SOUTH CHESTERFIELD, VA.— BluePrint Automation (BPA) has appointed Jason Hogue as its southeast regional sales manager.

In his new role at the packaging equipment company, Mr. Hogue will work with C.P.G. companies to meet their manufacturing needs. He is responsible for overseeing sales in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi.

Mr. Hogue worked at BPA as a mechanical engineer for 10 years and then as an aftermarket engineering manager for the past two. He received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

“BluePrint has always been a top-notch enterprise that supports its employees in various roles within the organization,” Mr. Hogue said. “My passion for BPA equipment has me excited about my new role developing unique solutions and alleviating customer pain.”