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Vehicle Security Innovators Welcomes Mike Brown as New Production Manager

April 15, 2019

Vehicle Security Innovators (VSI Inc.) is pleased to announce the hiring of Mike Brown for the role of Production Manager.

Brown comes to VSI from Arien’s Company. He brings to VSI 20+ years of manufacturing experience. “We are very excited to have Mike on board at VSI. He has extensive knowledge specializing in leadership and lean practices which will be crucial in his new position. He will play a key role in our organization through production development and strategies that will continue the successful growth of all our entities,” says Jay Yaeso, President of VSI Inc.

About Vehicle Security Innovators (VSI Inc.)

Vehicle Security Innovators, Inc. (Green Bay, WI), is the parent company to four strategic business units focused on custom security and maintenance solutions for the transportation industry. Originally founded in 1948 as Vandersteen and Sons, VSI’s goal was to provide lock and key services to the locksmith industry.  In 1989, our services evolved to assembly of automotive and truck locksets for the domestic OEM production environment. By the end of 2004, VSI became the main supplier of locksets for the North American Heavy Truck market. In 2011, VSI Inc. acquired Pop & Lock, the industry leader in aftermarket tailgate lock solutions for pick up trucks. Then in 2013, VSI Inc. started Freight Defense, whose mission is to protect medium and heavy duty fleets and owner-operators with innovative security products designed to minimize theft, improve safety and keep freight moving.

In late 2014, VSI Inc. became an employee-owned company.