Mr. Cottonaro is a 15 year veteran of the Biopharmaceutical & Industrial Equipment industry and has been with Berlin for 12 of those years. A native to the San Francisco Bay Area, Mr. Cottonaro merged his clientele with Berlin, and soon became a lead in the installations department, and in 2004 lead biotechnology equipment designer.
In 2006 he became Vice President of manufacturing. Now As CEO he steers the engineering department, design staff, and sales consultants through all phases of the Biotechnology, defense, & medical projects. Mr. Cottonaro also oversees the STA-PRO manufacturing Group product line & also National operations of Berlin Food & Lab Equipment Company.