Stefan Blust, Global Business Manager Food & Beverage, Baumer Electric AG


Stefan BlustStefan Blust has 13 years of experience in international automation solutions and 6 years in sensor solutions for the packaging and food & beverage machine industry. During his period as key account manager he gathered up deep relationship to well-known companies as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods, Unilever, etc. and learned a lot about their needs and special requirements. He holds an degree as industrial engineer from the University of Applied Science in Furtwangen.

  1. Why did you decide to do a webinar with Business Review Webinars?

Today further education and trainings are essential and play a leading role in the competitive environment.  Therefore Webinars gain more and more  significant value in the internet.  We want to give our business partner a possibility to exchange open and interactively information about important topics within the industry. We want also create more awareness,  that Baumer is the sensor specialist in the Food & Beverage Market. To address this information in an efficient way, the webinar is easy to access for specialists in this F&B environment  worldwide..

  1. What are you looking forward to explaining to the audience?

The audience will get an overview of the F&B Market in general and how sensor solutions contribute to the requirements  at present and in the future at once.

  1. How did you get into the industry and what do you most enjoy about your role?

During my career as an Sales Engineer for in the plastic and packaging industry I was always impressed how sensors can solve problems in difficult environments and improve the efficiency of production. Therefore I joint the Industry in 2008 with an electrician and industrial engineering background to develop sensors for the Packaging Machinery Segment within food & beverage. I love my role there because I can work in the most important industry for the future of humanity. According to current projections of population growth, the world population of humans will continue to growth until 2050 to reach more than 9 billion. To feed all human and to respect our planet and the nature and treat them the right way at once  is an extraordinary challenge and I am glad, that I can be part of this.

  1. What are you hoping to achieve in the future in your personal and professional life?

Personal I believe a balance between my personal and professional life at once is very important. Therefore an ongoing learning habit in our fast turning world will build the base for this balance. I always want to be better and I am willing to learn. Looking form time to time from another perspective is for me the most powerful influence in many situations, where I want to move forward with new ideas.

  1. What would someone be surprised to know about you?

After my work I sometimes jump out of the plane and go skydiving. I can see how wonderful, valuable and vulnerable our planet is. This gives me sometimes the necessary space to see things from another perspective.

Baumer Electric will be presenting their webinar ‘Intelligent Sensor Solutions in the Food & Beverage Industry‘ on 27th October at 3pm London/11am New York, read more & register here.


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