Lippert Components Signs Multi Year Agreement to Supply Custom School Bus Windows to Blue Bird Corporation
July 29, 2014
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.”
With over 120 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout North America and Europe, Lippert™ is a leading, global manufacturer and supplier of highly engineered components 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 industries, 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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