In recognition of its recently announced initiative to export approximately 30,000 recreation vehicles to China in the next three to four years, Riverside, Calif.-based MVP RV Inc., was a recent recipient of an Excellence in Exports Award from Riverside County’s Economic Development Agency.
“We are delighted to receive this award, not only for us, but for the Inland Empire because our export and domestic business is creating much-needed jobs,” said MVP RV Inc. President and CEO Brad Williams in a news release. “Our homegrown company has weathered the economic storm and will be hiring hundreds of employees to meet our growing needs.”
Earlier this year, MVP RV signed a deal to manufacture and export recreational vehicles worth in excess of $5 billion to China. The agreement was cited by The White House in conjunction with Chinese President Hu Jintao’s state visit and has been heralded as a significant step in the continued development of the recreational vehicle industry in China.
In April, Williams met with U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in Los Angeles, Calif., during the second stop of Locke’s “New Markets, New Jobs” small business outreach tour.
Williams said that MVP RV— which manufactures Class C motorhomes, fifth-wheels, toy haulers and travel trailers at its 23-acre Riverside campus — is reviewing export opportunities to other countries in addition to China, and is also ready and able to provide motorhomes and travel trailers to locations around the world when emergency housing is needed for disaster relief.
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