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Heartland’s Elkridge the first towable to feature Lippert Component’s EuroLoft™ bed lift system

September 20, 2016

Elkhart, Ind. – Capitalizing on the unused airspace above the jackknife sofa in the rear slide-out of the all new fifth-wheel floor plan, Heartland’s Elkridge introduces the smooth-gliding, suspended EuroLoft bed lift system, manufactured at Lippert Components’ Project 2000 division in Florence, Italy. In the stored position, the extra bunk is tucked out of the way against the ceiling, but when deployed, the EuroLoft offers another comfortable sleeping space for RV owners. The EuroLoft’s quick and quiet action takes only five seconds to drop into position and is immediately ready to use.

“The EuroLoft bunk option adds an all new element to the Elkridge, allowing one more family member to sleep comfortably with minimal effort,” says Joel Eberlein, Senior GM of the Elkridge product line at Heartland. “We’re excited to be the first towable platform to offer this product, which until now has been used exclusively by motorized RV manufacturers.”

“The EuroLoft bed lift has been an attractive feature in the motorized market for years and has had a remarkably smooth launch into the U.S. market after nearly a decade in Europe and other parts of the world,” says Marty McManus, Sales Director and Product Manager for the Italian bed lift system. “It’s a logical progression to move the EuroLoft into the towable arena now that customers have become familiar with the product.”

See the EuroLoft in action at Heartland’s space inside the Thor display located at the RV/MH Hall of Fame at this year’s Elkhart RV Open House, held the week of September, 19 2016.

LCI Industries (NYSE: LCII)

Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc. (Lippert), is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of highly engineered products and customized solutions dedicated to shaping, growing, and bettering the RV, marine, automotive, commercial vehicle, and building products industries.

About Lippert

With over 90 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, Lippert™ is a leading, global manufacturer and supplier of highly engineered products and customized solutions dedicated to shaping, growing, and bettering the RV, marine, automotive, commercial vehicle, and building products industries, and their adjacent markets. Lippert also serves a broad array of aftermarket segments, supplying best-in-class products designed to enhance recreational pursuits, both on the road and on the water. From powerful towing technology and automated RV leveling systems, to boating furniture and one-of-a-kind shade solutions — Lippert combines strategic manufacturing capabilities with the power of our winning team culture to deliver unrivaled Customer Service, award-winning Innovation, and premium Products to every industry and person we serve.

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3501 County Road 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514
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