L.A.C. Conveyors & Automation are really pleased to see that their first ever electrical apprentice, Cory Hoggard has been shortlisted for this year’s Apprentice of the Year award at the PPMA Group of Associations PPMA Total Show Awards in October 2019: https://www.ppmatotalshow.co.uk/awards/2019-shortlist .
Under supervision, Cory has been involved with many projects, including putting together control panels, helping with the cabling of a robotic pick and place unit for a fruit packing company. The pick and place unit also has a number of modular belt conveyors that feed fruit punnets to the unit and then send the packed boxes onto final dispatch. Cory also assisted with the cabling of a robotic de-palletiser and re-palletiser that handles chilled boxes of pizzas which are fed through a series of roller conveyors and belt conveyor for date coding before being restacked and prepared for dispatch.
With a combination of weekly day release at college and supervision from his supervisor, Cory is continuously developing his skills and learning to read and understand complex electrical drawings as well as mechanical drawings to help assemble machinery for L.A.C.’s customers.
L.A.C. are very happy with Cory’s progress so far and hopeful that he will have a really good future.
Good luck with the awards, Cory!