SUN Automation Group appoints Ron Diedeman president

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SUN Automation Group appoints Ron Diedeman president

January 20, 2015 - 08:26

SUN Automation Group names Ronald Diedeman as President.

"We are extremely pleased to promote a top caliber industry expert and company leader to the role of president," says Pat O'Connor, "His years of experience and balanced perspective are paramount to SUN Automation's continued innovation and exceptional service."

As Vice President, Diedeman managed SUN Automation's parts and service division. In his new role, Diedeman will oversee the continued success of the SUN625 Rotary Die Cutter and the CorrStream® digital printer, as well as other innovative products.

"It's truly an honor to be selected for this role," says Diedeman, "I look forward to building on the strong foundation already established by past leadership and the Board of Directors over the past 30 years."

Diedeman started his career in the corrugated container industry with FX Hooper Co. in 1956. His experience includes engineering, manufacturing, customer service, and general management positions with Koppers, Ward Machinery, and Corrugated Gear. Following the acquisition of Langston Corporation assets in 2001, Ron directed the transition of the parts business from Cherry Hill, New Jersey to SUN Automation's headquarters in Sparks, Maryland.

Ron was born and raised in the greater Baltimore, Maryland area and holds a B.S. Degree in mechanical engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

SUN Automation Group® is a global industry leader providing corrugated box plants with innovative equipment for feeding, printing and converting. The wide range of products are proven solutions for increasing production, efficiency, and profitability. With 24/7 on-site technical support, SUN Automation is known for its exceptional service. Headquartered outside of Baltimore, MD, SUN Automation has services centers around the globe. To keep up to date with SUN Automation's innovations and news, visit or follow the company on twitter @SUN_Automation.