Jonesboro, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/14/2016 -- Hytrol recently completed a $12M expansion to accommodate strong demand for best-in-class conveyor solutions. Hytrol, based in Jonesboro, AK, expansion will include up to 75 new jobs. Hytrol Vice President Chris Glenn reported "We're trying to support the tremendous growth that we've seen recently, and to lay the groundwork for our future growth as well."
The company said that the 62,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing facility includes a new paint system, lasers, brake presses, and computerized numerical control equipment. Additional parking was also part of the expansion. Hytrol designs and manufactures advanced conveyor systems and employs about 800 employees currently. The company has strong relationships with more than 100 integration partners globally. The economy has seen tremendous growth in e-commerce and omni-channel distribution centers.
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. Hytrol offers Pivot Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) an essential link between people, conveyor, and automation.
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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 offers Pivot Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) an essential link between people, conveyor, and automation.
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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