2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

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RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays 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 Director of Innovation and Marketing

Wed May 22, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155846699640176.pngMatt Miller is the new director of innovation and marketing at Challenger Door, a supplier of custom doors for the RV industry. It is a newly created position for the company.

Miller, an 18-year veteran of the RV industry, has served as a sales account manager at Challenger for the last 10 years. He will work alongside Challenger’s leadership, R&D, and sales teams to innovate, develop, and market new products for the RV industry and the other markets that Challenger Door serves.

“We’re looking forward to see the direction, ideas, and vision Matt will bring to this new role at Challenger,” says Challenger Door President Merlin Yoder. “His sales experience and the relationships he’s developed within the RV market will be a great asset for our customers and Challenger Door going forward.”

Miller says, “I’m honored to be asked to step into this new position at Challenger and am excited to continue working with my Challenger family to bring new products and ideas that will help support the continued growth of Challenger Door and the RV industry going forward.”