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 .

Derema Group Now Representing RV Designer

Wed May 15, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155786599056747.pngRV Designer, a supplier of RV replacement hardware and other products, has named Derema Group as its national sales representative in the U.S. RV aftermarket.

“Derema is deploying a national network of veteran sales pros to advocate for our brand,” RV Designer President John Tinghitella says. “This includes field sales work at the dealer level and supporting our efforts with wholesale distributor customers. It’s a big country and they can provide solid coverage. We are excited to put this program together.”

RV Designer has supplied replacement hardware and relevant categories to the RV aftermarket since 1993.

“We pride ourselves on merchandising excellence and helping retailers maximize shelf space” Tinghitella says.

Derema Group President Chris DeRecat says, “RV Designer further demonstrates our commitment to align ourselves with the best brands in the industry. The products RV Designer offers complement our other product lines well and will help us provide complete solutions for our customers.”