Trachte Building Systems, Inc.: New Employee Hired

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Sarah Artz
Trachte Building Systems, Inc.

SUN PRAIRIE, Wisconsin, June 27, 2005 – Trachte Building Systems is pleased to announce the following addition to its engineering team:

Karen Hitchcock has joined Trachte as Quality Assurance Engineer. In this capacity, she will be responsible for establishing organizational business excellence systems in processes and product improvements throughout Trachte. Karen holds a degree from the United States Navy Technical School and a certificate from the University of Wisconsin School of Business. Karen brings to Trachte twenty years of experience in QA management in various industry sectors. Her involvement with the American Society of Quality as a Senior Member and also as an IRCA QMS Certified Lead Auditor will contribute to the growth of the company.

Trachte welcomes Karen to her new position.

Trachte Building Systems, the leading manufacturer and supplier in the Self-Storage Industry, markets a full-line of pre-engineered steel building systems. In addition, the company specializes in smaller buildings for commercial and industrial use. Subsidiaries of Trachte include Trac-Rite Door, a premier manufacturer of steel roll-up doors, Fire Facilities Inc., the leading manufacturer of steel fire training towers, and Tactical Training Systems, manufacturer of structures for military and law enforcement training. Trachte is devoted to providing superior products, uncompromised service, and unmatched industry knowledge throughout the entire customer experience. This devotion, along with over 100 years of manufacturing experience, has given the company a leading edge in the self-storage industry. Trachte is an employee owned company.

For more information about Trachte Building Systems and its products, please contact Trachte at 800-356-5824; 314 Wilburn Road, Sun Prairie, WI 53590; or visit the website at