Lippert Components Hosts Manufacturing Day Events

09/28/2018 4:57pm


  • Lippert Components, Inc. will open its doors to more than 450 8th grade students as part of an effort to create positive awareness about today’s manufacturing environment and to draw attention to the outstanding opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide

Elkhart, IN (September 28, 2018) – In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2018, Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®) announces that it will open its doors from Monday, October 1 through Wednesday, October 10 to more than 450 8th grade students from Pierre Moran, Goshen, Concord, North Side, Northridge, and Fairfield Middle Schools as part of an effort to create positive awareness about today’s manufacturing environment and to draw attention to the outstanding opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide. Planned activities include facility tours at six LCI plant locations, team member success stories, career pathway options for different operations and divisions, product line educational information, safety precautions and product line mock runs with the students.

Manufacturing Day is an annual national event executed at the local level supported by thousands of manufacturers as they host students, teachers, parents, job seekers and other local community members at open houses, plant tours and presentations designed to showcase modern manufacturing technology and careers.

“There is an increasing demand for highly skilled professionals in the manufacturing sector who can design, program and operate technology,” said Stephanie Cook, People & Talent Acquisition Leader at LCI. “The average age of a manufacturing team member is 56, and between now and 2020 there will be a definite need for skilled workers who can work within the next generation of manufacturing operations.”

A schedule of LCI’s Manufacturing Day events is below:

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1

  • Plant 91, 9:10am – 11:30am

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2

  • Plant 228W, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Plant 85, 9:20am – 11:40am
  • Plant 50, 9:20am – 11:40am

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

  • Plant 228W, 9:35am – 11:35am
  • Plant 85, 9:20am – 11:40am
  • Plant 50, 9:20am – 11:40am

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

  • Plant 228W, 9:30am – 11:35am
  • Plant 91, 9:25am – 11:45am
  • Plant 58, 9:30am – 11:30am

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

  • Plant 58, 9:05am – 11:25am
  • Plant 85, 9:15am – 11:30am
  • Plant 67, 9:05am – 11:25am

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

  • Plant 50, 9:15am – 11:35am

ABOUT LIPPERT COMPONENTS

From over 65 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout the United States and in Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®), a subsidiary of LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII), supplies a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers of the leisure and mobile transportation industries, consisting 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. LCI also supplies 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 chassis 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; furniture and mattresses; entry, luggage, patio, and ramp doors; electric and manual entry steps; awnings and awning accessories; electronic components; televisions and sound systems; navigation systems; backup cameras; appliances; and other accessories. Additional information about Lippert Components and its products can be found at LippertComponents.com.