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Unarco Material Handling names Robert Holman vice president, engineering and project management

Holman brings experience in tactical planning and design, new product implementation and production support.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
February 04, 2014

Unarco Material Handling has announced the hiring of Robert Holman for the position of vice president, engineering and project management.

Holman bring years of engineering and operations management experience in a variety of industrial and consumer manufacturing environments and will be responsible for engineering functions at all three Unarco plants. 

President/CEO Gary Slater has tasked Holman with the collaboration of engineering and project management functions to streamline design output, accelerate production time and continue to advance Unarco as a leader in the material handling industry. Holman brings more than 17 years of experience from previous companies such as NIC Global Manufacturing, France Power Solutions and Quality Industries. He has had previous involvement with every stage from tactical planning and design to new product implementation and production support.

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