Intelligrated hires new sales engineer for southern regional operations

Customer relations and sales veteran to manage key accounts and develop new business

(CINCINNATI: May 29, 2014)-Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, announces the appointment of Tommy Vacarella as sales engineer for its southern regional operations, based in Alpharetta, Georgia.


Vacarella brings more than 30 years of customer relations and sales experience to Intelligrated. In this role, he works to ensure customers receive maximum benefit from their material handling systems, while serving as a key liaison throughout the concepting, engineering, project management and systems implementation phases. Additionally, Vacarella keeps customers current on the latest material handling trends and identifies solutions that solve their business needs.

"Tommy's strong business development skills and ability to drive customer satisfaction proves that he shares our strong emphasis on the customer experience," said Chris Barber, vice president, southern regional operations.

Vacarella's business development responsibilities include identifying new opportunities to enhance productivity through automation or system upgrades. He reports to Howard Hammer, sales manager, southern regional operations.

"I am pleased to join the Intelligrated team of automated material handling experts," said Vacarella. "Intelligrated shares my philosophy of providing outstanding customer service and I look forward to helping our customers understand the benefits and maximize the potential of our system solutions."

Before joining Intelligrated, Vacarella held sales and business management positions in the consumer packaged goods industry, gaining key insights into customer needs in supply chain and logistics. He holds a bachelor's degree in marketing with a business minor from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Intelligrated's southern regional operations provide sales, engineering and project management support for companies located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The group recently relocated to a new 54,000-square-foot facility to expand its services and accommodate continued growth in the area.

For sales and marketing information, contact Emily Smith, marketing supervisor, Intelligrated, by phone at 513.881.5239 or by email at emily.smith@intelligrated.com.

For media information, contact Natalie Fioto, public relations, Koroberi, by phone at 919.395.3637 or by email at natalie@koroberi.com.

About Intelligrated

Intelligrated is a leading North American-based, single-source provider of intelligent automated material handling solutions that drive distribution and fulfillment productivity for retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers around the world. Through a broad portfolio of automation equipment, software, service and support, Intelligrated solutions optimize processes, increase efficiency and give businesses a competitive edge.

Intelligrated designs, manufactures, integrates and installs complete material handling automation solutions including conveyor systems, sortation systems, palletizers, robotics, automated storage and retrieval systems, and order picking technologies - all managed by advanced machine controls and software. Solutions include industry-leading Intelligrated-manufactured Alvey, RTS™ and IntelliSort® brand equipment and Knighted warehouse management (WMS), warehouse control (WCS) and labor management software.

Every project is backed by Intelligrated's 24X7 multilingual technical support and access to lifecycle service through a network of national, regional and local service centers. From concept to integration to lifecycle support, Intelligrated automation delivers distribution and fulfillment success. For more updates, follow us on Twitter @Intelligrated.

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