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New Cuba Policy Eyed by Commerce and Anticipated Reference in Tuesday State of the Union Speech


Jonesboro, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/19/2015 -- President Obama announced that opening diplomatic talks with Cuba offers the U.S. a chance to pursue a new strategy after decades of stalemate. More will be shared at the upcoming State of Union address (on Tuesday, January 20, 2015) about the rationale for the changing policy.

As the market of Cuba opens in 2015 there will be a great pent-up demand for American made products. Material handling organizations poised to serve this new market located just 90 miles of the coast of south Florida are going to see significant financial gains.

Proximity matters. Flying in a variety of conveyor systems and dozens of strategic integration partners means that companies like Hytrol are uniquely poised to fulfill the market demand of the Cuban economy.

The President said, "For 50 years, we've tried to see if we can overthrow the regime through isolation. It hasn't worked," he said. "If we engage, we have the opportunity to influence the course of events at a time when there's going to be some generational change in that country."

Many states are gearing up for the increased trade; one such state is Florida. The Florida Times Union suggested that Jaxport is gearing up to trade with Cuba. Cuba and its 11 million people would represent new territory for international trade. Jacksonville's port already serves ships going to the Caribbean and South America. Jacksonville has long been a major gateway for shipments to Puerto Rico and is the nation's top port for automobile exports.

A paper forecasting increased trends in the material handling industry and Cuba can be read at: http://bit.ly/1IF3A6h

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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