SAVAGE, Minn.—Beckhoff Automation L.L.C., a global supplier of automation and motion solutions for nearly every major industry, has hired Steve Rastberger as its next northeast region district manager.
Rastberger, who has worked at Omron Automation and as regional sales manager for Unitronics, will be charged with directing sales and marketing in key Northeastern U.S. markets for Beckhoff.
Rastberger will work with East Region Manager Graham Harris and a team of sales and applications engineers.
"Steve demonstrates a wealth of knowledge and experience that makes him an ideal candidate for this role," said Beckhoff President Kevin Barker said in a statement.
Barker added that Rastberger has "an outstanding track record as both a salesperson and a business development manager."
"Steve is highly skilled at helping customers solve difficult challenges through the use of automation and controls technology," Barker said. "In addition to his impressive resume, Steve brings to Beckhoff a strong technical background and an abundance of local market and customer knowledge throughout the East Coast. We are excited to have Steve on board."