JONESBORO, Ark. — Safety engineer Frank Hembree has joined Hytrol Conveyor Company as its manager of safety and environmental programs. He will be responsible for the company’s overall strategy for safety and environmental health initiatives.


Hembree will lead Hytrol’s safety team and will develop the strategies, policies and goals for the company’s safety and environmental programs. He also will provide the technical expertise, strategic leadership and support for all departments on regulatory compliance issues in safety and environmental health.


“Safety is a top priority that we take very seriously at Hytrol,” said Vice President of Corporate Development Bob West. “Frank brings a wealth of experience and we look for him to lead safety initiatives and planning that will build upon the infrastructure we have in place to provide a safe environment for our employees.”


Hembree received his bachelor’s in industrial engineering from Mississippi State University. He brings more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing engineering and safety to Hytrol, most recently working at Milwaukee Electric Tool in Greenwood, Miss.


“Joining Hytrol is a great opportunity, and I am excited to be part of the Hytrol Family,” Hembree said. “I am eager to develop a more proactive approach to injury reduction and create a safety culture where everyone looks out for one another.”


A native of Oxford, Miss., Hembree and his wife, Vontice, live in Jonesboro and have two children, Blake and Haley.


For more information on Hytrol, visit www.hytrol.com.


About Hytrol:


Hytrol designs and manufactures advanced conveyor systems for its customers. For more than 70 years, Hytrol has focused on creating innovative, customized conveyor solutions that help companies achieve their goals.