UNIVERSAL TRAILER ANNOUNCES
KEITH PETERSON AND WALTER NIZIOLEK TO LEADERSHIP
POSITIONS AT HAULMARK
CINCINNATI, Ohio/June 25, 2007—Universal
Trailer Corporation, the nation's largest
specialty trailer company, has named Keith
Peterson vice president of sales & marketing and
Walter Niziolek vice president of operations for
Haulmark Industries. Haulmark and Haulmark
Motorcoach, two of Universal Trailer's family of
brands, are headquartered in Bristol, Indiana.
The announcement was made by Universal Trailer
President and CEO Tom Frey.
Keith Peterson has over 26 years of
experience in product, channel and global
marketing as well as in sales and service. His
international and domestic marketing and sales
expertise is with matrix organizations focused
on channeling products to core markets,
distributor support, sales growth through value
packaging and sales promotions. He has held
positions with Ingersoll-Rand, Moyno (Robbins &
Myers) and Weir Services. Peterson holds a
bachelor's degree in business from Indiana
Walt Niziolek's expertise is in engineering
and operations/plant management. In his 15 year
industrial career, he has been instrumental in
developing high performing manufacturing
facilities through process improvements, team
building, Kaizen, and other Lean Manufacturing
methodologies. Niziolek has worked at Visteon
and Cintas. He also served as an officer in the
U.S. Army. He has a degree in industrial
engineering and an MBA from the University of
"Keith Peterson and Walt Niziolek bring an
extraordinary level of experience and talent to
the Haulmark management team," Frey said. "Each
has a broad portfolio of skills that will help
drive new initiatives and further advance
Haulmark's industry leadership."
Haulmark Industries manufactures cargo
trailers, specialty trailers and motorcoaches.
It has manufacturing facilities in six states.
About Universal Trailer Corporation
Universal Trailer is the largest specialty
trailer manufacturer in North America. The
Company manufactures a wide selection of cargo,
horse, livestock, motor sport, snowmobile, ATV,
motorcycle, concession, custom and specialty
trailers. Its brands — Haulmark, Haulmark
Motorcoach, Featherlite, Exiss, Sooner and Miley
— are "Signposts on the Road to Value."
Universal Trailer Corporation is headquartered
in Cincinnati and has 10 manufacturing locations
across the United States. For more information,
www.universaltrailer.com or contact
Universal Trailer Corporation, (513) 671-3880.