Trace-A-Matic Appoints New Senior Human Resource Manager

Posted July 26, 2022

Shari Skopek, Senior Human Resource Manager at Trace-A-Matic

Trace-A-Matic Corp. announces Shari Skopek as their newly appointed Senior Human Resource Manager. Shari leads human resource operations at Trace-A-Matic’s Brookfield, WI and Houston, TX locations and the sister companies of American Friction Welding in Waukesha, WI, Cutting Edge Fabrication in Milwaukee, WI, and Machining Concepts in Germantown, WI.

“We are pleased that Shari Skopek has joined the Trace-A-Matic manufacturing group and are confident she will bring organization and continuity to our companies,” said Ed Graunke, President at Trace-A-Matic North.

“I’m excited to join the Trace-A-Matic team and look forward to meeting and working with all our employees,” said Shari Skopek, Senior Human Resource Manager at Trace-A-Matic’s family of companies.

About Trace-A-Matic Corporation
Trace-A-Matic produces precision machined CNC components and assemblies for the aerospace, defense, food processing, heavy equipment, medical equipment, oil and gas, power generation, transportation, and general industry markets. The company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities use the latest CNC machining technologies to produce complex and intricate components that meet or exceed the most critical tolerances. High-quality products machined from castings, forgings, fabricated weldments, tubing, billets, and bar stock weighing up to 15,000 pounds.

Trace-A-Matic was established in 1968 and has evolved into a multi-facility operation with locations in Brookfield, WI, and Houston, TX, serving the US and international customers. They employ a highly skilled workforce of 200+ people that operate 150+ precision machining centers in a combined climate-controlled environment of 300,000+ square feet.

About American Friction Welding
American Friction Welding (AFW) is a friction welder of dissimilar metals and near-net-shape parts. The company uses direct-drive rotary friction welding to deliver full-strength penetration welds in the most demanding applications and industries, dramatically saving cost by reducing working material, machining, and surface finishing needed to produce finished metal components. AFW operates 24/7 in a 63,000-square-foot, climate-controlled ISO 9001:2015 certified facility in Waukesha, WI, providing subcontract welding services since 1986.

About Cutting Edge Fabrication
Cutting Edge Fabrication (CEF) is an ISO 9001:2015 certified metal fabrication company specializing in welding medium to large metal structures and components. CEF fabrication services include welding, metal forming, metal bending, plate cutting, laser cutting, plasma cutting, oxy-fuel cutting, sheering, production sawing, CNC machining, and final assembly. CEF fabrication capabilities include processing raw material to finished product fabrications, state-of-the-art laser plate cutting, high-performance production sawing, precision CNC machining, complete assembly services, and quality inspection. The company has been conducting business since 1990 in Milwaukee, WI.

About Machining Concepts
Machining Concepts (MC) produces high precision medium to small machined parts and mechanical assemblies as a contract manufacturer for the aerospace, automotive, electrical, medical device, military, off-road vehicle, and general industrial markets. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility uses the latest CNC machining technologies to produce complex and intricate components that meet or exceed the most demanding tolerances. Products machined from bar stock, castings, forgings, tubing, and billets weigh up to 50 pounds. MC operates in a climate-controlled ISO 9001:2015 certified machine shop in Germantown, WI, and has been providing machining services since 1995.

Contact Trace-A-Matic today about our CNC machining services or request a quote for your next project!