Stan Witt is the currently the Director of Conveyor Innovations at HOJ Engineering. He has over 26 years of professional experience since graduating from BYU with a degree in Design Engineering Technology. His entire career has been dedicated to the improvement of manufacturing and distribution processes through automation. He began his career at Boeing Aircraft Corporation, where he designed robotic work cells to automate assembly processes. Stan then joined ESKAY, a subsidiary of Daifuku. Daifuku is one of the largest material handling companies in the world, which at the time, had begun to expand into the U.S. market. Stan became acquainted with HOJ Engineering during his tenure with ESKAY and has now been with HOJ Engineering for over 18 years.
Through his career, Stan has had the opportunity to tour and study hundreds of manufacturing and distribution systems throughout the United States, Mexico and Japan. Stan has been involved in the design and implementation of automated material handling systems for many Fortune 500 companies, and well as hundreds of smaller companies. Stan has implemented automation in companies that include Ingersoll-Rand, HP, Motorola, Bunge Foods, Sun Products, Associated Foods, 1-800 Contacts, Merit Medical and many others. His projects have been featured in major material handling publications, and he has been a guest speaker at ProMat in Chicago, the largest trade show for the Material Handling Industry in the U.S.
Under Stan’s direction, HOJ’s capabilities as a premier systems integrator has grown steadily over the years. HOJ continues improve its processes and stay abreast of the latest innovations in technology and trends that affect the material handling industry.
Stan’s approach to system design is to combine of a thorough analysis of a customer’s logistics data with his experience of literally hundreds of material handling systems and the latest in proven technology to develop solutions that best fit the customer’s current requirements and growth projections.