Safe Fleet Announces New VP of Business Development and Product Management for Elkhart Brass

Bill Haushalter

Bill Haushalter

BELTON, MO (June 2015) – Safe Fleet is pleased to announce the addition of Bill Haushalter to the Safe Fleet family. Bill joins Safe Fleet in the role of Vice President of Business Development and Product Management for Elkhart Brass. In this newly created position, he is responsible for leading the Customer Service, Product Management, and Marketing organizations within the Elkhart Brass brand.

Bill brings over 30 years of business development, marketing and general management experience. Most recently, he served in the role of Business Development and Pricing Leader for Temple Steel, where he successfully led pricing and product segmentation strategies that provided significant positive EBITDA impact. Prior to his time at Temple, Bill served as the President of OEM Growth Strategies as well as in Vice President positions with Schneider Electric, Commercial Vehicle Group and Stoneridge Corporation.

Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA from The Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

About Elkhart Brass
Headquartered in Elkhart, IN, Elkhart Brass manufactures innovative firefighting equipment. Over the past 113 years of operation, Elkhart has launched innovative products including the first peripheral jet fog nozzle, the first pressure regulating nozzle which maintains a constant water stream in all directions, and the first wireless monitor that allows firefighters to control flow from the safety of the ground. For more information on Elkhart Brass, please visit

About Safe Fleet
Headquartered in Belton, MO, Safe Fleet owns a portfolio of brands that provide increased functionality and integrated solutions for fleet vehicle manufacturers and operators around the world. These brands serve five major markets, including: emergency services, bus and rail, truck and trailer, utility and industrial. With almost 1,000 employees, the Safe Fleet family of brands operates over 500,000 square feet of manufacturing space and targets markets with increasing demand for operator, passenger and pedestrian safety. For more information about Safe Fleet, please visit