(CINCINNATI: April 12, 2012) Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-owned automated material handling solutions provider, announces the recent appointment of John Schmidt to the position of sales engineer for the company’s N.J.-based eastern regional operations.

Schmidt is responsible for developing the company’s distribution and fulfillment business in New Jersey and the five boroughs of New York. He is also responsible for raising Intelligrated’s business profile in the region. Schmidt reports directly to Steve Combs, sales supervisor, Intelligrated Eastern Operations.

Prior to joining Intelligrated, Schmidt gained 15 years of experience working as a representative for JHS Sales and as a regional sales manager for both Douglas Machine and Langen Packaging Group. He earned his degree in mechanical engineering at Raritan Valley College, N.J.

“My experience has taught me how to quickly develop customer relationships and target strategic growth opportunities,” said Schmidt. “This experience, along with my familiarity with the region, adds value to the Intelligrated distribution and order fulfillment operations.”

Intelligrated continues to expand its engineering, customer service and R&D staffing and testing facilities. The company added 565 new employees in 2011, and plans to add 300 more in 2012.

For sales and marketing information, please contact Emily Smith, senior marketing coordinator, Intelligrated, by phone at (513) 881-5239 or by email at emily.smith@intelligrated.com.

For media information, please contact Natalie Fioto, public relations, Koroberi, at (919) 945-0566 or by email at natalie@koroberi.com.

About Intelligrated

Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com) is a leading North American-owned, single-point provider of automated material handling solutions with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Intelligrated designs, manufactures and installs complete material handling automation solutions, including conveyor systems, IntelliSort® sortation systems, Alvey® palletizers and robotics, Real Time Solutions® order fulfillment systems, warehouse control software and advanced machine controls—all supported by 24x7 Customer Service and Support.

Serving the warehousing, distribution, consumer product manufacturing, postal and parcel markets, Intelligrated collaborates closely with its clients to develop productivity solutions and support their needs throughout the life of their material handling systems.