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Motion Controls Robotics, Inc. Hires Paul Getten as Southeast Sales Manager

FREMONT, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 Motion Controls Robotics Inc., a leading provider of fully integrated material handling robotic systems, recently hired Paul Getten to fill their newly created Southeast Region Sales Manager position. Getton, working out of Charlotte, NC, will support customers in the Southeast region to solve their automation challenges.

Paul Getten Head Shot.JPG“We are excited to have Paul Getten join our Motion Controls Robotics team. His strength is to help quickly define and creatively solve customers’ problems with effective automation solutions,” said Scott Lang, President, Motion Controls Robotics, Inc. “His goal fits right in line with our mission to help our customers stay competitive and solve problems that promote growth and drive cost savings to their bottom lines.” 

Getten previously worked as a Packaging Systems Sales Engineer at xpedx Systems Integration Group, a North Carolina division of International Paper.  In this position he supported the sale and installation of large equipment projects for his customer base in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. During his 13 years with xpedx, he designed and sold a sizeable number of packaging and material handling systems, featuring packaging equipment, robotic work cells, AGVs, PLC Controls, vision systems and conveyor systems. 

Prior to his time at xpedx, Getten started his career at Shurtape, Inc. of Hickory, N.C., a manufacturer of masking and carton sealing tape. During his time at Shurtape, he designed packaging lines, purchased the necessary equipment and oversaw its installation. Getten earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Tech in Mechanical Engineering in 1994 and a master’s degree in Management from North Carolina State University in 1997.

About Motion Controls Robotics

Motion Controls Robotics is a leading provider of robotic automation solutions to food & beverage, plastics, building and construction materials, and board & sheet goods industries since 1995. The company provides innovative robotic solutions from concept to installation and service/support that keep manufacturers competitive for smaller systems and large scale end-of-line robotic packaging, packing/palletizing and handling systems. Motion Controls Robotics offers turnkey solutions and 24/7 service and support. Motion Controls Robotics is an authorized FANUC Robotics Level 4 Certified Servicing Integrator, an RIA Certified Robot Integrator and a SmartCart® Value Added Reseller.

Motion Controls Robotics is located at 1500 Walter Avenue, Fremont, Ohio.  For more information, visit


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