Jonesboro, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/17/2014 -- Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc., manufacturer of advanced conveyor systems, controls, and solutions presented at the Applied Lean Leadership Conference last week.
Whitney Blackburn, Hytrol Brand Manager explained, "Attendees of the Hytrol presentation at the Applied Lean Leadership Conference were afforded the opportunity to learn about Hytrol’s lean journey from an in-depth and firsthand perspective. Chris Glenn, vice president of manufacturing and engineering operations, discussed Hytrol’s systematic approach to reducing non-value added activities and increasing productivity and competitiveness. By providing real-world examples in an interactive environment, attendees were able to fully grasp Hytrol’s commitment to lean and derive tangible goals for their businesses.”
The session presented by Glenn commented, "Lean principles are at the core of everything we do at Hytrol. It’s a unique way of thinking, a philosophy built on efficiency that offers the most value to our customer. As a company, we were proud to support an event such as the Applied Lean Leadership Conference, because it afforded us the opportunity to help educate other businesses on best practices within a lean environment.”
The event was at the University of Memphis Conference venues. The two-day conference featured presentations from internationally known Lean leaders, and area National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) organizations.
About Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc.
Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc. (http://www.hytrol.com) designs and manufactures advanced conveyor systems, controls, and solutions for customers with processing, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution needs. For over 65 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's consistent growth is strengthened by its Integration Partner Network, with over 100 locations worldwide. Hytrol’s Technology Center is the birthplace for many industry-changing solutions, such as EZLogic® accumulation conveyors and the E24™, an energy efficient, motor driven roller conveyor series. These technologies are complemented by Hytrol’s sortation offerings, the ProSort 400 Elite series high speed shoe sorter, as well as the ProSort MRT series narrow belt sorter. Follow Hytrol on Twitter @hytrol.
Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc.
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