Long Valley, NJ – March 27, 2017 – Frazier Industrial Company, a leading manufacturer of structural steel storage rack systems, is pleased to announce that Carlos Oliver, Frazier President, and Thomas Ryder, Senior Technical Engineer, will lead key educational sessions at ProMat 2017 in Chicago, IL April 3rd - 6th, 2017, McCormick Place - South. Session topics focus on efficient storage system application, design and specifications.
1. RMI of MHI Presents: Considerations for the Planning and Use of Industrial Storage Racks Tuesday, April 4th - 3:45-4:30 PM Theatre D
This session is sponsored by MHI and will be co-presented by Frazier’s Carlos Oliver, with John Krummel, President of Advance Storage Products and Nelson Cantillo of MHI. These industry experts will address recent developments in steel racking along with instructions of how to properly select the best storage solution for a facility. The guidelines and presentation will help the non-technical warehouse operator in the planning, purchasing, installation, use and maintenance of pallet racking.
2. RMI of MHI Presents: Resources and Frequently Asked Questions Wednesday, April 5th – 11:15 AM -12:00 PM Theatre D
This solution session is sponsored by MHI. Frazier’s Thomas Ryder will co-present with Arlin Keck, Corporate Engineer at Steel King Industries, and Patrick Peplowski, SVP, Sales and Marketing at SpaceRAK. The team will demystify the daunting variety of standards, specifications and codes that guide the design and application of storage racks.
About Frazier Industrial Company: Frazier Industrial Company is the largest producer of structural steel pallet rack systems in North America, with 10 manufacturing plants located throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. Frazier's rack systems are quickly recognized for durability and custom engineered design. From standard pallet rack to complex pick-to-belt towers and AS/RS installations, Frazier's expert team of engineers will help each customer design the best, most cost-effective material handling solution. All pallet rack systems are manufactured using 100% hot-rolled structural steel, the most durable and abuse-resistant material available.
Frazier Industrial Company – ProMat 2017 Speaker Biographies
Carlos P. Oliver, President of Frazier Industrial Company since August 2001, has over 35 years of experience in the Material Handling industry. He joined Frazier in 1981 as a Sales Manager and in 1986 became a Division Manager within the High Rise/Automated Storage Division (ASRS) until 1992. At this time, Carlos shifted his role to focus on building the Frazier business as Vice President of Sales where he served until 1997. His success in double digit growth provided a natural transition to managing the larger Frazier organization, serving as Executive Vice President of Sales until 2000, prior to becoming President.
Carlos has served as President of the Rack Manufactures Institute (RMI) and on the Board of the Material Handling and Management Society (MHMS). He is very active in several Material Handling educational initiatives. Carlos holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Thomas Ryder, Senior Technical Engineering at Frazier Industrial, has more than 25 years of experience in the engineering of storage rack systems. He joined Frazier in 1990 as a project engineer increasing his capabilities. In 2005, Thomas transferred to Frazier’s Sales and Estimating group. Currently he co-manages the Estimating Department and is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of systems with the current challenges of the industry. Thomas has been instrumental in the research and development of Frazier’s structural steel storage rack standards for all product lines.
Thomas is also actively involved in the Rack Manufacturers Institute as the representative of Frazier in the Engineering Committee. He holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.
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