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Lippert Components Promotes 3 Key Managers

Lippert Components, Inc., a subsidiary of Drew Industries Inc. (NYSE: DW), announced today (June 1) the promotions of three key managers, each of whom has made valuable contributions to Drew’s growth and success, according to a press release.

Steve Jenkins, current general manager of Lippert Components’ operation responsible for the production of RV axles, doors, slide-out mechanisms and accessories, has been promoted to director of manufacturing with responsibility for those products.

“Steve has been with Lippert Components for 11 years” said Jason Lippert, chairman and CEO of Lippert Components, “and has been responsible for the operation of several of our facilities over the years, including the 500,000-square-foot facility (in Goshen, Ind.) with 600 employees, our largest, which he now manages.”

Lippert said Jenkins recently assumed responsibility for the manufacture of new products such as Lippert’s “Level-Up” levelers, in-wall slide-out mechanism and RV entry doors, “which have quickly gained market share.” Jenkins, he added, will also be involved in new-product development.

Adam Clark, general manager of Lippert Components’ Indiana RV chassis operation, has been promoted to director of manufacturing with responsibility for all of the company’s Indiana RV and manufactured housing chassis production. “Chassis production is complex, and for the past 13 years Adam has been a driving force in enabling Lippert Components to become the leading chassis builder in the RV industry,” said Lippert.

Scott Meiner, general manager of Lippert Components’ Indiana RV window operation, has been promoted to vice president of purchasing.

“Scott has managed several of our operations over the past 14 years, including chassis and axle production, and most recently our largest window- and tempering facilities, with more than 400,000 square feet of production capacity and 700 employees,” said Lippert Components President Scott Mereness. “During his career with Lippert Components, Scott has been responsible for plant start-ups and other situations requiring exceptional talent and dedication.”

“Steve, Adam and Scott have earned these promotions through their years of dedication and effectiveness,” concluded Lippert. “We are very proud of these executives and their accomplishments.”

Lippert Components, and Kinro, Inc., its sister company, supply a broad array of components for RVs and manufactured homes, including chassis, chassis parts, RV slide-out mechanisms, axles, upholstered furniture, mattresses, windows, doors, and thermoformed products. Contact www.LCI1.com and www.Kinro.com.

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