Lars Koller will coordinate interactions between customers, sales staff and engineers.
, based in Archdale, N.C., has appointed Lars Koller to the position of sales engineering manager, systems and products. Koller joined Vecoplan in 2011 as a project engineer.
“Lars’ performance over the last couple of years made this move a very easy decision,” says Len Beusse, COO of Vecoplan.
Koller earned a five-year advanced mechanical engineering degree from Fachhochschule, a university of applied sciences, in Hannover, Germany in 2001. After finishing his formal education, Koller joined packaging machinery manufacturer Focke & Co., working first in research and development at Focke’s Verden, Germany, headquarters and then as manager of the design department at Focke’s Whitsett, N.C., facility.
Koller’s responsibilities at Vecoplan will expand to include the oversight and coordination of interactions between customers, sales staff and engineers as projects develop from initial contact with the customer through design, engineering, and production.
“As the complexity of our machines and systems has grown, and the sophistication of our technology has increased, the need for engineering expertise early on in the sales process has also increased,” says Marty Kennedy, executive vice president of Vecoplan, “Lars brings extensive knowledge and experience to his new position.”