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.

Challenger Door Names Operations Manager

Mon May 13, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155751054935722.pngChallenger Door has promoted Michael Reid to operations manager. Reid serves as customer service manager at the supplier for the past three years.

Reid will work with the company’s leadership team to pursue global growth opportunities.

“Michael has definitely earned this spot on our team,” says Challenger Door President Merlin Yoder. “He brings a well-rounded background and a people first mentality that will serve him well in this new position.”

Reid’s previous experience includes customer service, operations, and production. Since joining Challenger six years ago, he has held positions in order entry, parts, and served as warranty and customer service manager.

“It is an honor to serve here, and to work to develop the role of operations manager at Challenger,” Reid says, “and to focus the knowledge that I’ve gained and developed over the last few years in a new direction.”