Employee Marks 25th Work Anniversary at Autoquip

October 01, 2014 - "Company News"

Autoquip is proud to recognize Ken Wilkinson for his 25 years of service. This is a great accomplishment completing 25 years and indeed a great achievement.

Wilkinson joined Autoquip in August 1989 as a Plant Operator and Store Room Clerk. He held various positions in the plant increasing responsibility and also worked as a welder.  Wilkinson moved into his current position as Special Project Estimator in 2001. As a Special Project Estimator, Wilkinson consults with our customers on their specific lifting equipment requirements and prepares a project estimate.

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“For the past 25 years, Ken has provided reliable and dedicated service to our company.  He is respected by our customers and serves as a valuable resource to them.  We are very grateful for all of his contributions to our company,” said Louis Coleman, Director of Sales & Marketing for Autoquip.

Wilkinson is very proud of his career with Autoquip and to be part of a ‘family first’ organization.  “I have great respect and loyalty to the company and the products we produce.  I don’t feel that I work out of an obligation to earn a paycheck, but out of determination to see the company succeed and to support the people around me as they grow in their responsibility. I am so thankful for the opportunity to spend all these years with so many wonderful people," said Wilkinson.

Wilkinson lives in Coyle, OK with his wife Anita.  He has two grown sons who are pursuing their college education. His oldest son has a degree in Micro Bio Chem. and masters in Zoology, and is currently working on his PHD in Toxicology at Texas Tech.  His youngest is a junior at UCO studying Criminal Justice.   Ken is very active in his community with volunteering and fund-raising for Coyle High School.    


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