Gichner Shelter Systems, a division of Gichner Systems Group LLC, and a world leader in the design, development and production of tactical and logistic shelters and shelter systems announced today that Ron Timmons has joined the company as Manager of Shop Operations.

Reporting directly to Owen Aldinger, Director of Manufacturing, Ron will be responsible for all aspects of shop operations including the continuation of the lean manufacturing and quality improvement initiatives.

Ron was most recently a Business Unit Manager for the Carrier Transicold Division of United Technologies. He brings with him, his expertise in Lean Manufacturing and Quality Improvement Methods, as well as his experience in team building, manufacturing management, and process engineering.

Owen Aldinger, Director of Manufacturing stated, “We are pleased to have Ron join our team and look forward to adding his talents and perspective to our organization. His background and experience will be a welcome addition to the existing staff of talented manufacturing managers and supervisors.”

About Gichner Shelter Systems

Gichner Shelter Systems designs, manufactures and integrates tactical and logistic shelters and related products for military and commercial applications. Its shelters, assembled from lightweight bonded panels fabricated using both foam and beam and honeycomb core construction are used worldwide. Gichners’ core products include all of the US military Standard Family of Tactical Shelters as well as numerous custom designed shelters and derivatives.

In addition to its extensive line of standard shelters, Gichner provides turn-key systems that are “rack ready” for the installation of its customers electronic systems. Gichner offers more than 35 years of engineering expertise in the application of proven solutions and the development of custom solutions to systems mobility and environmental protection of electronic systems. Its customer list includes virtually every major prime contractor as well as all of the major military buying commands. Gichner products are sold and serviced worldwide.