The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Wed Dec 5, 2018
Author: RV News Staff
Ernst & Young announces an independent panel of judges named Jason Lippert as a national finalist for the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year award in the manufacturing category. This award recognizes entrepreneurs who are forging a better future through products, services and jobs that keep our worldwide economies and communities moving forward.
“What an honor it is to be recognized by such an esteemed organization for the dedication and commitment to the manufacturing industry and the communities that our business impacts,” Lippert says.
Lippert was originally selected as a regional Entrepreneur of the Year winner in the manufacturing category for the Midwest region. As one of only 44 national finalists, Lippert was selected from over 1,300 applicants nationwide.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are sponsored nationally by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.