(Jonesboro, AK) - Hytrol is pleased to announce the addition of Andy Stickler as Manager of Safety and Environment. Stickler is a native of Northeast Arkansas and brings over 28 years of experience to this position.
As Manager of Safety and Environment, Stickler will provide direction and leadership for Hytrol’s safety and environmental initiatives and teams. His approach emphasizes engaging employees and working with them to define a safe state within their work areas. “As employees are involved in this process, they ultimately recognize what safe state should look like, and become effective in their effort to identify and correct potential hazards every day,” said Stickler.
“Hytrol has a solid reputation in the manufacturing community,” he said. “I’m excited about the opportunity to work with a great group of folks who value each employee, and are committed to striving for excellence in all phases of the operation.”
Stickler previously spent 20 years as the Manager of Safety & Environment at L.A. Darling and 4 years as the Environmental Coordinator at Viskase Corporation. He has also provided environmental and safety consulting support for a number of manufacturing operations throughout Arkansas.
Bob West, Vice President of Corporate Development at Hytrol, said, “We’re pleased to welcome Andy to the Hytrol family. In addition to his commitment to upholding the health and safety of all of our employees, Andy brings an abundance of experience to this position and we’re glad to have him on our team.”
Stickler has a biology degree from Arkansas State University. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with family, golfing, and taking part in the community as a children’s soccer coach.
About Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc.
Hytrol 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 is a proud member of MHI, CEMA (Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association), along with IABSC (International Association of Baggage System Companies). Follow Hytrol on Twitter @hytrol.