Infinity Woven Products, LLC participated in the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in May 2017 and Recreational Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) in June 2017, respective Advocacy Days on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Both industries are seeing tremendous growth with the Marine industry up 6% and the Recreational Vehicle industry experiencing a 40 year high, up 15% in 2016.
Recreational Industries have come a long way from the recession years of 2008-2010. Recently, NMMA & RVIA partnered with 16 other leading outdoor associations to create the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR), which represents $646 Billion annual economic activity and 6.1 Million Jobs. Collectively, the ORIR and US based manufacturers create a powerful voice participating in legislation roundtables, discussing issues on access and entry, conservation, infrastructure, outdoor participation and workforce development.
As a key supplier to the Marine & RV industries, Infinity’s Leadership served as a state delegate to both Advocacy days speaking alongside US Representatives and Senators. Topics discussed included support of legislative bills regarding infrastructure, access and workforce development.
“What a gift of democracy! As constituents with vested interest in the success of these industries, we are able to use our voice and vote to ensure Americans who love the outdoors can continue to see its growth and preservation” said Warren J McCrickard, Vice President of Corporate Sales. “Infinity is a US manufactured floor covering. We see this as an opportunity to share our company growth story in direct relation to their (Marine & RV industry) continued growth.”
Products that revolutionize an industry only come around so often. Infinity’s Luxury Woven Vinyl flooring has been one for both the Marine and RV industry. Designed to perform, Infinity’s strong warranty, durability, and low-maintenance flooring has been a welcomed and celebrated offering for most boat builders while gaining great traction with RV builders as well. Advocacy Day is one additional way that Infinity goes beyond supplier to partner recognizing their voice as part of the combined industry voice is much stronger and more meaningful.
“We do not see ourselves as just a supplier for these industries,” McCrickard says, “but as a partner to innovate new products, all while advocating alongside industry leaders as one unified team.”
Infinity Woven Products, LLC
Since 2008, Infinity Woven Products, LLC has offered designers and specifiers the premier floor fashion proven to withstand even the most demanding environments; all while being UV-stable, resistant to fading, and include antimicrobial technology which prevents bacterial growth. Our Luxury Woven Vinyl™ (LWV) features a unique, heavy-traffic rated vinyl backing that makes it ideal for indoor and outdoor use on all types of surfaces. Founded on principles of environmental sustainability, innovative design, and client education, Infinity continues to challenge the status quo. It’s simply better flooring. To learn more, visit infinitylwv.com
National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA)
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the nation’s leading trade association representing boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. Collectively, NMMA members manufacture an estimated 80 percent of marine products used in North America. As unifying force and powerful voice for the recreational boating industry, NMMA strives to strengthen and grow boating and protect the interests of its member companies. To learn more, visit nmma.org
Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA)
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) is the national trade association representing recreation vehicle (RV) manufacturers and their component parts suppliers who together build more than 98 percent of all RVs produced in the U.S. The association maintains an inspection program to monitor compliance of the plumbing, heating, fire and life safety, and the electrical systems of the RVs manufactured by its members in conformance to the ANSI/NFPA 1192 standard for RVs. RVIA also provides an on-going Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) education program for its members. To learn more, visit rvia.org