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.

Airstream to Represent Ohio at White House

Tue Jul 2, 2019
Author: RV News

155966524258995.pngAirstream is representing Ohio at this year’s Made in America Product Showcase.

The White House will host businesses from all 50 states during the event on July 15.

“In today’s booming economy, President Trump and his administration are proud to tout businesses that create jobs and support our local communities,” a White House official said.

Founded in 1931, Airstream manufactures travel trailer in Jackson Center, Ohio and is the longest-tenured RV maker in North America. Each day, 1,000 skilled workers build travel trailers and upfit Mercedes-Benz touring coaches.

“We are thrilled to represent our home state of Ohio and display our American-made, hand-built silver bullet travel trailer at the White House’s Made in America showcase,” Bob Wheeler, president and CEO of Airstream, said. “We look forward to highlighting the strength and dedication of the nearly 1,000 Airstream associates who join us each day to inspire adventure.”