We are a relationship building, problem solving, customer service organization that delivers great hardware and software products poweredbyTREW. Our goal is simple: earn our integrator’s trust and satisfaction by delivering designs, technology, installations and service that’s better than they expected. We believe people matter and having the clients, integrators and TREW win together!

Chambers & Owen Case Study

As one of the largest convenience-store distributors in the United States, Wisconsin-based Chambers & Owen improves throughput, cuts processing time with an upgraded conveyor system from TREW Hilmot and Modo 8.

 

About TREW

TREW is a provider of automated material handling solutions for integrators and end users, including Warehouse Execution Systems (WES), Warehouse Control Systems (WCS), PLC- and server-based machine controls, motorized driven roller (MDR) and conventional conveyor, and services such as conception, engineering, technical support, parts, field service and training. Our staff and broad network of integrator partners work together to enable uncommonly smart solutions scalable to any material handling need.

Hilmot and Tech King Operations (TKO) are TREW companies proudly serving integrators for over 20 years.

Do what is right
and TREW

Hilmot and Tech King Operations (TKO) have been proudly serving integrators for over 15 years.

Our people, collaboration, know-how, continuous improvement, and open communications have been the keys to success.

Passion
everyday

Speed
is our currency

 

Chris Arnold

President & COO

  • 28+ Years of executive level operations leadership

  • Logistics GMM Walmart overseeing DC Operations

  • Built supply chain as Director of US Logistics for Amazon.com

  • BSBA, John Brown University, Walton School of Business

Mark Tefend

CEO

  • 25+ Years of industrial experience

  • One of the original founders and senior executives of Intelligrated 

  • Executive and senior management roles with Emerson Electric, Rockwell International, Canadian Marconi and Honeywell

  • Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Cincinnati Class 30

  • BA, Ohio University; MPIA, University of Pittsburgh

  • Juris Doctor, University of Cincinnati

  • Admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio

Tony Hill

SVP
Hilmot Innovation

  • Hilmot Founder, President

  • 33 Years of industry experience

  • 21 Years as executive leader

  • 15 Years working with integrators

  • Past roles with Versa, Midwest Material Handling and King Conveyor providing cutting edge solutions to the material handling industry

Mike VanderMolen

SVP Integrated Systems
Engineering & WES, SME

  • TKO Founder, President & COO

  • 35 Years of industry experience

  • 24 Years as executive leader

  • 18 Years WCS and WES experience

  • Lead pre-sales and solutioning for TKO

  • Past roles with Dematic, Alvey and Buschman solutioning integrated systems

  • BSEE Michigan Technological University

Phil Borgemenke

SVP Software & Controls
Innovation

  • TKO Founder and CTO

  • 35 Years software development

  • 32 Years industry experience

  • Created WCS for Buschman Conveyor

  • Delivered +100 solutions working with WMS and automation vendors

  • Architect of SmartMoves-WX WES

  • BSEET DeVry Institute of Technology

We have a deep bench strength of industry veterans leading the way of a youthful mix of talented professionals. Our team believes great results are created by embracing new ways of thinking and combining it with leadership that knows how to deliver.

Our people are our greatest asset, we ask them to...

  • Be extraordinary

  • Do the right thing, even when no one else is watching

  • Work fearlessly

  • Own the outcomes

  • Win together

So what does TREW mean?

TREW : believe, trust

[trü] – Scottish

Industries Served

 

With 1000s of installations world-wide, in partnership with our integrators, our hardware and software technologies serve retail, warehouse, distribution, manufacturing and ecommerce industries in a range of solutions:

Additional Applications Served

  • Audio/Video Distribution

  • Books/Publishing Distribution

  • Tobacco Distribution

  • Express and 3PL Parcel

  • Manufacturing Distribution

  • Reverse Logistics

  • Tire Handling Automotive

  • ​​Beverage Distribution

  • Liquor Distribution

  • Cosmetics Distribution

  • Assembly lines in the electronics industry

  • Postal and Document Handling

  • Production lines for the appliance industry

  • Machine linking in automation

TREWpartners – Integrators

 

We are proud to support a network of material handling system integrators covering the Americas; who can apply our products, software and services to meet client’s goals. We believe integrator, client and TREW all need to win together, and we work to ensure our partners are fully supported before, during and after a system is installed. We collaboratively support client installations, making sure the client is taken care of and our integrator partner has the visibility to collaborate on service requests. We are here to help our partners and their clients be successful.

Need to find an integrator? 

Contact our integrator support team and they will help you connect with an integrator – CLICK HERE

Locations

 

TREW HQ / TKO Software

5181 Natorp Blvd, Suite 300, Mason, OH 45040

1-800-571-8739

11925 W Carmen Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53225

1-414-446-4900

TREW Hilmot

Industry Membership

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