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ARPAC adds to team with five hires

May 26, 2014
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ARPAC LLC continues to build up its engineering and aftermarket technical staff with the addition of 5 new team members. This latest hiring push reflects ARPAC's continued commitment as the industry leader in Robotic System Integration and nationwide aftermarket support for packaging equipment.

Daniel Tillery recently joined ARPAC as the Southern California Regional Field Service Manager. Daniel has over 15 years of maintenance experience directly related to packaging equipment, and over 7 years of experience in field service management. Charles Smith joins the aftermarket team, working out of Charlotte, North Carolina as a Southeast Regional Technician. Charles brings with him 19 years of experience with packaging equipment design and troubleshooting, plant management safety and maintenance programs.

"Daniel & Charles are key components of our strategic plan to provide unparalleled regional support for our customers," comments John Wolf, Vice President of Aftermarket Services. "A local presence will greatly enhance our response time and save our customers money on travel costs."

David Johnson joins the team as Technical Service Engineer, supporting ARPAC customers through problem solving, troubleshooting equipment and resolution of operational equipment issues. In addition to a degree in Electronics, David has vast knowledge of Serial and Ethernet communication on device networks & extensive experience with Allen Bradley PLC's, HMI and motor drives. 

Jason Brown joins the aftermarket team as a Service Technician based out of St Louis. In addition to a degree in Electronics/Robotics and Automation, he brings a wealth of experience with FANUC robots, Allen Bradley PLC's/HMI and automated robotic palletizing systems.

Ross Hegg joins ARPAC as Controls Engineer with Robotics Specialization, incorporating ten years of experience in Automation and Controls Engineering, specialization in robotic, HMI and PLC programming, network technology, servos and writing/debugging full system programs for custom automated machinery.

"Ross will be our robotic integration expert, responsible for programming robots and machine controllers, testing, troubleshooting, debugging and machine designs," says Jim Barry, Director of Controls Engineering.  

ARPAC LLC is the leading original equipment manufacturer and integrator of complete end-of-line packaging solutions. With more than 30,000 installations worldwide, our packaging systems have been successfully implemented in food, beverage, printing & publishing, pharmaceutical, personal care, building supplies, automotive, material handling industries, as well as a wide range of industrial and consumer products. To best serve the needs of our client base, ARPAC designs and manufactures complete custom engineered, fully integrated systems.

ARPAC's integration projects can range from a few strategically matched machines to complex systems incorporating equipment from multiple OEM sources. Expertise includes primary packaging, bundlers, wrappers, case/tray formers, shrink tunnels, palletizers, robots & virtually all types of material handling hardware. ARPAC has more than 30 design engineers & an applications development team to design, develop & manufacture complex integrated systems. Additionally, we design & program our own control systems in-house with the floor capacity to assemble large integrated systems & test them in their entirety!

Our extensive integration capabilities allow us to design, build & install a custom manufacturing system to meet your specific production requirements. The benefits of turnkey integration include: consistent design, programs, HMI's & documentation. Additionally, you get the benefits of a single source supplier including centralized project management, support, testing, training, parts & service.

ARPAC's aftermarket support system & breadth of equipment is unmatched in the industry: case packers, tray packers, shrink wrappers & bundlers, case & tray formers, shrink tunnels, robotic palletizers & stretch wrappers. ARPAC's wide product offering, experienced technical staff, & state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities make us the perfect partner for your next integration project. Our headquarters, manufacturing, training facility and showroom are centrally located in Schiller Park, IL near O'Hare airport. Experience the Arpac Advantage- www.arpac.com.  See all our machines in action at: media.arpac.com.

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