Baumann Machinery specializes in the sales, application and integration of state-of-the-art automation products and systems. Our manufacturing products can be used as standalone systems or integrated as components in factory automation. Baumann Machinery prides itself in providing custom tailored solutions that enable a lean manufacturing process and a quick return on investment.
Kurt has over 32 years of solid management, sales, and technical consulting experience in the fields of packaging and manufacturing automation.
Kurt joined Baumann Machinery as a Partner in 2013 to establish relationships with the company’s principals, clients, and prospects.
Before Baumann, Kurt spent six years as a Partner with IPACC, Inc., a consulting company in Maryland that specializes in puck technology, new packaging concepts, and cost reduction initiatives. While at IPACC, Kurt worked with Dan Baumann of Baumann Machinery on several different automation projects involving automatic parts feeding, cam drive systems, and product traceability.
Prior to IPACC, Kurt launched a start-up called Advantage Puck Inc., based in South Bend, Indiana, and specialized in the design and manufacturing of special injection molded puck technology that improved production line flexibilities, reduced changeover time, reduced costs, and improved efficiencies for the packaging industry. During 14 years of Kurt’s leadership, Advantage Puck successfully completed more than 300 installations in 25 different countries.
Before joining IPACC, Kurt was the Eastern Regional Sales Manager at Reed Enterprises, where he built a new customer base in New England, the Mid-Atlantic region, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Kurt began his career at H.R. Sieber & Co., where his primary focus was marketing and selling a variety of assembly equipment.
Not one to sit back and take it easy, Kurt enjoys golfing, outdoor activities (including hiking and camping), and spending time with his family.
Joe Miranda joined Baumann Machinery in 2015 as a Sales and Consulting Engineer. Joe establishes relationships with Baumann’s principals, clients, and prospects throughout Pennsylvania. He has many years of industrial sales and client service experience in the laser marking, traceability, and professional services fields.
Before Baumann, Joe spent more than three years with Mecco Marking & Traceability, a leading US-based manufacturer of laser marking and dot peen marking technologies. Joe began his career at Mecco as a Service & Parts Sales Manager. In this capacity, Joe built and managed relationships with hundreds of customers, including several Fortune 100 accounts.
Throughout this period, Joe also created and implemented a Preventive Maintenance Service Plan and an OEM Custom Service Plans that propelled service department sales beyond projected goals. His hard work and success facilitated rapid promotions to the capacity of Territory Manager and shortly after, to Regional Manager of the North American South-Eastern region, which also included Mexico.
Prior to Mecco, Joe was the Sales and Marketing Manager for Diamond Technical Services, an engineering consulting and technical services company. In this capacity, Joe promoted the company’s visual and non-destructive inspection services for coal fired industrial boilers, to numerous power plants across the country.
Joe’s diverse career path includes ownership of Got It Maid, a residential/commercial cleaning service, as well as sales management for organizations like, DirectBuy and Sears Home Improvements.
As a father of four, Joe is always on the move with family activities. Joe also enjoys biking, golfing, photography, and video editing. Joe has lived on both the East and West coasts, and finds that this multi-cultural view helps him understand a wide range of personalities and build long-term, successful relationships with his clients.