Peter Lapins

Peter Lapins is currently a Sr. Vice President of BWPapersystems, (BWP) a machinery manufacturer serving the paper industry worldwide.

The company has manufacturing sites in the USA, Europe and China.  He relocated from the USA to Europe to lead the manufacturing sites in Stuttgart, Hamburg, Budapest and Milano. Prior to this position, Peter worked as an engineering and project management consultant for the food and beverage industry.  He was a partner with the BWDesign Group, an engineering consultancy based in the USA, with 1.400 employees in 40 offices.  The parent company, Barry-Wehmiller has over $3b turnover with 12.000 employees across 25 countries. Peter started his career at Anheuser-Busch (now ABInbev) as a capital project engineer on the packaging side of the business.  Working as an employee and consulting for numerous multinationals has given Peter a wide breadth of experience and exposure to many customers, suppliers and cultures.  He is a mechanical engineer and graduated from the University of Missouri.