The Hytrol Experience

Employee Spotlight: Marina Bayardo as Controls Engineer

Posted by Rachel Simpson on May 2, 2017 9:52:00 AM

Marina.jpgEditor's Note: The Employee Spotlights are monthly blog posts highlighting one of Hytrol's employees presented in a Q&A style format. We want to showcase how Hytrol's company culture is fueled by our great employees. If you would like to nominate a Hytrol employee, please email info@hytrol.com with the subject line "Employee Spotlight."

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About Marina Bayardo

I was born in California, but I grew up in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. I came back to the United States a few years later. My hobbies are taekwondo and reading. I also like to travel and have fun with my friends on weekends. I don’t have children, but I have two lovely dogs, Rambo and Nitro, that I treat like my babies. 

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Topics: Who We Are, Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Tony Sartin as Customer Care Manager

Posted by Rachel Simpson on Apr 3, 2017 9:52:00 AM


Tony_Sartin.jpgEditor's Note: The Employee Spotlights are monthly blog posts highlighting one of Hytrol's employees presented in a Q&A style format. We want to showcase how Hytrol's company culture is fueled by our great employees. If you would like to nominate a Hytrol employee, please email info@hytrol.com with the subject line "Employee Spotlight."

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About Tony Sartin

I grew up in Jonesboro, Ark. but lived the past seven years in Rossville, Tenn. with my wife, Paula and our three boys, Drew, Jacob and Mason. I've been working at Hytrol for 30 years. When I'm not at my desk, I try to keep myself busy with projects around the house. I love watching college football with my family. 

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Topics: Who We Are, Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Brooks Mauldin as Design Engineer

Posted by Rachel Simpson on Mar 2, 2017 9:52:00 AM

MauldinBrooks.jpgEditor's Note: The Employee Spotlights are monthly blog posts highlighting one of Hytrol's employees presented in a Q&A style format. We want to showcase how Hytrol's company culture is fueled by our great employees. If you would like to nominate a Hytrol employee, please email info@hytrol.com with the subject line "Employee Spotlight."

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About Brooks Mauldin

I was born and raised in Alma, Ark. When I'm not at work, I enjoy sharing Jesus with others, mountain biking, shooting guns and woodworking. I've been married to my wife, Kaylee for almost two years now. We have two puppies, Cooper and Mac. They are the best!

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Topics: Who We Are, Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Lisa Richardson as Systems Product Engineer

Posted by Rachel Simpson on Feb 2, 2017 9:25:00 AM

LisaRichardson-895439-edited.jpgEditor's Note: The Employee Spotlights are monthly blog posts highlighting one of Hytrol's employees presented in a Q&A style format. We want to showcase how Hytrol's company culture is fueled by our great employees. If you would like to nominate a Hytrol employee, please email info@hytrol.com with the subject line "Employee Spotlight." 

About Lisa Richardson:

I am from Swifton, Ark. but I currently reside in Paragould, Ark. with my husband, Brian and our three boys, Forrest, Silas and Barrett. My hobbies include running, basketball, wakeboarding and any other outdoor activities. I also enjoy cooking for my family and would consider that my hidden talent!

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Topics: Who We Are, Employee Spotlight

Highlighting the Value of Relationships

Posted by Phillip Poston on Jan 20, 2017 4:59:00 PM

At Hytrol, we believe we create the best material handling systems in the world, but we also believe that businesses are only as strong as the people—and the relationships—that support them.

Strong businesses have been the foundation for Hytrol’s success. We have worked for more than 70 years to build solid connections with our customers, integration partners and employees. Some of these dealings have produced new product designs, helped us permeate new markets and crafted innovative solutions for a wide range of applications and industries.

These partnerships have also provided a solid foundation for mutual growth and development. We understand that communication and collaboration are the keys to success and longevity, and we are committed to building and maintaining bonds through several valuable types of interactions.

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Topics: Who We Are, Relationship Focus

Employee Spotlight: Daniel Aspinwall as Systems Engineering Project Manager

Posted by Rachel Simpson on Jan 4, 2017 9:03:00 AM

aspinwalldaniel_1024.jpgEditor's Note: The Employee Spotlights are monthly blog posts highlighting one of Hytrol's employees presented in a Q&A style format. We want to showcase how Hytrol's company culture is fueled by our great employees. If you would like to nominate a Hytrol employee, please email info@hytrol.com with the subject line "Employee Spotlight."

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About Daniel Aspinwall

I was born in West Helena, Ark. but was raised in Waldron, Ark. I graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Arts in marketing. When I'm not at work, I enjoy being outdoors, including hunting and working on our family homestead in Williamsville, Mo. I've been married to my wife, Teresa (a former Hytrol employee of 17 years), for 15 years as of this January. Together, we have two children, 19-year-old James Alex Aspinwall of Jonesboro and 36-year-old Dr. Brandi Hamilton of Bakersfield, Ca. 

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Topics: Who We Are, Employee Spotlight

2016: A Year in Review

Posted by Chris Glenn on Dec 30, 2016 6:38:00 PM

2016 was one of the best years in Hytrol history. We overcame challenges in the influx of business, diversified our markets, grew our workforce and invested in our relationships.

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Topics: Who We Are, Integration Partners, Manufacturing Industry

Employee Spotlight: Jessica Odom as Employee Training Specialist

Posted by Rachel Simpson on Dec 2, 2016 9:06:00 AM

Jessica_Odom.jpgEditor's Note: The Employee Spotlights are monthly blog posts highlighting one of Hytrol's employees presented in a Q&A style format. We want to showcase how Hytrol's company culture is fueled by our great employees. If you would like to nominate a Hytrol employee, please email info@hytrol.com with the subject line "Employee Spotlight." 

About Jessica Odom

I live in Jonesboro, Ark. with my husband, Shane and our son, Cooper. When I'm not in the office, I enjoy photography and working on craft projects. One of my hidden talents is that I can make conversation with just about anyone. I love meeting new people and hearing about their ideas and aspirations!

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Topics: Who We Are, Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Jon Noell as Customer Training Specialist

Posted by Rachel Simpson on Nov 2, 2016 9:24:00 AM

Editor's Note: The Employee Spotlights are monthly blog posts highlighting one of Hytrol's employees presented in a Q&A style format. We want to showcase how Hytrol's company culture is fueled by our great employees. If you would like to nominate a Hytrol employee, please email info@hytrol.com with the subject line "Employee Spotlight." 

About Jon Noell

NoellJon-1.jpgI am originally from Jonesboro, Ark. but currently live in Walnut Ridge, Ark. with my wife, April, and our combined five children, Ethan, Blaine, Halie, Livvie, and Eli. Prior to joining the Hytrol family, I spent eight years on active duty in the Army serving as a tank mechanic and later a military police officer. I am an avid woodworker and spend most of my spare time in my garage workshop.

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Topics: Who We Are, Employee Spotlight

The Two Most Important Factors in Quality Assurance

Posted by Chris Shepard on Sep 14, 2016 4:30:00 PM

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It’s imperative in Lean Manufacturing that quality is assured. In a Lean environment you eliminate waste, and there’s no greater waste or cost to eliminate than a quality issue. Between lost hours and lost material, quality issues are costly to your company and, ultimately, to your customer.

One thing I’ve found in my many years involved in quality assurance, is that a company’s quality successes and failures come down to two variables: your people and your processes. This is especially true in manufacturing. But no matter your industry, your quality standards are directly correlated with how well you’re approaching these two subjects.

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Topics: Who We Are, Lean Manufacturing, Customer Experience, Quality Assurance