Lippert Components® signs multi-year agreement to supply custom school bus windows to Blue Bird Corporation
ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®) announced today it has signed a multi-year contract to supply custom school bus windows to Blue Bird Corporation, one of the world’s leading school bus manufacturers.
"We are thrilled to work with Blue Bird — a company that sincerely listens to its customers and brings them advanced component solutions," said LCI President Scott Mereness. "This new window line we’ve developed exclusively for Blue Bird has improved durability and is more user friendly."
As a student transportation leader, Blue Bird worked closely with the LCI team to develop an innovative window design that sets new industry standards and provides its customers with a superior solution. "We listened closely to our customers' feedback and partnered with LCI to deliver a targeted, cutting-edge window solution," said Phil Horlock, President and CEO of Blue Bird. "Through significant collaboration, we’ve developed a best-in-class window complete with a robust frame, an interlocking sash and integrated seals to eliminate dust and moisture infiltration, ergonomic dual-grip latches and best of all, effortless and smooth operation. We are excited about our new industry-leading E-Z Window® and our relationship with LCI."
LCI Vice President of Specialty Sales Andy Pocock expressed excitement about the collaborative effort. "We love the opportunity to develop custom products for companies that really get it. Blue Bird sought to set new standards for window safety, quality and durability. We are delighted to deliver a premium product solution."
From over 70 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout North America and Europe, LCI Industries, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc., supplies, domestically and internationally, a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading OEMs in the recreation and transportation product markets, consisting of recreational vehicles and adjacent industries, including buses; trailers used to haul boats, livestock, equipment, and other cargo; trucks; boats; trains; manufactured homes; and modular housing. The Company also supplies engineered components to the related aftermarkets of these industries primarily by selling to retail dealers, wholesale distributors, and service centers. LCI's products include steel chassis and related components; axles and suspension solutions; slide-out mechanisms and solutions; thermoformed bath, kitchen, and other products; vinyl, aluminum, and frameless windows; manual, electric, and hydraulic stabilizer and leveling systems; entry, luggage, patio, and ramp doors; furniture and mattresses; electric and manual entry steps; awnings and awning accessories; electronic components; appliances; televisions, sound systems, navigation systems, and backup cameras; and other accessories. Additional information about LCI and its products can be found at www.lci1.com.
Lippert Components, Inc.
3501 County Road 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514