SICK Opens New Office in Baltimore to Enhance Position in Postal Market
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6900 W 110th St
Minneapolis, MN, 55438
Press release date: August 8, 2008
Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 8, 2008 - SICK (www.sickusa.com), one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, today announced the opening of a new facility in Baltimore, Md. to better serve the postal industry. This new office, which includes a showcase room for on-site customer and partner visits, houses a fully-equipped conveyor loop highlighting SICK's expanding line of solutions for postal applications. As SICK continues to enhance its position in the postal market, this new office will allow SICK to further invest in both new and existing postal opportunities.
In addition to a new facility, SICK is pleased to announce the addition of Rob Stone, vice president of postal solutions, and Pat Ryan, project manager for postal solutions. Stone, who most recently served as the Manager of Business and Research Development and Production Programs at Northrop Grumman, has more than ten years of material handling and logistics automation experience. Stone will oversee the SICK postal team and develop strategic initiatives related to the postal business.
Ryan, also a former Northrop Grumman employee, will manage projects and customer interface for postal programs at SICK. Previously a Project Manager of Deployment for Northrop Grumman, Ryan was responsible for deployment efforts for the United States Postal Service. Adding these two strategic staff positions will enhance the strong efforts made by the existing SICK postal team.
SICK is one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications. With nearly 450 patents, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the robotics, automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, and material handling markets. SICK was founded in 1946 and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide.