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Lippert Components and Acts of Service win Empowering Business of the Year award

October 04, 2018

Elkhart, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®) announces that it was the recipient of the Empowering Business of the Year award at this year’s Influential Women Awards Banquet held on September 27, 2018. With more than 750 people in attendance at this year’s awards banquet, LCI and Acts of Service were honored with the award for the company-wide philanthropic efforts and company mission to foster a workforce environment where Everyone Matters.

Presented by the Northwest Indiana Influential Women Association, the annual awards banquet celebrates and honors the achievements of women who have refined their companies, industries, and communities through their leadership and innovation. LCI’s Director of Philanthropic Partnerships, Michilah Grimes, was among the 2018 Influential Women Award Finalists.

“LCI is doing very special things within the many communities that our 11,000 team members call home. We’ve dedicated ourselves to volunteerism, reaching goals of collectively volunteering more than 200,000 hours of community service over the past two years. It’s amazing, and humbling, to experience the significant changes in our team member’s morale and improvements within our communities as we continue to carry out our charitable outreach,” said Grimes.

“I want to thank all of our hardworking and passionate team members who’ve contributed to LCI’s community outreach vision. Michilah is such a stand out leader and our philanthropic mission is a vital component of our organization. The dedication of our Philanthropic Team is truly inspiring.” Said Jason Lippert, CEO of LCI. “This award is a huge honor for LCI, Michilah, and the philanthropic team who have helped put our efforts to use within the business community to help lift up our communities.”

The annual banquet honors both established professionals and up-and-coming women in 10 industry categories in Northwest Indiana, as well as companies that have demonstrated outstanding support for women. Categories include: Business, Construction, Economic Development/Government, Education, Finance, Healthcare, Law, Marketing/Media, Nonprofit, and Service/Tourism. Additional awards are given for the Empowering Business of the Year, Community Leader of the Year, Supporter of the Year, and the special Torch Award.

Created by LCI, Acts of Service is a web-based community service tool. A free resource, and open to all community partners who want to make a positive difference in the world, Acts of Service connects local volunteers with local community service opportunities. Visit to learn more.

About LCI Industries ®

From over 90 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout North America and Europe, LCI Industries, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, LCI, supplies, domestically and internationally, a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading OEMs in the recreation and transportation product markets, consisting primarily 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; towing products; truck accessories; electronic components; and other accessories. Additional information about LCI and its products can be found at

Lippert Components, Inc.
3501 County Road 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514