Coperion K-Tron Salina recently welcomed John Sheehy to the position of Global Key Accounts Manager- Plant Based Foods. Sheehy is a recent hire to the Coperion K-Tron team, joining them in March 2020. He is tasked with helping address the demands of R&D, process engineering and production needs of the fast-growing global plant-based food market. He has over 25 years’ experience in a variety of roles in engineering and process development in retail food manufacturing and the processing of natural and organic ingredients. A native of Buffalo, NY He is a 1991 graduate of Purdue University in Industrial Engineering and currently resides in Indianapolis, IN.
Coperion is the international market and technology leader in compounding and extrusion systems, feeding and weighing technology, bulk materials handling systems and services. Coperion designs, develops, manufactures and maintains systems, machines and components for the plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical, food and minerals industries. Within its three divisions – Polymer, Equipment & Systems, and Service – Coperion has 2,500 employees and nearly 30 sales and service companies worldwide.