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Ivar Lonon

Automation & Engineered Systems Specialist


I’m a self-admitted do-it-yourselfer, so I can appreciate that customers are looking for value - not necessarily the lowest price but the most cost-effective and reliable solution to get the job done right. Read Team Bio

Material Handling & Automation Projects

Achievements & Awards

About Ivar Lonon

Ivar’s career background as an applications engineer gives him a unique perspective when looking at options or recommendations for equipment or potential solutions.

He specializes in conveyor systems for palletizing and robotic work cell sortation and accumulations, distribution centers, and conveyors to integrate packaging equipment, as well as mobile aisle pallet rack systems, automatic storage and retrieval systems, ergonomic lift and position equipment and heavy material lifts for floor-to-floor applications and mezzanines.

It’s his goal to draw on more than 30 years of experience to deliver unique, cost-saving solutions.

Service Locations

North Carolina

  • Alamance
  • Caswell
  • Chatham
  • Durham
  • Harnett
  • Lee
  • Moore
  • Orange
  • Person
  • Wake

Hear From Ivar's Clients

"I've been working with Ivar on material handling improvements for 17 years, and he is always my 'go to' person when I have a challenge that needs a creative solution. Ivar doesn't just bring catalogs, he brings years of experience and real solutions. After-sales support is exceptional too, so I don't hesitate to involve Ivar on new projects."

David Sutcliffe, Senior Manufacturing Engineer

GKN Driveline

"Ivar Lonon designed, quoted, and installed complex conveyor systems in several of our factories. The delivery, installation, and performance of the systems were done on time or ahead of schedule and performed perfectly from Day 1. Ivar's after sale follow up and response has always been done quickly and professionally. Ivar is the first person we call when we need conveyor systems."

Joe Schmoeller, Executive Vice President-Operations & COO

Kingsdown Inc.

"I would personally like to recommend Ivar Lonon for his strong work ethic and his ability to solve customer problems while being a good business partner. He has worked with our company on many projects over his career and has been successful for both Advanced Equipment Company and Hytrol Conveyor Co."

Gregg Goodner, Board Member

Hytrol Conveyor Company Inc.

"Ivar Lonon is a very knowledgeable warehousing specialist and also very aware what is available in the market in Material Handling equipment and software that will solve almost any situation that is presented to him. Ivar Lonon is strait forward and very trustworthy in what he recommends to improve your operation. He is also able to work with in a budget and give you the best outcome he can with the budget restraints that you put him under. My recommendation is to allow Ivar to design the system he sees that you need and then set your budget to his design. If this is done your return on the dollar spent will be a lot higher, than to make him conform to your Idea and be under an inadequate budget. I would not have any problem with letting Ivar Lonon redesigned our entire warehouse, and it would be the most efficient operation that there could be. "

Mafford Myers, Senior Maintenance Lead Technician

Apex Tool Group, LLC

“Ivar Lonon was the AEC representative who handled all aspects of the project, from quote to completion. The result was a coordinated, streamlined process that generated complete satisfaction. Hytrol became my preferred supplier due to the help and service I received from Ivar Lonon. He knows the product well and is quick to respond.”

Allen Russ, Corporate Engineer

Bway

“Thanks again for having my back.”

Matthew Gifford, Blow Molding Engineer

Bway

“You are the only contractor who has come in and done everything that he said he was going to do.”

Danny Brown, CSLT-Billing

Verizon

"Ivar is a detail oriented professional with years of experience to bring to any material handling or packaging project. He is extremely easy to work with and would be a valuable asset to anyone who wants a successful project delivered on-time and on-budget. I would recommend Ivar for any project - large or small."

Jonathan Lee, Solutions Provider

Vision Guided Robotics

“The combination of your engineering background and knowledge of your products make you a valuable business partner. Your design assistance, daily follow-up and work at the job site insured us of having a well-designed system brought in on time and within budget. Your continuous follow-up on all aspects of the job enabled us to complete this project without a dedicated project manager.”

Eric Vann, VP Internal Services

Great American Knitting

“Ivar, who with his understanding of the problems, provided solutions which make the top management of Specialty Food Distributors brag. Not only did he provide the solutions in term of acceptability and quality but he also managed to provide the solution within budget. Throughout the entire design phase, Ivar kept his cool and cooperated with us not as a vendor but as a partner. ”

Werner Reich, Owner

W.R. Consulting

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