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Westfalia Technologies Inc. Names New Chief Operating Officer

July 29, 2008
Westfalia Technologies Inc., a leading provider of plant and warehouse automation solutions, has named Caio Seabra as chief operating officer. Seabra oversees the operational side of the business, including the engineering teams, factory floor, and finance departments. 
           
Seabra began his career in his home country of Brazil, after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree at the Universidade de Sao Paolo. Prior to joining Westfalia, he was president/CEO of GEA PHE Systems NA, based in York, PA, for two years, and the president of Irwin Industrial Tools in Carlos Barbosa, Brazil. Before that, Seabra was a managing director for GEA do Brazil in San Paolo for eight years. He has also held various positions in financial planning and administration with Detroit, a fluid connector company in Brazil.
      
“As the cost savings and customer service benefits of automated storage systems have become more well known to the U.S. market, Westfalia’s presence in the material-handling systems market has grown rapidly,” said Daniel Labell, president, Westfalia Technologies Inc. “Caio Seabra has an impressive background in operations to meet the demands of Westfalia’s growing business and help streamline our business processes for continued growth and profitability.”

Westfalia Technologies Inc. is a leader in providing logistical solutions for plants, warehouses, and distribution centers. With expertise in combining software (WMS) development with machinery manufacturing (automated storage & retrieval systems, pallet flow storage systems, conveyors, etc.) means Westfalia is able to deliver turn-key solutions. For more information, visit www.WestfaliaUSA.com.