Jonesboro, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/16/2016 -- Hytrol and integration partner, McCombs-Wall, worked with LD Products to create an energy-efficient automated material handling system capable of growing with the company. While meeting all of the standards to qualify for LEED-certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the new system allows for future expansion, including increased capacity, accuracy, and speed.
The system is comprised of many energy efficient and unique applications of Hytrol technology. A key component of the system is the use of Hytrol's E24 24-volt technology, which is used to transport totes and shipping cartons from an A-frame system to one of several areas, including the consolidation put-to-light system, manual small package area, and the USPS packing area.
By working with McCombs-Wall, LD Products was able to implement a material handling solution that accommodated an increase in throughput, as well as their unique variety of SKUs. The intelligently-designed system allowed LD Products to reduce their workforce by 53%. In addition to the technical benefits, the company was able to utilize Hytrol's wide variety of training opportunities to provide the necessary support for the system.
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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 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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