Don Shanklin has joined the rapidly growing Beckhoff USA team as Great Lakes District Sales Manager. Based in the Cleveland area, Shanklin will work to boost market share gains and increase sales from wide-ranging manufacturers and machine builder OEMs throughout Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and northern Kentucky. He will focus on strategic Beckhoff accounts and oversee the established local sales and applications engineering group’s development efforts. He reports to Midwest Region Manager Jake Schieffer.
See the Peregrine robotic cartoning solution from JLS Automation form, load and close top-load cartons at booth LS-6128 at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Sept. 27-29. The Peregrine strips away the complexities of traditional cartoning systems and achieves carton closing inline, all in a small footprint.
Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire handling solutions, announces the opening of a sales and service center in Willich, Germany, to support new and existing customers as well as Cimcorp’s long-term growth strategy. The new office is a direct result of Cimcorp’s expanding presence in food industry distribution operations. A significant number of European grocery retailers are turning to the company’s automation solutions to address their challenges.
NCC Automated Systems has named John French as director of systems engineering. In his new role, he will oversee the sales, applications and project management teams by providing his 22 years of packaging automation experience and leadership to projects from sales through execution. He will report to Jason Link, General Manager, NCC Automated Systems.
Hormel announced the opening of its newest production facility, Papillion Foods, located in Papillion, Neb., which will make salami and dry sausage products under the Columbus Craft Meats brand as well as the company's Hormel brand.
DTM Packaging manufactures and remanufactures bottling, packaging and custom automation equipment.
September 5, 2019
The Massman Cos., Villard, Minn., acquired DTM Packaging & Custom Automation, a Hingham, Mass.-based provider of machinery manufacturing and re-manufacturing as well as the integration and automation of production lines.