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Steel King is pleased to introduce Katie Ekstrand as its new Structural Sales Engineer

Nov 19, 2010

Stevens Point, WI (November 2010)  Steel King Industries, Inc., is pleased to introduce Katie Ekstrand as its new Structural Sales Engineer.

Ekstrand comes to Steel King after working the past year and a half with Excel Storage Products LP.  While at Excel, Katie was the Senior Estimating Manager.  Prior to that, Katie spent over 9 years working for Interlake Material Handling in the Distributor Engineering Group.

As a Structural Sales Engineer for Steel King, Ekstrand will be providing engineering support for major projects and key account sales.   “I am very excited to have Katie as part of the engineering team at Steel King,”saidVice President of Sales Peter Rice.  “She will be a key addition to our effort, offering excellent service and support to our customers and distributors,”added Rice.

Ekstrand earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Oklahoma State University and an MBA from Northern Illinois University. During her college career, Katie was also an exceptional student athlete, earning National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division I Academic All-American status.  Katie, her husband and two kids, plan to relocate to Wisconsin from her current home in the Chicagoland area.  “I am very excited to be a part of the Steel King family.  “I look forward to any challenges this new role has in store”, said Ekstrand.

Steel King Industries manufactures a full-line of material handling products, including selective pallet racks, dynamic flow storage systems, AS/RS racks for mini-loads or unit loads, cantilever racks, portable racks, and custom shipping racks, along with industrial steel containers and guard railing. Innovation, customization and design strength has earned Steel King the reputation as a leader in the material handling marketplace.

For more information, call Steel King at (800) 826-0203 or visit them on line at


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