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ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) is known for listening to customers, identifying unmet needs in the market and developing excellent solutions to fill those needs. LCI will introduce several innovative new products, provide comprehensive customer support and offer a sneak peek at its new website at the RVIA National Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., on Dec. 3-5.
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) is excited to present its new aluminum Tread Lite® Power Step for motorhomes. The lightweight Tread Lite Power Step’s all new solid-drive mechanism allows it to extend and retract quicker, while providing more stability than other power steps on the market.
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) introduces its new Sure-Step™, an entry step that can be mounted in several locations, removing constraints that RV floor plan designers have faced for years. The new aluminum quad entry step fastens to the RV sidewall, rear wall, exterior slide-out wall or over a wheel well, allowing manufacturers to create more versatile and customized RV floor plans.
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) announces that Byron Chartier has been promoted to Vice President of Quality. Building off of 10 years of leadership experience at LCI, Chartier will work with the Research and Development and management teams from each facility to maintain and fortify best practices based on customer needs, as well as promote consistent quality along every product line.
GOSHEN, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) announces the completion of a new manufacturing line for its 10K and 12K capacity spring axles, adding to its existing line of 2K through 8K capacity spring and torsion axles. LCI’s 10K and 12K spring axles are designed for heavy-duty performance applications such as cargo and utility trailers; horse and livestock trailers; and dump and heavy equipment trailers.
“We are committed to providing the best product to our customers and bringing jobs back to the U.S.,” said LCI Chief Executive Officer Jason Lippert. “HSM builds great steps, and we’re excited to distribute their newest design, which is more rugged than the traditional step.”
ELKHART, Ind. — Drew Industries Incorporated (NYSE: DW), parent company of Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) and Kinro®, Inc., recently completed its previously announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters from White Plains, N.Y., to Elkhart, and to expand its Indiana manufacturing operations.
At 11 a.m. today, Oct. 2, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore and President of the Goshen City Council Jim McKee will join Jason Lippert, Chief Executive Officer of Drew Industries, LCI and Kinro, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new corporate headquarters, located at 3501 County Road 6 East in Elkhart.
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) is pleased to announce that Heartland RV is now installing the Correct Track™ trailer alignment system on all of its travel trailer, fifth-wheel and toy hauler RV brands.
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) announces the hire of Larry Revelino as Director of International Business Relations. With more than 15 years of experience in the RV industry, including working with manufacturers in the European and Australian RV/caravan markets, Revelino will help LCI understand the global marketplace.
ELKHART, Ind. — Kinro®, Inc., sister company to Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™), announces that Josh Roan has been promoted to Vice President of RV Windows. Roan has worked in the RV industry for 17 years and has led several teams during his 10 years with Kinro and LCI.
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) and Kinro, Inc.® announce that Andy Pocock has been promoted to Vice President of Sales, Specialty and Manufactured Housing Markets. For more than eight years, Pocock has led LCI and Kinro teams in many roles including General Manager of Suspension and Running Gear and, for the last 2 ½ years, Director of Business Development of the Specialty Markets Division.
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) announces it has acquired the rights to manufacture, distribute and sell ToyLok® products to the RV, cargo, utility, horse/livestock and marine trailer industries from Peak Recreational Products.
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™), and its sister company Kinro, Inc.®, collectively one of the largest suppliers of plastic bathroom and kitchen products to the RV and manufactured housing industries, have moved RV thermoforming plastics production from a Waxahachie, Texas, facility to Elkhart, Ind. This move will allow their Plastics Division to grow, while also opening up space for the Texas facility to begin axle production.
GOSHEN, Ind.— Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) held daily product drawings and gave away several products – including an RV Supreme Euro Top Mattress from Denver Mattress – to lucky winners during the second annual Forest River Owners Group (FROG) International Rally at the Elkhart County Fairgrounds on August 4-10.
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) introduces StrapTek™, an innovative new weight distribution product that employs a ratchet winch and heavy-duty polyester straps instead of traditional chains and snap-up brackets. StrapTek allows users to safely and easily adjust weight distribution spring bars on travel trailer RVs and cargo trailers with a standard socket wrench.
“Our wireless remote systems have been well received for several years,” said LCI Vice President of Sales Andy Murray. “Our customers requested that we integrate this wireless technology into our leveling systems, and now several RV brands are using the product.”
ELKHART, Ind. — Since Heartland Recreational Vehicles adopted Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™)’s Level Up® automatic hydraulic leveling system as an option on its Sundance brand of travel trailer RVs in January 2013, every unit sold has been built with the Level Up system.
ELKHART, Ind. —Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) announces that it has acquired certain assets and the engineering team of Midstates Tool & Die & Engineering, Inc., a designer and builder of automated equipment, production tooling, progressive dies and one-hit stamping dies. The business will be operated as Lippert Automation, Tool and Die.
GOSHEN, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™) performed complimentary laser alignment and safety checks on more than 100 RVs and installed more than nine Level Up® systems duringthe North American Heartland Owners Rally at the sunny Elkhart County Fairgrounds on June 18-23.
Goshen, Ind.—Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™), will have two of LCI’s most popular products for recreational vehicles featured on the Speed Channel’s popular “Truck U” program in March and April. A how-to show dedicated to all things related to trucks, 4x4s and SUV’s, “Truck U” follows monster-truck expert Matt Steele and master mechanic Bruno Massel as they tackle hands-on projects crucial to serious off-roading and truck performance.
Goshen, Ind.—Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™), is pleased to announce that its founder, Larry Lippert, will be inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Indiana on Aug. 5 at the annual Heritage Foundation Induction Dinner.
Goshen, Ind.—Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI™), reports growing use of its bonded, frameless windows in travel trailer and fifth-wheel recreational vehicle designs during the last 12 months.
“It’s all about styling with this product line,” said LCI Vice President of Sales Andy Murray. “Bonded frameless windows create a cleaner, more automotive look and cleaner lines on the outside of the RV while streamlining the sidewall.”