(April 4, 2014) — Lippert Components, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a 12-½-year agreement to lease a 539,000-square-foot building in South Bend, where it will consolidate its aftermarket parts sales and Customer Support Services operations.
(March 28, 2014) — “Our interiors division hit $100 million in sales last year, so it’s an incredibly fast-growing division of ours,” said Lippert. “We’ll have everything under one roof for the first time. We can set things up the way we need to set things up.”
(March 26, 2014) — Lippert Components, Inc. is pleased to announce that Keystone’s Sprinter brand now features LCI’s Solera Power Awning, Awning LED Lights and Awning Speaker.
(March 21, 2014) — Lippert Components, Inc. provided hands-on product support, showcased new aftermarket products, and worked with area dealerships to install popular aftermarket products at the Quartzsite Sports, Vacation and RV Show.
(March 18, 2014) — Lippert Components, Inc. announces that Forest River’s new Work and Play fifth-wheel Catalyst brand RV is the first to feature LCI’s touch-screen, Android-based Linc Pad wireless tablet to control several key functions.
(March 13, 2014) — Lippert Components, A supplier for the recreational vehicle industry is planning to start operations at a closed South Bend, Ind. distribution center and hire more than 150 workers this year.
(March 11, 2014) — The new machine nearly doubles production speed and significantly increases product precision, replacing an older model that will be retrofitted for the company’s west coast axle operation in Idaho.
(March 7, 2014) — Scott McKinnon, a specialty sales manager for Lippert Components, Elkhart, Ind., thought to take the slide-out component of an RV and offer it to a more challenging space, a truck cab.
(March 6, 2014) — Lippert Components has a knack for creating more space inside RVs, but now it wants to start doing the same for semi tractors, the Elkhart Truth reported. The company is developing a slide-out for semis to give long-haul truck drivers more living and storage space, said McKinnon.
(Feb. 27, 2014) — “In the past several years, the IDS team, alongside the Lippert Components team, has been responsible for developing unique electronic products for the RV industry,” said Lippert. “IDS will now have an even sharper focus on developing innovative products for our RV customers, as well as customers in adjacent industries.”
(Feb. 11, 2014) — Thor Motor Coach’s Rapid Camp, powered by the Linc Remote System technology, allows users to control the patio awning, slide-out rooms, exterior patio light, leveling jacks and generator from within 50 feet of the motorhome, as well as monitor the progress of each function.
(Feb. 5, 2014) — “We consider this Lippert training to be a resounding success. Attendees enjoyed the sessions and appreciated having it so close to home,” said Zagami. “Well-trained technicians keep customers satisfied by diagnosing issues earlier, repairing units faster and answering operational questions thoroughly.”
(Dec. 30, 2013) — LCI will offer a full line of Ashley sofas, sectionals, theater seating and recliners to the RV industry. The relationship between LCI and Ashley allows LCI to provide customers with extensive furniture options to choose from and allows Ashley Furniture to expand into a new market.
(Dec. 18, 2013) — The new mobile-friendly LCI website offers a clean, modern design, easy-to-navigate responsive functionality, and a content-rich site experience. Its product interface allows customers to quickly and easily find product information, with OEM products organized into three main categories: chassis, body and interior.
(Dec. 17, 2013) — The manufacturer of specialized RV chassis located in Middlebury, Ind., was acquired for $3.3 million. Fortress had annualized sales of about $3 million. The business will be managed by LCI’s Chassis Division, allowing the team to further strengthen and expand manufacturing capabilities, a release noted.
(Dec. 13, 2013) — 19 families were adopted by Lippert Components plant 45, through Elkhart County’s child and parent services holiday “Adopt-a-Family” program.
(Nov. 26, 2013) — LCI will be showcasing its upgraded Ground Control electronic leveling system, Linc Pad and Linc Digital Switch System, and Solera Awning products. LCI will also debut several new products including Straptek, Flex Air Pin Box, Power Drive Tongue Jack, BlackJack, Tread Lite Power Step and Sure-Step.
(Nov. 21, 2013) — 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. It also features obstruction-sensing technology for added safety.
(Nov. 20, 2013) — On Tuesday, Goshen City Council members voted to approve an annexation agreement with Lippert Components Manufacturing Inc. involving a 56-acre plot of land, reports Goshen News.
(Nov. 19, 2013) — The Sure-Step, an entry step that can be mounted in several locations, removing constraints that RV floorplan 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.