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.

New Electronic Slide Bolt from Southco

Mon Jul 15, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

156320737297482.jpgSouthco, a global leader in engineered access solutions, has expanded its line of electronic access control solutions with a compact electronic slide bolt that simplifies the upgrade from mechanical to electromechanical latching.

The new EM-05 4 Series Slide Bolt integrates an electronic lock with latch bolt position sensing and door sensing, allowing for simple monitoring of door and latch status.

Southco's EM-05 4 Series Electronic Slide Bolt features high energy efficiency, requiring no power draw to maintain its retracted or extended position. With its compact size, the lightweight 4 Series Electronic Slide Bolt can be easily installed in tight spaces and is adaptable to various mounting requirements. Simple to install and operate, the economical 4 Series uses a spring-loaded, gear motor-driven mechanism that provides a secure and reliable alternative to solenoid solutions.

"The new EM-05 4 Series Slide Bolt offers a simple, cost-effective upgrade to electromechanical access control that offers more energy efficiency and reliability than traditional solenoid solutions," General Manager Steve Spatig says. "With integrated latch bolt position sensing and door sensing, the 4 Series allows simple monitoring of door and latch status for added security."

For more information about the functionality of Southco's Electronic Slide Bolts, please click here.