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SureShade Relocates


Lippert Components announced it would relocate SureShade manufacturing from Philadelphia to Sarasota, Fla. SureShade will operate out of the Taylor Made facility, effective April 27.

“All along our number one goal as an organization has always been to emphasize more responsive customer service,” LCI sales vice president Jeff Wysong said in the statement.“With the majority of our customers being based in the Southeast, this move allows us to provide faster delivery of product, better technical support and a better overall customer experience.

“With this move, not only are we able to achieve full vertical integration with our existing canvas operations, but we also took the opportunity to introduce a new lean manufacturing structure,which increases the overall capacity of SureShade,” he added.

SureShade managing director Bill Michel will lead the sales and business operations, and manyPhiladelphia workers will continue at the new location.


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