Hytrol’s Curtis Norris Selected to Arkansas’ 40 Under 40

FORT SMITH, Ark. — Hytrol Fort Smith Operations Manager Curtis Norris has been named one of Arkansas’ 40 Under 40. This list presented by Arkansas Business recognizes young professionals in the state under the age of 40.


Those included on the list range from political leaders, business owners, university, and STEM professionals. These individuals were submitted by readers of Arkansas Business and were chosen by the editors.


“I am extremely honored to be named one of Arkansas’ 40 Under 40. As a native Arkansan, I am proud to call this state my home and Hytrol has provided me with opportunities to advance the company and our state,” said Norris.


Norris has worked at Hytrol for four years and recently made a move to assist in starting Hytrol’s new Fort Smith facility. He is a United States Air Force Veteran and is an active volunteer with local charities.


“Curtis is a great selection for this award. He is a driven individual who cares about others and is focused on achieving results,” said Director of Fort Smith Operations Phillip Poston. “He regularly goes the extra mile and does not expect recognition in return for those efforts. He expects the best and sets that example by how he carries himself every day.”


Norris and the other recipients will be recognized at an in-person and interactive virtual luncheon on June 17 in Little Rock.



About Arkansas Business 40 Under 40:


Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 is a list of qualified young professionals chosen by Arkansas Business editors. This group of individuals must be under 40 years old as of June 1, 2021, not have been a previous honoree, have impacted his or her company or community, and how the potential to be a leader in business or politics during the next decade.


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.