Jonesboro, Arkansas www.hytrol.com August 22, 2017—Hytrol is pleased to announce that Hytrol Board Member Gregg Goodner has been named chairman in MHI's Board of Governors for 2018.
MHI, the nation's largest material handling, logistics and supply chain association, released its annual list of members and new leadership appointments on August 10. The Board of Governors consists of the officers and board governors of MHI plus the chief executive officer and general counsel of the corporation. Goodner has previously served in various leadership roles in MHI, including president and vice president. He will serve in his new role for two years.
Jonesboro, Arkansas www.hytrol.com August 9, 2017—Hytrol is pleased to announce that Curtis Norris has been promoted to customer training specialist, effective immediately.
August 7, 2017—Hytrol is pleased to announce that Mitch Smith has been promoted to vice president of engineering, effective August 1. In his new role, Smith will leverage his experience within the industry to provide Hytrol's technical groups the attention required for the company's tremendous growth. He will work directly with Hytrol's research and development team, as well as product and project managers, to support the company's innovative engineering efforts.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) http://www.hytrol.com July 25, 2017—Hytrol, an advanced material handling solutions provider, has announced updates to its maintenance and spare parts application, the Hytrol Toolbox. These updates will allow users to access the application from a wider range of operating systems and devices.
(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.