Green Bay, WI (Oct. 10, 2023) – Vehicle Security Innovators, LLC, parent company and manufacturer of OEM and Aftermarket security products for the heavy duty and automotive markets, is pleased to announce the hiring of Mike Gadzik for the role of Quality Engineer.
Mike served in the Army National Guard as a Helicopter Mechanic and has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University. He comes to us with years of experience as a Civil Engineer for Wisconsin Department of Transportation projects and was most recently with Neenah Foundry which gave him exposure to IATF and ISO standards. “Mike’s previous Quality positions had crossover in the automotive industry which made him a unique fit for VSI. We feel fortunate to have him on our team. His knowledge and expertise will be key as we continue to enhance our Quality Management System” says Zach, Human Resources Manager for Vehicle Security Innovators.
About Vehicle Security Innovators Vehicle Security Innovators (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 pickup 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.