Chris Ganshorn Joins Lippert Components and Kinro

Dec 15, 2010, 08:00 ET from Drew Industries Inc.

GOSHEN, Ind. Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lippert Components, Inc. and Kinro, Inc., subsidiaries of Drew Industries Incorporated (NYSE: DW), announced today that Chris Ganshorn is joining their management teams as Sales Manager.  

Lippert and Kinro are focused on an array of new products, including a variety of electronics. Ganshorn, with a degree in electrical engineering from Purdue, an MBA, and years of practical experience as an automotive engineer, is expected to play a vital role in the development and introduction of innovative products designed to meet the needs of our customers.

"Chris is a great fit with the rest of our management teams. He is very creative, and his skills and experience will enable us to design more new products to bring to the RV industry," said Jason Lippert, CEO of Lippert Components and Kinro. "It has been our long-standing belief that our outstanding management team is the key to our success, and we are confident that Chris will add significant value to our team and to our Companies."

About Lippert Components and Kinro

Lippert Components and Kinro 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. Additional information about Lippert Components and Kinro can be found at and

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