Vanair announces retirement of Al Keithly


Vanair (Michigan City, Indiana) announced the retirement of Al Keithley, after 13 years working as the director of operations and then as vice president of vehicle integration. 

He joined Vanair after more than 30 years of experience in the work truck integration industry. Keithley was key in the phenomenal growth of Vanair. “Without Al and his unique combination of truck integration knowledge and customer focus character traits, Vanair wouldn’t be who we are today,” stated Greg Kokot, president, Vanair.  

He brought energy and focus when successfully implementing and executing many company milestones. These achievements include increased production capacity, new production lines, the seamless move of our corporate headquarters from New Buffalo, Michigan to Michigan City, Indiana, as well as thousands of equipment installations for our customers. He solidified Vanair’s relationship with countless companies with his extraordinary skills in building customer requests and often suggesting significant enhancements to their systems.

“We wish Al all the best of luck and health in his retirement. He will be sorely missed by all of us here, as well as all the customers in our industry who have had the pleasure and benefit of working with him,“ stated Kokot.

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