Jonesboro, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/03/2016 -- Hytrol and Integration Partner Hoj Engineering and Sales, makers of WarehouseOS, worked with Park City, Utah-based Backcountry.com to modernize their distribution system. The partnership was featured in the recent issue of Robotics and Automation News.
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The material handling system came together at Backcountry.com's 325,000-square-foot distribution center in Salt Lake City, established in 2005. When the project started, Backcountry.com had only a small number of SKUs; but today they have more than 500,000 SKUs, with 350,000 on hand at any one time. Hytrol conveyors were used by Hoj Engineering to bring Backcountry.com to best-practice lean manufacturing facilities.
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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.
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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