Elkhart-based Lippert Components Inc. has announced E&P Hydraulics will sell and distribute its products in Europe. Lippert says E&P is one of Europe's largest recreational vehicle component suppliers. August 29, 2014

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ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI) and E&P Hydraulics announced today that E&P will sell and distribute LCI products, including In-Wall Slide-Out systems, windows and electronic control systems, on an exclusive basis to the European caravan and motor home market. E&P Hydraulics is one of Europe's largest suppliers of hydraulic leveling systems and supports an extensive service network throughout Europe. E&P is showcasing LCI RV products for the first time at the Caravan Salon 2014 show in Dusseldorf, Germany, Aug. 30 – Sept. 7.

“We have been supplying E&P Hydraulics premium components for nearly a decade and we highly regard the company and its people,” said LCI Chief Executive Officer Jason Lippert.

“E&P manufactures exceptional products and is well respected by European manufacturers. We believe that building relationships like this one will help us reach customers and find success in Europe.”

E&P founders Eric Klinkenberg, Pierre Blom and Kay Fischer have worked with LCI since 2005 and are pleased to expand the relationship to offer the full line of LCI products. They said the long-term and successful cooperation between the companies was instrumental to entering into this relationship. “We have proven to the European market that we offer a great product with exceptional service,” said Fischer. “Our regional teams across Europe have developed extensive networks with manufacturers by providing the best product solutions.”

Larry Revelino, LCI's Director of International Business Development, explained that E&P’s extensive service network, product innovation, and history with LCI were essential ingredients leading to the arrangement. “Kay Fischer and his team have built E&P's presence and excellent reputation in Europe for years and we look forward to continuing to work with E&P in the future,” said Revelino.

About Lippert Components:

From 36 factories located throughout the United States, Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI), a subsidiary of Drew Industries Incorporated (NYSE:DW), supplies a broad array of components for the leading manufacturers of recreational vehicles and manufactured homes. In addition, Lippert Components manufactures components for adjacent industries including buses; trailers used to haul boats, livestock, equipment and other cargo; truck campers; truck caps; modular housing; and factory-built mobile office units. Lippert Components products include steel chassis; vinyl and aluminum windows; slide-out mechanisms and solutions; axles and suspension solutions; furniture and mattresses; thermoformed bath, kitchen and other products; manual, electric and hydraulic stabilizer and leveling systems; chassis components; entry, luggage, patio and ramp doors; electronic and manual entry steps; awnings and slide toppers; electronic components; and other accessories. Additional information about Lippert Components and its products can be found at www.LippertComponents.com

Source: Lippert Components Inc.

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