2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

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 Adds Account Managers

Thu May 23, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155855305359327.pngRV industry supplier Challenger Door has added Chris Beam and Tyler Priem to its sales staff.

Beam (pictured right in photo) comes to Challenger Door after 18 years at Pepsi where he held positions as restaurant sales representative, delivery supervisor, and delivery driver.

Priem joins Challenger after working in purchasing and process improvement within the RV industry over the past four years.

“Chris and Tyler are a great compliment to our current sales team and we’re very excited to have them join the Challenger family,” says Challenger Door President Merlin Yoder. “The unique combination of their previous work experience will definitely be an asset to Challenger and our entire sales team as we continue to cultivate our partnerships within the RV industry and other industries we serve.”