FMH Conveyors Blog


Employee Spotlight: Tyler Huggins

26/09/2022
Meet Tyler Huggins, Electrical Engineer!    Originally from Clinton, AR, Tyler graduated from Arkansas State University in May 2021.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a minor in mathematics.  A week after graduating, he began his career with FMH.    As an Electrical Engineer, Tyler spends his...

SupportPro Tips: Motor Brush Maintenance

01/09/2022
If your conveyor isn’t performing as efficiently as it once did or if your motor is slowing then it could be due to the motor brushes.  It’s likely that you’re in need of motor brush maintenance.   If proper motor brush maintenance is not performed, this may cause the motor to...

Employee Spotlight: Brad Blake

29/08/2022
Meet Brad Blake, Team Lead for General Fabrication!  Born and raised in Jonesboro, AR, Brad graduated from Valley View High School and is practically a household name around FMH.    Although he started out in a temporary position, within nine months he was hired to the company full-time.  Brad has been...

FMH Featured Solutions: Last Mile Delivery

26/08/2022
Last mile delivery is a term used to describe the final step of the delivery process.  This means transporting the product from the nearest distribution center to its final destination- the customer’s doorstep. Simply put, without the process of last mile delivery, products wouldn’t make the expected delivery from warehouse...

Employee Spotlight: Uriel Esparza

20/05/2022
Meet Uriel Esparza, Cost Accountant for our team! While in school, he excelled in math and enjoyed anything involving numbers. He decided to turn this passion into a career and was the first in his family to attend college! Uriel graduated from Arkansas State University in 2019 with a bachelor’s...

FMH Featured Solutions: LITESORT

12/05/2022
Our automated conveyor and sortation systems are designed to boost efficiency in a variety of applications. As online purchasing continues to climb, LITESORT helps retailers and distribution centers keep up with demand. LITESORT is designed to seamlessly integrate with flexible powered or telescopic conveyors to create a complete system. The...

Channel Partner Success: Conveyor Solutions

25/04/2022
Conveyor Solutions, headquartered in Elgin, Illinois, is a turnkey systems integrator celebrating its 26th anniversary this year! Though headquartered in Illinois, the company has remote offices in 11 states and services the entire country. The privately held company offers in-house engineering, installation, and after-market service. Offering these services allows Conveyor...

Employee Spotlight: Candace Watkins

22/04/2022
Meet Candace Watkins, Working Team Lead for BestConnect! Originally from McGehee, Arkansas, Candace moved to Jonesboro in 2006 and enrolled in courses at Arkansas State University. In 2010, she started a family and now has two sons! Candace began her FMH journey through a temporary agency. She began in the...

SupportPro Tips: Benefits of Preventative Maintenance

20/04/2022
When it comes to equipment maintenance, there are two strategies: reactive and proactive. A reactive method involves waiting until a problem arises to address any issues. A proactive approach routinely addresses equipment needs and concerns to prevent failures. Routine inspections, cleaning schedules, minor adjustments, and lubrication are all aspects of...

Industry Outlook: Trends in 3PL

12/04/2022
E-commerce growth has led to a surge in the third-party logistics industry. Businesses are looking for 3PL providers that can pick up, store, pack, and ship packages accurately and at a low-cost rate. 3PL service offerings have evolved from warehousing and storage to complete order fulfillment. As e-commerce and consumer...

Employee Spotlight: Charlie Wood

18/03/2022
Meet Charlie Wood, Regional Sales Manager for Eastern US Distribution and Canada! Charlie resides in Michigan with his wife, Kim, of 34 years. He is a lifetime Michigan resident and services all the Eastern United States and Canada. Charlie’s interest in sales began as he interacted with medical sales reps...

Industry Outlook: Trends in the Material Handling Industry

14/03/2022
Material handling is defined by MHI as any touchpoint of materials in manufacturing, distribution, consumption, and disposal processes. Material handling combines a wide range of manual, semi-automated, and automated equipment and systems supporting logistics and allowing the supply chain to work. A company’s material handling system and processes are put...