I was born in Nebraska and grew up on a family farm. Most of my experience in materials handling came from grain handling on the farm. You learned at an early age the value of automation and reliability when the option is manually scooping grain or using an auger to move it.
My first job after graduation was with Monsanto in their textiles division. After a year I went on a special assignment with their Mound Lab division and worked on a government program on coal gasification. I learned a lola