CIRAS News: Meet Eric Higgins

Eric Higgins is the most recent addition to the CIRAS staff, and he will be working alongside the Industry 4.0 team. Over his career, Eric has gained experience surrounding automation implementation by working with industrial scale manufacturers. He has a background in Lean management and facilitation, which makes him a valuable member of our ever-growing team.

In the past, Higgins has worked with Collins Aerospace, Maytag, Schneider Electric, as well as an Army ammunitions plant, so he has a breadth of experience to draw from. He will primarily work in the Cedar Rapids/Marion area, with a focus on implementing and maintaining automation services alongside CIRAS clients.

In order to contact Eric Higgins, he can be reached through email with, or by phone at 515-620-8284.