(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.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com September 27, 2017—Phillip Poston, Hytrol’s director of strategic planning, delivered a keynote address at the Facebook TechStart’s “Tech Take Over Event” at Arkansas State University Wednesday. During the address, Poston shared how local high school students can engage with technology to explore STEM career paths as part of the TechStart initiative.
(Jonesboro, Arkansas) www.hytrol.com September 26, 2017--Hytrol is proud to announce that Tony Sartin, Hytrol's customer care manager, was selected as the recipient of the company's inaugural 'Loberg Award'.
Established as part of the annual Loberg Day festivities, the Loberg Award is presented to an employee who exemplifies Hytrol founder Tom Loberg's character and his values: empathy, humility, gratitude and hard work. Each recipient of this award is nominated by fellow Hytrol employees.
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.