about edge
For almost two decades, Edge Manufacturing Technologies (formerly Baumann Machinery) has specialized in the sales application and integration of state-of-the-art automation equipment. Our manufacturing products can be used as standalone systems or integrated as components in factory automation. Edge prides itself on providing custom tailored solutions that support lean manufacturing processes and maximize return on investment.

Edge Manufacturing Technologies has organically expanded territory coverage to support customers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Ohio.  Our cutting-edge technologies include but are not limited to, Steel Weldments and Machine Bases, O-ring insertion equipment, Part Marking & Traceability systems, Aluminum Extrusion Assemblies, Screw Driving equipment, Conveyors, Precision Presses, Feeder Bowl, Part Hoppers & Elevators, Ultrasonic Welding Machines, Orbital Riveters, Eyelet and Grommet Machines, Indexing Tables & Rings, Pick & Place Robot Systems, Leak Testing Instruments, and Variable Metering Positive Displacement Pumps.

At Edge, our creative culture and dedication to innovation make us an essential resource for companies looking to connect with cutting-edge technologies that can improve and streamline their production processes. Through specification, purchase and integration, we leverage our decades of expertise and roster of industry leading principals to become the go-to partner for our customers – helping them reduce costs while increasing efficiency at every step of the process.


Kurt Sieber
Eastern PA, Delaware, New Jersey

Kurt has over 38 years of solid management, sales, and technical consulting experience in the fields of packaging and manufacturing automation.

Kurt joined Baumann Machinery as a Partner in 2013 to establish relationships with the company’s principals, clients, and prospects.

Before Baumann, Kurt spent six years as a Partner with IPACC, Inc., a consulting company in Maryland that specializes in puck technology, new packaging concepts, and cost reduction initiatives. While at IPACC, Kurt worked with Dan Baumann of Baumann Machinery on several different automation projects involving automatic parts feeding, cam drive systems, and product traceability.

Prior to IPACC, Kurt launched a start-up called Advantage Puck Inc., based in South Bend, Indiana, and specialized in the design and manufacturing of special injection molded puck technology that improved production line flexibilities, reduced changeover time, reduced costs, and improved efficiencies for the packaging industry. During 14 years of Kurt’s leadership, Advantage Puck successfully completed more than 300 installations in 25 different countries.

Before joining IPACC, Kurt was the Eastern Regional Sales Manager at Reed Enterprises, where he built a new customer base in New England, the Mid-Atlantic region, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Kurt began his career at H.R. Sieber & Co., where his primary focus was marketing and selling a variety of assembly equipment.

Not one to sit back and take it easy, Kurt enjoys golfing, outdoor activities (including hiking and camping), and spending time with his family.

Joe Miranda
Sales/Engineering Consultant
Western PA, Ohio

Joe Miranda joined Baumann Machinery in 2015 as a Sales and Consulting Engineer. Joe establishes relationships with Baumann’s principals, clients, and prospects throughout Pennsylvania. He has many years of industrial sales and client service experience in the laser marking, traceability, and professional services fields.

Before Baumann, Joe spent more than three years with Mecco Marking & Traceability, a leading US-based manufacturer of laser marking and dot peen marking technologies. Joe began his career at Mecco as a Service & Parts Sales Manager. In this capacity, Joe built and managed relationships with hundreds of customers, including several Fortune 100 accounts.

Throughout this period, Joe also created and implemented a Preventive Maintenance Service Plan and an OEM Custom Service Plans that propelled service department sales beyond projected goals. His hard work and success facilitated rapid promotions to the capacity of Territory Manager and shortly after, to Regional Manager of the North American South-Eastern region, which also included Mexico.

Prior to Mecco, Joe was the Sales and Marketing Manager for Diamond Technical Services, an engineering consulting and technical services company. In this capacity, Joe promoted the company’s visual and non-destructive inspection services for coal fired industrial boilers, to numerous power plants across the country.

Joe’s diverse career path includes ownership of Got It Maid, a residential/commercial cleaning service, as well as sales management for organizations like, DirectBuy and Sears Home Improvements.

As a father of four, Joe is always on the move with family activities. Joe also enjoys biking, golfing, photography, and video editing. Joe has lived on both the East and West coasts, and finds that this multi-cultural view helps him understand a wide range of personalities and build long-term, successful relationships with his clients.