David A. Schwebel joins FORTE as Senior Director of Business Development & Management

Experienced executive brings consulting and design expertise in material handling and supply chain industry

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Mason, OH, July 14 – FORTE, a Swisslog company, a leading warehouse automation and warehouse execution software (WES) firm, is pleased to announce the addition of David Schwebel to lead its business development team.
In his new role, Schwebel draws on his extensive experience and expertise in material handling equipment and consumer packaged goods to help prospective FORTE clients solve their supply chain, warehousing and distribution challenges with advanced material handling automation solutions. 
Prior to joining FORTE, David worked as Managing Executive with Material Handling Industry (MHI), the trade association for the Material Handling and Supply Chain Industry. He previously held a number of leadership, strategy, engineering, and business design roles at Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated. 
While as principal consultant for EDGE Network, David executed business process redesign and improvement projects for automated warehouses, packaging suppliers and supply chain information technology integrators.
David is an Industrial Engineering graduate from North Carolina State University, with a Masters in Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Lean Black Belt.
FORTE Industries 
Tom Rentschler 
Phone: +1 513-204-3021
About Swisslog 
Swisslog designs, develops and delivers best-in-class automation solutions for forward-thinking hospitals, warehouses and distribution centers. We offer integrated systems and services from a single source – from consulting to design, implementation and lifetime customer service. Behind the company’s success are 2,500 employees worldwide, supporting customers in more than 50 countries.
Swisslog is part of the KUKA Group, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions.