Trachte History - 1980s
Trac-Rite® Door, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trachte, is incorporated. Trac-Rite will manufacture steel roll-up doors for self storage and light commercial applications.
Trac-Rite Door introduces the Guardian I Lock as an option on its steel roll-up doors.
Stephen Pagelow purchases the majority control of Trachte Building Systems, Inc.
Trachte purchases six acres of land in the Sun Prairie Business Park and begins construction of its 40,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility. On November 4, the company moves to its new location.
Trachte expands its manufacturing plant with an additional
9,000 sq. ft.
The Micro Storage Unit is introduced serving portable storage needs of owners and renters.
Trac-Rite Door introduces the Guardian II Lock as an option on its steel roll-up doors.