(JONESBORO, Ark.) July 17, 2018 — Seventeen girls visited Hytrol on July 12 to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and math. The visit was part of the “Girls in STEM” program hosted by the Museum of Discovery.
Participants spent the day learning how to create parts, blueprints and build a conveyor using engineering software. They also toured Hytrol’s production facility and Technology Center to see first-hand how the parts come together to create a conveyor.
(Jonesboro, Ark.) July 3 2018 - Hytrol is proud to announce that Wayne McGill, material coordinator, is the recipient of the 2018 Loberg Award. He received the award during the company’s annual Loberg Day celebration on July 2.
McGill has worked at Hytrol since 1976 and held positions in power assembly and parts. In his current position, he is responsible for helping stock the production facility with parts to assemble conveyors.
Jonesboro, Ark. — Hytrol is proud to introduce Mark Wester as the company’s Director of Engineering.
Wester comes to Hytrol with 30 years of engineering experience. He is responsible for engineered to order projects, engineering technology and performance of engineering groups.
(Jonesboro, Ark.) April 4, 2018—Hytrol is proud to announce the addition of Dabney Weems to its marketing team as Marketing Specialist. She joins Hytrol after most recently serving as an account executive at The Carter Malone Group in Memphis.
Weems will handle a variety of email, blog, social media and other content-driven marketing efforts. She will also work closely with Hytrol’s marketing team on campaign and website development.
(Jonesboro, Ark.) March 13, 2018—Hytrol is proud to announce the promotion of Paige Carswell to Manager of Marketing.
In this role, Carswell will be responsible for managing the company’s day-to-day marketing operations as well as its long-term marketing strategy. She will oversee all digital and print marketing campaigns, internal communication efforts, and marketing event coordination, while helping to maintain the company brand and relationship with its Integration Partner Network.
(Jonesboro, Ark.) March 5, 2018—Hytrol is proud to announce the promotion of Ron Eberwein to Director of Manufacturing Operations.
Eberwein joined Hytrol as a Production Manager in 2013 and was promoted to Interim Director of Manufacturing in November of 2017. In this role, Eberwein is responsible for the overall direction and success of the production area. He seeks to add to continuous improvement activities which focus on the safety of employees and the quality of products.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com December 12, 2017—Hytrol has announced the renovation of its Technology Center, set for completion in mid-2018. The upgrade is an investment of over $1.5 million to upgrade the center’s infrastructure and showcase of the company’s newest material handling products.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com October 25, 2017—Hytrol is pleased to announce that Lennis McClure has accepted the position of systems engineering facilitator, effective immediately. In this role, McClure will apply his extensive Hytrol knowledge and serve as a mentor to the systems engineering and applications team.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com October 23, 2017—Hytrol is proud to announce that Juan C. Tapia has accepted the position of customer training coordinator.
Originally from Los Angeles, Tapia joined the Hytrol Family in 2015 as a conveyor specialist in Hytrol's Customer Care team. During his tenure, he assisted customers with their advanced Hytrol solutions, including EZLogic®, Hytrol's zero-pressure accumulation system.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com October 16, 2017—Hytrol is pleased to announce that Chris Glenn, Hytrol's vice president of operations, will serve as Chairman of the newly-established Board of Visitors for Arkansas State University-Newport (ASUN). As part of the Board, Glenn and the other nominated members will serve as advisors to ASUN Chancellor, Dr. Sandra Massey and act as liaisons between ASUN and the residents of their respective northeast Arkansas' counties.