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Employee Spotlight: Angelica Brooks - Administrative Assistant

As part of our 30th anniversary at mk North America, we’re taking the time to get to know some of our employees better. Some of the individuals you will meet in these blog posts have been with mk for a number of years, while others are just starting out. But regardless of how long they have been with the company or what their role is, they are all a vital part of the organization, lending to mk fulfilling its mission and its promise to provide not only a better product, but also a better solution.

In July, I had the chance to sit down with Angelica Brooks one of our Administrative Assistants.

Prior to joining mk North America in October 2015, Angelica was a Customer Support Representative with a global eyewear company. There she maintained customer relationships and helped expedite orders. Two skills she has brought to the forefront during her time at mk.

Angelica Brooks employee at mk North America, company photo.

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New Vice President of Operations: Todd St. Pierre

Please join us in congratulating Todd St. Pierre on his new position, at mk North America, as the Vice President of Operations.
 
Todd will be directly in charge of Inside Sales, Customer Service and Order Entry, as well as all aspects of Production and Assembly. 
 
mk North America, Inc. is excited about this change. With Todd and his new role we are looking forward to continuing and expanding the high level of customer service, engineering and material handling solutions that you have come to expect from mk North America.
 

Top 3 Reasons Your Conveyors Need Routine Maintenance

In this blog we write a lot about different solutions and options and how they can help your operations reach new levels of productivity, safety and efficiency. One part of the job that’s equally important and often overlooked until it’s too late, is the routine maintenance of conveyor systems.

Since this equipment is vital to your production process, it’s important to stay on top of regular cleanings and upgrades which will not only make use of the machines possible for many years to come, but also prevent a costly halt to operations. Not to mention the fact that a poorly monitored and kept machine can pose a dangerous threat for workers in the facility.

Here are the top 3 reasons your conveyors need routine maintenance.

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Material Handling Market Continues Upward Trend as Tech Matures

Many of today’s manufacturing locations are turning to automation and other new technologies to improve operations, increase worker safety and do more with less.

New research from Global Market Insights predicts the material handling equipment market will exceed $190B by 2024. Owing to this growth is the continued use of technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in today’s factories.

IIOT

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