St. Louis, MO – Beckwood Press Company, a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems and the Triform line of sheet hydroforming equipment, is excited to announce the addition of John Harte II as Electrical Controls Specialist. John brings over eight years of Siemens structured text programming experience to Beckwood’s engineering team. His in-depth knowledge of industrial manufacturing technologies will be vital as he designs electrical controls systems and fully integrated automation solutions for Beckwood’s custom hydraulic presses.

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and hands-on experience as an Electrical Engineer at the Sunnen Products Company, John is well-suited for his new role at Beckwood. In addition to programming machines currently being built by Beckwood, John will be relied upon to promote innovation in the Electrical Engineering department, ensuring Beckwood remains on the cutting edge of technology.

“At Beckwood, innovation is the key to our success,” said Engineering Manager, Adam Strein. “John’s technical expertise in designing programming structures and controls systems strengthens our ability to engineer the perfect solutions for our customers’ toughest manufacturing challenges.”

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