Joined Aug 15 2013
I am Hal Plendl, an expert in facility planning and materials Handling. I move things and i want t o use my skills and expertise to help a Houston company Move toward profitability.
I was raised in North Central Iowaand my firts experience is working for my father on Grain Elevator Repairs, Leggs, Distributors, Pipe, Etc. I put my self through college gaining my Bachelors at University of Northern Iowa in Mechanical Design.
Out of College I spent 9 years with John Deere and the start up of the new Tractor Assembly Facility. With a down turn of the tractor market i moved to Texas and worked for Peterbilt motors in Denton. At Peterbilt we rearranged the frame shop to eliminate the manual Handling of truck frames and other projects.
At BAE Automated Systems I was hired to help with the new Denver Airport and the High speed Baggage system. I went on th help design and install baggage handling equipment at several airports.
At Tompkins Associates I Learned about warehouse analysis and helped wiht the upgrade and installation of several types of Material Handling Equipment.
At Siemens for the last 11 years I worked on Bagage handling systems, Primarily designing systems for automatic security scanning and x-ray at Airports in NewYork, LosAngeles, Minneapolis, among others.