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.

Suburban Adds Eaton, Miller and Simonson to Sales Team

Tue Jun 4, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155966334899395.jpgSuburban, an Airxcel brand, has hired three new original equipment manufacturer account managers. John Eaton, Jeff Miller and Adam Simonson are expected to help support the increase in demand for the company’s products.

Eaton will oversee the development and expansion of the Suburban product line at OEM plants. The Indiana University graduate has worked at various companies in Elkhart, Goshen, Fort Wayne and South Bend during his career.

Miller brings 10 years of outside sales experience to his new job. He’ll be managing and developing business opportunities for the company. Miller’s role will be split between various OEM’s in the Elkhart area.

Simonson has worked in the RV Industry for more than 15 years. As regional sales manager for a major OEM, he developed an understanding of how product development drives the relationship between retail and wholesale customers. Now, he’ll handle various OEM accounts. The Central Michigan University graduate lives in Battle Creek.

“The demand for Suburban products is off the charts,” National OEM Sales Manager Jeff Cowan says. “The addition of John, Jeff and Adam will help us provide great service to our customers. Their combined sales and marketing experience as well as extensive industry knowledge will be a great addition to the Suburban family.”

Pictured above from left are Miller, Simonson and Eaton.