Beckhoff appoints Joe Martin to Packaging Sales Manager

  • March 12, 2009
  • Beckhoff Automation
  • News
March 12, 2009 – Beckhoff Automation announced that Joe Martin has been selected as the company’s new Packaging and Converting Sales Manager. In his new role, Martin will help major North American manufacturers and machine builders in the packaging, converting and related industries implement the latest in Beckhoff’s PC-based control and Industrial Ethernet technologies. Previously, Martin was Director of Sales at Holt Electric, Inc., a major Midwest electrical distributor based in Hartland, Wis. At Holt, Martin built a wealth of experience serving major packaging and converting clients and enhanced his already deep experience with industrial controls technology. Throughout his career, Martin has also served in high level management at a wide range of automation and controls suppliers. He has over 27 years of experience in the packaging and converting markets with leading automation and controls suppliers such as Rockwell Automation, Danaher Motion and Bosch Rexroth-Indramat. “Adding a seasoned pro like Joe to the Beckhoff Automation team in North America represents a giant leap forward for us as well as our packaging and converting customers,” said Graham Harris, President, Beckhoff Automation. “With today’s economy, machine builders and manufacturers need experts and technology providers who can help them succeed with seemingly opposing forces – enhancing machine performance and reducing cost all at once. For the packaging and converting industries, that expert is Joe Martin and that technology provider is Beckhoff Automation.”Martin is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management/Industrial Engineering.Beckhoff Automation provides advanced, open automation products based upon proven technologies so that customers can implement high performance control systems faster and at a lower overall cost than traditional PLC and motion control systems. Beckhoff’s “New Automation Technology” product range includes PC based control, industrial PCs, automation controllers, operator interface, I/O, servo drives and motors. With representation in more than 60 countries, Beckhoff is well positioned to provide global sales and service to its customers. Sales and service are handled directly, with no intermediaries involved to provide faster response and improved communications. Learn More

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