(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com July 19, 2017—Hytrol participated in an event designed to mentor young women interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) career opportunities.
Systems project engineer Lisa Richardson spoke as part of the "Girls in STEM" event, hosted by the Museum of Discovery. "Girls in STEM" is a free week-long full day workshop sessions composed of hands-on activities led by female STEM professionals for Arkansas girls ages 11-15 interested in STEM. The event is hosted each summer, and the program is in its third year. Richardson said she was thrilled to be involved in a program that encourages young women to get involved in STEM-related fields.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com July 18, 2017— Hytrol is pleased to announce the addition of Matthew Woods as a production training coordinator, effective June 2, 2017.
In his role, Woods will coordinate the ongoing professional and technical development required by Hytrol's production personnel. Woods will be focused on encouraging the use of proper safety procedures within the manufacturing facility. In addition, he will develop and implement effective training methods that foster an efficient, skilled work environment.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com July 17, 2017— Hytrol is pleased to announce its participation in the Made in America product showcase on the White House lawn today from 2 to 4 p.m. ET. The company was invited to represent the state of Arkansas in the showcase, which highlights American-made products and manufacturers.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com July 11, 2017— Hytrol is pleased to announce the addition of Ben Moyer as Hytrol's director of research and development, effective June 23, 2017.
Moyer will lead the team responsible for new product development at the Hytrol Technology Center. In alignment with the company's key objectives, he will oversee investing in technological upgrades to the facility. Moyer will also be responsible for developing strategic processes to target and release new products efficiently.
Moyer said he is excited to help Hytrol gain more recognition as a technology leader and to ensure Hytrol's integration partners see Hytrol as the innovator of choice.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com July 6, 2017—2017 marks a very important year for Hytrol, an American manufacturer of material handling solutions. Not only is the company celebrating its 70th year in business, but also its 55th year in Jonesboro, and Hytrol's late founder Tom Loberg's 100th birthday. To celebrate these milestones, Hytrol gave back to a community it has called home for 55 years as part of the company's annual Loberg Day event. The company presented a $100,000 check for local charities to Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin at the company picnic held last month.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com June 15, 2017—Hytrol hosted a group of young students to highlight the manufacturing industry as part of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual Tek Starz Summer Manufacturing Camp on Thursday, June 15. Mark Young, president and CEO of the Chamber, said this kind of summer camp provides students with a one-of-a-kind look at the great careers in manufacturing with local companies. "We appreciate all of our partnering companies that make this [event] possible," he said.
May 1, 2017--Hytrol, a manufacturer of advanced material handling solutions, is proud to announce that available customer support hours will be extended to 24 hours a day, seven days a week starting May 1, 2017.
Hytrol continues to make significant investments in support services. This includes implementing user-requested features and enhancements within its intranet and increasing staff levels to accommodate growing demands from integration partners and customers.
April 12, 2017--Hytrol, an American manufacturer of material handling solutions, announced that the company is celebrating its 70th business anniversary in April 2017. To celebrate this milestone, the company will be hosting a celebration for its employees and invited guests on Saturday, June 24, 2017.
Hytrol was founded by Tom Loberg in 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and relocated to Jonesboro, Arkansas in 1962. As the largest conveyor manufacturer in North America, the company has grown to be the third largest employer in Jonesboro, with more than 1,100 employees and counting. With three consecutive years of surpassing sales records, Hytrol has experienced phenomenal growth and continues to pave the way in the material handling industry.
April 5, 2017--Hytrol is pleased to announce that Kenny Williams has accepted the position of systems project coordinator. In this role, Williams will work with project managers to build relationships between Hytrol's Integration Partner Network and its customers. Working closely with project managers, integration partners, customers and Hytrol's Customer Care Team, Williams said his role's focus will involve initiating faster methods of solving issues in the field.
April 4, 2017--Hytrol recently announced that Whitney Blackburn will assume responsibility for the marketing department. As brand manager, Blackburn is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies to promote growth in new and existing markets. Additionally, she provides direction to internal teams to promote brand development and messaging, both within the organization and the marketplace.