The Hytrol administration welcomed a unique visitor to the facility on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016--a 6’ tall welded Red Wolf sculpture created by local high school students.
By Thomas Cutler, CEO, TR Cutler, Inc.
Investment in technology is one of topmost priorities for warehouse executives, with Internet of Things (IoT) topping the charts with 72 percent, followed by barcode scanning at 70 percent and tablet computers at 69 percent. Big data and analytics (67 percent), Warehouse/truck loading automation (64 percent), advanced imagers (61 percent), and mobile thermal printers (60 percent) are other technologies that shape warehousing industry, according to a new study by Zebra Technologies Corp.
(Jonesboro, AR) http://www.hytrol.com June 30, 2016–Hytrol is pleased to announce that Boyce Bonham has accepted the position of Hytrol's Chief Engineer. This role increases Bonham's availability to provide support to the Hytrol integration partner network, leveraging his strengths as a technical solutions provider and his relationship with the company's integration partners and end users.
(Jonesboro, AR) http://www.hytrol.com July 14, 2016—Hytrol is pleased to announce Jennifer Smith has accepted the position of Creative Media Specialist. Smith begins after an internship with the company in which she completed a multitude of internal projects, including creating a digital version of a history of the business, The Hytrol Story.
(Jonesboro, AR) http://www.hytrol.com June 30, 2016–Hytrol is pleased to announce that Mitch Smith has joined the company as the Director of Product Management. In this position, Smith will be responsible for leading our product management and project management functions. His team will work closely with Hytrol's Engineering and Product Development teams to ensure that the company continues to bring innovation and reliability to the market.
(Jonesboro, AR) http://www.hytrol.com May 20, 2016—Hytrol hosted an Open House event on May 20 to celebrate the completion of its $12 million expansion with a presentation, ribbon cutting, and group tour of the facility. Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin, members of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission Mike Preston, and other community members were in attendance.
(Jonesboro, AR) http://www.hytrol.com May 11, 2016—Hytrol is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced conveyor systems, controls and solutions for customers with processing, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution needs. Since founded in 1947, Hytrol has demonstrated an unwavering dedication to understanding the material handling needs of businesses. From a single conveyor unit to a comprehensive material handling system, Hytrol defines best-in-class.
Hytrol is pleased to announce the addition of Andy Stickler as Manager of Safety and Environment. Stickler is a native of Northeast Arkansas and brings over 28 years of experience to this position.
(Jonesboro, AR) http://www.hytrol.com May 4, 2016—Hytrol is pleased to announce the promotion of Phillip Poston to Director of Strategic Planning as of May 1. In his new capacity, Poston will be responsible for Hytrol’s strategic development efforts. These initiatives will cover every aspect of the company.