ROSEVILLE, MI – Ultimation Industries LLC announced that 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."

Daugherty's initial priorities will be expanding Ultimation's product offerings and further developing the application engineering team to build on the growth the company has experienced over the past eight years.

Prior to joining Ultimation, Daugherty was General Manager, Product Sales, at Daifuku Webb. His background in the conveyor industry includes several decades of experience in systems engineering, general management, sales and business development for Ford Motor Co., Durr and Jervis Webb.

Ultimation Industries LLC is a leader in the conveyor technology and automation industry, designing, building and installing conveyor equipment for customers throughout the Americas.