Erie Press Systems Taps New Sales Manager of Forging Products

July 17, 2008
New sales executive has 20 years of metal forming equipment and system experience.

Anders Vesterholm has been named sales manager of Forge and Custom Hydraulic Presses for Erie Press Systems.

According to Doug Currie, president, Erie Press Systems, Vesterholm will be responsible for domestic and international sales of application-based forging machinery and custom hydraulic applications. He will manage new equipment orders, and the sales process for equipment rebuilds and replacement parts. He will also determine sales direction, effective sales strategies and marketing support to achieve product line sales objectives.

Vesterholm has over 20 years of metal forming, hydraulic press and automation system experience, in addition to a broad international and domestic background that includes sales, new product development, engineering, service and manufacturing in various industries. His educational background is from Sweden with degrees in mechanical engineering and control system engineering.

He was most recently employed at AP&T North America as sales account manager for mainly the automotive and appliance markets in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Vesterholm has also held positions with ABB and Emerson Electric Corporation. He joined Erie Press Systems on June 2, 2008.

Erie Press Systems is a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic and mechanical presses and machinery for a broad range of metal and non metal forming applications.