Eric Rufe, Former U.S. Northeast Sales Manager, EDAX

Eric joined EDAX on October 15, 2018 as the Northeast Sales Manager in the United States. He is responsible for sales in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Prior to EDAX, Eric was the Mid-Atlantic Sales Manager at Bruker Nano Surfaces from 2016-18. He was previously a Sales Applications Manager at Bruker serving North America and Latin America from 2011-16. In both roles, Eric worked with Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), stylus and optical profilers, nanoindenters, and tribology tools. From 2000-08, he was the Northeast Sales Manager at Agilent Technologies. Eric served as AFM Applications Scientist and later as a Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic region during his time at Veeco Metrology (2000-08).

Eric received a Bachelor of Science in Geological and Earth Sciences from Penn State University in 1994. In 1999, he earned a Master of Science in Geological and Earth Sciences from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

Eric and his wife, Maria have been married for over 20 years. They have a son named Eliot. Eric and Maria both have a background in geology and enjoy spending time outdoors. Eric often joins Eliot on Boy Scouts camping and hiking trips. He also likes cooking and traveling with the family.