Name Ed Ford
Organisation Zeppelin Systems USA
Position Sales Manager – Plastic Plants North America

Mr. Ed Ford is an industrial engineer with more than thirty-eight (38) years’ experience in the plastics industry. Ed earned his undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Delaware in 1996 while working full time with Clariant Masterbatches, where he was with them for over twenty years, including the Engineering Manager of the Americas.

In 2001, he left the manufacturing side of the plastics industry to join the equipment sales side servicing the plastics industry, where he spent the last seventeen (17) years on the sales side for the twin-screw extruders. In 2018, Ed joined Zeppelin USA to become their Sales Manager – Plastic Plants for North America, where he is responsible for Plastic Plants Systems and HENSCHEL mixer sales. His unique mix of technical and operational experience on the manufacturing side and the technical experience on the equipment sales side provides an excellent resource for plant design and equipment integration.

Ed also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Color and Appearance Division (CAD), sharing the position of CAD Technical Program Chairman for last year’s ANTEC and RETEC for the Color and Appearance Division.