Jonesboro, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/03/2016 -- Hytrol is pleased to announce that Cole Prince has accepted the position of Hytrol's manager of electrical and controls. In his new position, Prince will be responsible for overseeing system controls projects from quoting to project planning and implementation. He will evaluate and organize procedures to assure the success of these projects. He will also be responsible for providing support for electrical and controls requests.
"I do like the electrical side of things, such as the logic behind it," Prince said. "On the panel shop side, I'm looking for ways to increase capacity by improving our processes."
Prince graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Arkansas State University. Prince began his career at Hytrol as a controls engineer for five years. After leaving for a three-year period while continuing contract work for Hytrol, he returned as the manager of Hytrol's Technology Center, where he served until receiving this new role.
Brandy Lloyd, director of engineering, said this is a new position that will provide guidance and consultation on projects for integration partners. "Cole communicates well and is dedicated to the success and growth of the department," he said.
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Hytrol (http://www.hytrol.com) designs and manufactures advanced conveyor systems, controls, and solutions for customers with processing, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution needs. For almost 70 years, Hytrol has demonstrated an unwavering dedication to understanding the unique material handling needs of businesses. Hytrol is focused on creating innovative, customized conveyor solutions that help companies achieve their goals. For the first time in Hytrol's history, they have over 1000 employees.
Hytrol's Technology Center is the birthplace for many industry-changing innovations, such as EZLogic® zero-pressure accumulation and E24™, an energy efficient, 24-volt solution and an extensive line of advanced sortation offerings, ProSort 400 Elite series high speed shoe sorter, as well as the ProSort MRT series narrow belt sorter.
Hytrol is experiencing consistent growth; 2016 will be the company's best year ever and significant plant expansion continues. Hytrol is strengthened by its Integration Partner Network with 100+ locations worldwide. Hytrol is a proud member of RILA (Retail Industry Leaders Association) MHI, CEMA (Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association), along with IABSC (International Association of Baggage System).
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