Ultimation Industries LLC, a leader in conveyor technology and automation for nearly 30 years, announced today that industry veteran and expert John Daugherty has joined the company as Vice President, Sales and Engineering.
“John is one of the most experienced, respected and capable leaders in the North America material handling industry, with a depth and breadth of technical knowledge that is unsurpassed,” said Jacqueline Canny, CEO of Ultimation. “He will round out the leadership team to take the company to the next level in terms of technical capability and sales.”
Canny said that the company’s product design process uses the latest digital tools to enable customers to visualize, review and revise conveyor systems prior to production. Daugherty’s initial priorities will be expanding Ultimation’s product offerings and further developing the application engineering team to build on the rapid growth the company has experienced over the past eight years.
Prior to joining Ultimation, Daugherty was general manager, Product Sales, at Daifuku Webb. His experience in the conveyor industry includes several decades of experience in systems engineering, general management, sales and business development for Ford Motor Company, Durr and Jervis Webb.
Daugherty earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan.