Trommer & Associates, Inc. was established in 1975 by Bill Trommer, a registered Professional Engineer. Bill’s goal was to provide premier planning services in the specialized area of manufacturing and distribution facility layout and material handling consulting, system development, and implementation.

Bill Trommer, CEO: Bill established a personalized team approach to each project as emphasized by his involvement and review of all phases of each project's development and implementation. This approach has led the firm to increasingly diverse system planning projects for private, corporate, institutional and government agencies.

Steve W. Trommer, Principal: Steve is a graduate of the University of Akron. Steve has worked in the material handling consulting industry since 1990 as both a Project Engineer and Project Manager. As a Project Engineer, Steve has been responsible for development and design of material handling systems and facility conceptual development. As Project Manager, Steve has assisted clients with building construction coordination, as well as the implementation and start-up of many material handling systems, warehouse management systems and supply chain projects. He has extensive experience in developing details implementation plans and documentation of equipment commissioning as well as material handling consulting for niche markets.

Steve also has extensive experience in the development of material handling layout concepts as related to warehouse and distribution center projects. This experience includes the application of various types of material handling equipment, including conveyor sorting systems, lifts trucks, storage systems, automated guided vehicles systems, and automated equipment. Clients have benefited from his ability to coordinate details and time lines with clients as well as handling architectural and general contracts.

Materials handling consulting clients include major companies in the electronics industry, wholesale drug distributors, retail distributors, and manufacturing operations including paper, rubber, textiles, and facilities run by government agencies.

Our Project Team: Trommer & Associates, Inc. has built a unique team of experienced professionals with proven facility planning and material handling consulting expertise. This expertise is provided directly to our clients by our full time staff of engineers, all of whom have acquired a strong knowledge base in the areas of warehousing, distribution and manufacturing systems planning.

Our project team starts the organizational process by analyzing each clients operation based upon a detailed scope of work. Each member of the project team has a distinct role:

  • AutoCAD Draftsmen
  • Project Engineers
  • Project Management
  • On-Site Supervision

Each of the team members involved in your project will play an important role in the four phases of work that we provide to our clients, and all members will work as a part of their team to remain focused on your objectives.

We make every effort to meet or exceed the project requirements for all clients, large or small. This attention to detail and level of customer service is the key to our continued success.

Our commitment to our clients is to complete each material handling consulting project within budget and on time, every time.