TechTrades Launches Crisis Recovery Unit

Indiana company creates new division that mobilizes, deploys and manages elite teams of Skilled Craftsman and equipment to swiftly aid in crisis recovery.

Fishers, IN, May 26, 2011 --( TechTrades, an international provider of certified Skilled Craftsmen, announces the launch of its Crisis Recovery Unit (CRU) to help bring swift, safe and secure recovery to cities, rural areas, parks, businesses and facilities impacted by natural disasters and major accidents.

“Having worked crisis recovery projects for many years, it’s now time to formalize our Crisis Recovery Unit,” said Jim Marroquin, Vice President, TechTrades. “Thanks to our extensive experience, knowledge and infrastructure, coupled with over 12,000 certified Skilled Craftsman in our international database, we can confidently mobilize, deploy and manage teams, equipment and supplies within 24 hours of a crisis.”

In addition to establishing their Crisis Recovery Unit, TechTrades is adding new resources and leadership. The TechTrades’ CRU will be led by Travis Tucker, a decorated, combat-wounded military veteran and expert in crisis recovery. Tucker has over 10 years in crisis recovery, in addition to serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and the US Counter Terrorism Task Force. He will work out of TechTrades’ new office in Alabama, with support from TechTrades’ Indianapolis headquarters.

“I’m excited to join TechTrades and help lead our CRU,” said Tucker. “I had the pleasure to work with TechTrades on several projects, so I’m confident with our capabilities and as important, our value system.”

TechTrades CRU is on call 24/7/365 to service big and small projects, covering multiple Skilled Craftsman disciplines, including: electricians, welders, pipe fitters, operators, millwrights, project managers, HVAC, inspectors, engineers, maintenance and more. For additional information, visit

About TechTrades
TechTrades specializes in certified Skilled Craftsmen. Founded in 1993, TechTrades’ OSHA and MSHA accredited support team works to understand their customers’ needs in order to place the best, safety-minded Skilled Craftsmen. While TechTrades works daily with commercial, industrial and contractor companies, as well as government entities, its Crisis Recovery Unit (CRU) deploys 25-250 person “quick strike” teams with the right background and knowledge to execute short or long-term projects in response to tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, storms, earthquakes and accidents. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, TechTrades is a subsidiary of PinPoint Resources. For more information, visit

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