Jonesboro, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/12/2015 -- Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc., manufacturers of advanced conveyor systems, controls, and solutions, expects overall growth in business in 2015 to exceed 10%. According to a recently released projection paper, one of the bright spots for this growth is in developing countries which will lend to a steady increase in export sales. Approximately 15% of company business is in international sales the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) recent decision to expand membership to all of the countries in the Americas portends great growth in South America, Central America, and Mexico.
Chris Glenn, Vice President of Manufacturing and Engineering Operations at Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc., noted, "We are continually evaluating processes to analyze the cost versus benefits of bringing an essential function into our facility."
Lean manufacturing is part of the culture at Hytrol Conveyor, which is being profiled throughout 2015 in Quality Digest magazine. Glenn reinforced that Hytrol will sustain lean efforts throughout 2015 by deliberately concentrating on continuous improvement initiatives. These programs represent a significant investment in the business; from new equipment, employee training, value stream assessment and remapping, the result ultimately decreases cycle times and further improves quality of product, lead times, and customer satisfaction.
In 2015 Hytrol will continue to focus on "right-sizing" the workforce and capturing skilled knowledge through training and mentorship. Each month the company is recognizing the years of service employee cumulative contributed. Hytrol Conveyor has just over 800 employees in the Jonesboro, AR headquarters with more than 100 employees serving the organization for twenty or more years.
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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.
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