Barry-Wehmiller to open office in Raleigh-Durham

  • June 08, 2007
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ST. LOUIS - June 7, 2007 - Barry-Wehmiller Design Group announced plans to open a new engineering consulting office in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., which will further expand its presence in this important region. The office is expected to open in early 2008. As a key component of these plans, the Design Group is pleased to announce that Brian Bullock has joined the firm as Director – Design Group Raleigh Office. Bullock’s background includes a Mechanical Engineering degree from North Carolina State University and 20 years of pharmaceutical industry experience at Abbott Laboratories, GlaxoSmithKline and Merck. Prior to joining Design Group, Bullock was the founder and principle of Pharm Tech Services, a successful engineering consulting firm serving the Raleigh- Durham pharmaceutical and biotech markets. In his new role, Bullock will be responsible for establishing and growing the new Design Group office in Raleigh-Durham. “The Design Group already provides engineering, validation and other technology services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies in this area from our Greenville, S.C., and Philadelphia offices,” stated Chris Manley, Managing Partner – Design Group Greenville Office. “This regional expansion into Raleigh-Durham further demonstrates our commitment toward these important clients.” “I am thrilled to be part of this very talented team,” Bullock said. “The Design Group has a proven track record of growth through regional expansion. Its commitment to the Southeastern region will allow me to more aggressively build a local team that will be able to serve our clients at a much higher level than I was able to achieve in my prior firm.” Barry-Wehmiller Design Group is a leading provider of manufacturing automation and engineering consulting services to the world’s leading consumer products, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. The firm employs more than 350 engineers, software designers, architects, regulatory specialists and other technical personnel throughout nine offices in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, providing a comprehensive range of solutions for packaging automation, software engineering for manufacturing intelligence, process control and instrumentation, regulatory compliance, and facility design and construction. ABOUT BARRY-WEHMILLER Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. is a world leading supplier of packaging, corrugating and paper converting technology, as well as engineering consulting services, across a broad spectrum of industries. Barry-Wehmiller’s balanced and diversified approach to the market is made possible through 11 interactive divisions: Accraply, a leading manufacturer of automatic labeling systems; Barry-Wehmiller Company, manufacturing bottle washers and pasteurizers for more than 120 years; Barry-Wehmiller International Resources, a pioneer in the creation, development, and integration of advanced information technology and engineering solutions; Central Bottling International (CBI), specializing in quality industrial manufacturing equipment and services for the food, beverage, and packaging industries worldwide; Design Group, a premier supplier of manufacturing automation and engineering consulting services; FleetwoodGoldcoWyard, a leading producer of advanced conveyance technology and material handling equipment; HayssenSandiacre, a form/fill/seal technologies and services leader for more than 100 years; MarquipWardUnited, a leading manufacturer of equipment for the corrugated and folded carton industries; Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), providing advanced converting, printing, and packaging technologies for the tissue, nonwovens, and flexible packaging industries since 1919; Pneumatic Scale, a global provider for can seaming, capping, centrifugation, dry filling, labeling, and liquid filling; and Thiele Technologies, a leading supplier of cartoning, case packing, bagging, and palletizing equipment. In fiscal year 2007, a combination of organic and acquisition growth is expected to grow Barry- Wehmiller’s annual revenues to more than $860 million for the first time in the company’s 120-year history, with more than $200 million of that in global markets. Learn More

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