Matt Farris Honored with 2024 Fifty Over 50 Recognition

JONESBORO, Ark.—Matt Farris has been selected as a Fifty Over 50 honoree by Arkansas Money & Politics for 2024. This special feature aims to celebrate those “who have surpassed the age of 50 and have achieved extraordinary success” as well as had an impact on their local community.

Farris has been with Hytrol since 1984 and currently holds the title of Vice President, Integrator Liaison. He devotes his efforts to maintaining relationships and business connections for the Hytrol brand. Farris is experienced in manufacturing sales, international sales, distribution and business development.

Farris said, “I’m honored to be included among this cohort of dedicated professionals. I’ve just celebrated my 40th year at Hytrol, and it has been an amazing place to grow and be consistently on the cutting edge of the material handling industry.”

Mitch Smith, Hytrol’s Chief Revenue Officer said, “Matt is a tremendous role model for so many Hytrol employees. He is a testament to how a business can experience tremendous success when it invests into long-term relationships. Matt’s colleagues not only depend on him, but our customers view him as a trusted advisor, and equally important—a dear friend.”

Farris is a current member of MHEDA and has served on advisory boards in the past. He and his wife Margo call Jonesboro home. They have two children, Adam and Lindsay, as well as two grandchildren, Sutton and Ryker.

In his spare time, Farris enjoys spending time with both his family and the Hytrol Integrators he has befriended over the years.

See Matt on the 2024 Arkansas Money & Politics Fifty Over 50 list.

About Hytrol:

Hytrol Conveyor Company Inc. is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of material handling systems for a variety of industries. Since its founding, the company has been dedicated to pushing forward the material handling industry. Hytrol is the largest conveyor manufacturer in the United States. It designs, develops, and delivers the most advanced material handling systems and includes a network of more than 100 independent businesses worldwide. The company also develops software for conveyors and warehouse management. For more information on Hytrol, visit