Jun 5, 2014
Jervis B. Webb Company Promotes Rob Schmit to President
Daifuku Webb Holding Company Also announces new Senior Vice President
Farmington Hills, Mich. (June 4, 2014) — Jervis B. Webb Company, a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Schmit to President.
In his new role, Schmit will oversee all departments at Webb and is in charge with leading the company to future growth. He is a graduate of Eindhoven University of Technology, located in The Netherlands, and has over 20 years of experience in logistics and material handling. He was most recently Executive Vice President at Daifuku Webb Holding Company.
In addition, Ken Hamel was appointed to Senior Vice President of Daifuku Webb Holding Company. In this position, Hamel will coordinate Daifuku’s Global Airport Baggage Handling (ABH) strategies. Hamel has been with Webb for over 30 years.
“Rob and Ken have been instrumental in the growth of our company, and we are proud to recognize their contributions to our collective success,” said Brian Stewart, President & CEO of Daifuku Webb Holding Company. “Their innovative thinking and vision will continue to enhance the relationships with our customers and help us maintain leadership in the industry.”
About Jervis B. Webb Company
Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Company, a leading developer of innovative material handling technology such as Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs), Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS), conveyors, baggage handling systems, bulk handling systems, cleanroom systems and airport maintenance services. Daifuku Webb consists of Daifuku America Corporation, Jervis B. Webb Company, Elite Line Services, Logan Teleflex, Inc., and Wynright Corporation. Daifuku Webb specializes in the design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and service of integrated systems used in the automotive, airport, semiconductor, LCD equipment, food/beverage, bulk, warehousing and manufacturing industries. Daifuku Webb is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., with manufacturing locations throughout North America.