and profitability under Chenanda’s leadership. He is a long-time leader at Cummins, having served in many different parts of the company. While leading CEFS, his clear vision and strong execution helped to globalize that business while at the same time improving costs and efficiencies, according to Cummins.
Cummins named Julie Furber vice president, Electrified Power Business. The Electrified Power Business is critical to Cummins, as the company establishes itself as a leader in electrified power for commercial and industrial markets. Cummins says Furber brings the tireless energy, strategic leadership and customer focus the company needs to launch this start-up business.
Diana Rey-Marrero was named vice president, Cummins Business Services, which provides hundreds of support services that keep its global workforce focused and productive. Cummins says Rey-Marrero has demonstrated strong leadership in several functions over her career, both at Cummins and at other companies.
Shon Wright was named vice president, Cummins Turbo Technologies (CTT). Wright has held leadership roles in several areas of Cummins, bringing deep experience to his role as the CTT leader.