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Our Company

Our Company

With offices in Highland Park, Illinois USA and Cape Town, South Africa, TRIZ® Engineering provides full engineering functionality for the global commercial vehicle market.  The company was established in 2001 by Andrew Taitz, Chairman and CEO of GVW Group, LLC.

Throughout the years, TRIZ® has delivered innovative solutions to the commercial vehicle market and has been instrumental in the success of Workhorse Custom Chassis, Union City Body Company, and Autocar.  TRIZ® continues to grow as an industry leader offering value-added engineering and design solutions worldwide.

Sister Companies – Commercial Vehicle Markets

TRIZ® Engineering Solutions is part of GVW Group, a private investment and holding company based in Highland Park, Illinois.  Affiliated companies include:


Aculocity is a global IT services and solutions firm with office in the United States, South Africa, and Europe.  Services include:

  • Business process consulting and re-engineering services
  • Technology integration
  • Application development
  • Outsourcing solutions
  • Optimizing industrial company product and service warranty systems
  • Order management and configurator systems
  • Data warehouse solutions

Autocar is a leader in engineering, assembling, and servicing severe-duty trucks.  Building on its experience providing the world’s best waste collection vehicles, Autocar has expanded its focus to include a growing range of custom-engineered, vocational trucks, which include mobile cranes, concrete vehicles, paint stripers, street sweepers and terminal tractors.

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