Lippert Components Designated Exclusive Supplier of Reese® "Goose Box™" Pin Box by Cequent Performance Products

Aug 16, 2011, 16:15 ET from Drew Industries Incorporated

GOSHEN, Ind., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lippert Components, Inc., a subsidiary of Drew Industries Incorporated (NYSE: DW) and a leading supplier of components for the RV industry, announced today that it has been designated the exclusive supplier to the RV industry of Cequent Performance Products' innovative new patent pending Reese® "Goose Box™" adaptor for gooseneck hitches.  

"The Goose Box is a great solution for fifth-wheel RV users who prefer to use gooseneck hitches," said Jason Lippert, CEO of Lippert Components. "We are very pleased with the results of the thorough testing of the Goose Box, which demonstrates that it is compatible with our RV frame. As a result, the proper installation of a Goose Box pin box will be acceptable under our RV frame warranty."

The airbag technology used in the Goose Box reduces the stress transferred to the RV frame. The combination of the airbag, dual shocks and rubber bumpers used in the Goose Box provides multi-directional shock absorption for a smoother driving experience that RV enthusiasts will greatly appreciate.

About Lippert Components and Kinro

Lippert Components and Kinro, Inc., its sister company, subsidiaries of Drew Industries Incorporated (NYSE: DW) 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

SOURCE Drew Industries Incorporated