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.

Webinar on Resolving the Manufacturing Labor Crisis Scheduled

Fri Jun 14, 2019
Author: RV News

156044883612326.pngThe Robotic Industries Association has scheduled an hour-long webinar on resolving the labor crisis in manufacturing. It’s set for 12 p.m. Eastern Time on June 27.

Universal Robots’ Senior Manager for the Americas Joe Campbell plans to provide a detailed background and industry statistics to help define the problem. He’ll present automation strategies and case studies that could help companies fill gaps on the shop floor, increase production and return on investment, and attract new talent to manufacturing.

This webinar will be tailored for:
Managers, owners, executives struggling to fill open positions in manufacturing
Production and manufacturing managers working to meet customer demands
HR representatives battling the labor shortage and hiring challenges
Engineers and managers trying to justify investments in automation

Campbell has worked in the robotics industry for 40 years. After executive assignments in sales, marketing, customer service and operations, he’s now head of marketing and applications development for the Americas at Universal Robots. He regularly speaks to industry groups, associations, conferences and state and local governments on the benefits of automation.

To register for the webinar, click here.