Waukesha, WI – Wildeck, Inc, one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of industrial steel work platforms and safety guarding products, has been continually growing its business and workforce. Wildeck is committed to ensuring the development and implementation of efficient operations and cost-effective systems to meet the current and future needs of the company. To fulfill this need, Wildeck is thrilled to welcome Chris Horn as the new Vice President of Engineering.
Chris will plan, direct, coordinate, and oversee activities in the Engineering Department. He will also identify, recommend, and implement new technologies and systems to improve organizational processes and decision-making, while also keeping up to date on new developments in the field of engineering or product design.
“We are so excited to welcome Chris to the team.” said Dan Lorenz, President of Wildeck. “As Wildeck continues to grow and evolve we recognize the importance of ensuring our technologies and systems are up-to-date to increase efficiency and productivity. Chris’ background makes him the perfect fit for the job.”
Chris joins Wildeck with an illustrious twenty-plus years of engineering and management experience, starting as a nuclear weapons specialist for the United States Air Force. Chris was most recently the Director of Engineering at Douglas Dynamics. Prior to that role, he spent several years in various engineering roles at Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Chris has a strong focus on product development and a passion for design and manufacturing engineering.
Wildeck products are used for the safe and efficient handling, storage, and protection of materials and personnel. For over 45 years, the company has grown through an experienced network of nationwide dealers and systems integrators. Wildeck manufactures industrial steel work platforms (mezzanines), vertical lifts (VRCs), rideable material lifts (RML), safety guarding products (industrial guard rail, mezzanine safety gates, end-of-aisle rack protectors), industrial ladders, crossovers, and more. Visit wildeck.com for more information.