The RV industry made a $114 billion impact on the nation’s economy in 2018, with nearly one third of that coming to Indiana.
Great Lakes Forest Products, an Elkhart-based lumber manufacturing business, recently announced it will launch a new sister company to produce laminated wood panels. The new company, Great Lakes Lamination, plans to create up to 100 new jobs in Bristol during the next few years, according to the Indiana Economic Development Corp. “We are very excited […]
Garry Enyart, director of Cummins mobile generator business, was elected chairman of the board of directors for the RV Industry Association, which is based in Elkhart. Enyart began his career with Cummins in 1972 and became involved in the RV industry in 1978 as a sales representative. “Cummins has a long history of providing […]
Shipments of recreational vehicles are showing no signs of slowing. A recently released revised forecast of RV industry shipments shows that 505,900 units are expected to ship to dealers in 2018, according to the RV Industry Association. It will mark nine consecutive years of growth for the industry in what it says should be the […]
Shipments of new RVs saw a slight drop in May when compared to the same period a year ago. The RV Industry Association’s May survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 45,070, down 1.7 percent from the 45,853 units shipped last May. Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 39,714 units for […]