Grand Rapids, MI — Egan Food Technologies, a confectionery and baking process equipment manufacturer and service provider, has created a new role to support continued growth in the bar and bite equipment making category. The company is promoting Callan Sherd, an employee since 2018, into that role with the title sales & product testing coordinator. In this position, Sherd will help customers automate processes, with a focus on those who previously may have been hand-forming snack bars, confections or baked goods.
Before working in equipment manufacturing, Sherd worked in fitness, training and rehabilitation. He spent several years building equipment at the company’s Michigan headquarters and expanding his expertise in extruding, depositing and bar forming equipment. In his new role he will test customer recipes in the company’s lab and recommend equipment solutions.