Duane Grahovec is a Western Illinois University graduate where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Engineering, later receiving his Master’s degree in Business from the University of Illinois.
Today, Duane is the International Salesman for the Kentucky Trailer Specialty Trailers, Wixom, Michigan based division where he continues to develop the Middle East and Africa Specialty Vehicles market. His experience dates back to 1974 when he was President of FG Enterprises, a specialized organization that took part in chemical plant maintenance. There, he invented new techniques to reduce safety hazards used in plant clean-up activities.
From 2005 – 2010, Duane worked at Calutech Mobile Solutions Specialty Trailer Manufacturing Company, as President of the organization, he instituted ISO 9001, tracking all build processes.
During his tenure at American Lock Company as Co-President, Duane also instituted ISO 9001 which included Supplier Quality Training and Supplier Quality Audits. He also installed the Syteline Manufacturing Program to help reduce production lead times and inventory.
During Duane’s spare time, he enjoys Auto Racing, Hockey and Boating.