EPIC Systems, Inc. has announced the hiring of Ed Fuchs as Director of Engineering for Packaging Systems. Fuchs received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Management from Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Fuchs brings over 25 year of turnkey packaging systems design and integration experience to EPIC. Ed has implemented successful packaging lines in multiple industries, including: food, beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical and personal care. He has a vast knowledgeof packaging automation and electrical control system integration for packaging and processing applications.
Leading up to his career at EPIC, Fuchs was a sales director for Barry Wehmiller, vice president of sales and marketing at Pasco, and most recently vice president of sales and marketing for Arrowhead Systems.
“Ed’s extensive packaging industry experience is exciting. He combines impressive technical and commercial skills with a critical eye. He has a unique ability to understand bottlenecks and create an elegant packaging solution for the client that works. Ed has already improved our design processes, making our packaging lines more efficient with a better solution for our clientele. I am confident his leadership will be the architect of a successful mentorship and growth for our Packaging Group,” said John Schott, president of EPIC Systems.
As Director of Engineering, Fuchs’ focus is on leading initiatives to develop and grow the engineering capabilities of our packaging division. He oversees the packaging systems engineering team on all integration projects and collaborates extensively with our machine vision, automation, process systems and custom machines groups. Fuchs directs commercial and technical aspects of packaging system sales, which include: collaborating with clients, expanding internal capabilities, and creating project proposals and bid packages.
“I am looking forward to growing the Packaging Group at EPIC. EPIC has impressive in-plant experience and a solid base of packaging system integration experience. We are building off of our great client relationships and in-house competitive advantages to add to our packaging capabilities for our customers,” said Fuchs about his new role.
ABOUT EPIC SYSTEMS: EPIC Systems, Inc. is a design and build firm with expertise in a wide range of engineering functions including machine vision, packaging systems and custom machines. The EPIC Packaging sector specializes in complete packaging integration. Featuring engineering and manufacturing services for new plant construction and existing line upgrades.
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