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Paige Carswell

Paige Carswell

Paige Carswell is a marketing specialist at Hytrol, where she handles external communications and lead-driving content. Paige is a Kansas native who graduated with a degree in journalism and moved to Jonesboro in 2014. She can be reached at

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Pacific Coast Cherry Packers (PCCP) is located in the heart of fruit country in the Pacific Northwest. The operation grows, harvests and delivers millions of pounds of cherries worldwide. As a division of Sage Fruit Company, PCCP farms thousands of acres of orchards throughout Washington and Oregon. "PCCP was started as a partnership between a group of cherry growers," said Peter Verbrugge, President of Sage Fruit Company. "We needed to install new technology on a cherry packing line about 10 ye...
Case Studies
At Hytrol, we get to answer a lot of questions about our products. We want to make sure all of our customers understand how we can help create a solution with the best service possible. Some of the questions we answer are equipment specific, while others are more general.
If you’ve been around digital marketing, you’ve heard the term “SEO.” It stands for search engine optimization, and it’s a priority for those seeking more potential customers on their sites. Here’s the gist: SEO is a way to help your website rank higher on search engines, so when someone types in a search (for instance, “Where can I buy...?”), your business will show up on the first page.
One of the most dangerous sentences in business is, “It’s always been done this way,” and that is doubly true when talking to material handling and manufacturing companies. The way we do business is always changing due to customer demands, and the way we market ourselves must change, too.
There’s no way around it: In the manufacturing industry, safety is a big deal. It affects your operation, it affects your bottom line, and most importantly it affects your people.
One of a good employer's top goals is to make sure employees go home as healthy as they came in. Taking steps toward your workers’ safety is imperative to a thriving environment; it creates more loyal employees, improves quality, and reduces the costs of injuries. When you want to take the next step before an injury or fine happens, these proactive steps will help you on your way.
After comparing its warehousing operations to industry best practices, Roche Diagnostics Operations (RDO) revealed opportunities to improve processes by standardizing across all warehouses and implementing a more automated material handling system. Hytrol Conveyor Company and Bastian Solutions helped Roche increase pack rates, reduce operating costs, and gain better visibility of carton-level details.
Monoprice is an e-commerce leader specializing in high-quality cables, components, and accessories for computer and consumer electronics. Established in 2002, the company has built a reputation by its customers' word-of-mouth. 
  It’s no secret that Hytrol has the largest network of industry experts. We’re proud to have over 100 integration partner locations around the world. But what does that mean for you? Why is dealing through integration partners an advantage for both Hytrol and the end user?
Solid, reliable people, forming great businesses and great partnerships: the Arcadia, Hytrol and Advanced Equipment Company story is one for the history books.   Needed: A More Efficient Solution Founded 75 years ago in 1939, Arcadia Dairy Farms, Inc. was a small first generation dairy business with 30 cows and 70 acres in Arden, North Carolina. Today, while still a family business, Arcadia has a 200,000 square foot automated facility that supplies club, drug, food, foodservice, mass and wholesa...
  It’s Sunday evening and you need to repair your conveyor system. Do you know what parts you need? How do you replace a bearing? Where is the nearest maintenance manual?   Enter the Hytrol Toolbox app.