Newsmakers 1702

January 29, 2014

3 Min Read


John Kuhnz

 Dormer Mfg. Corp.


Avery Dennison Corp. names Bob Kuniega. vp of sales at Fasson Roll North America.

Dorner Mfg. Corp. promotes John Kuhnz to marketing director.

Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed appoints Juan Zuniga as its Western regional sales manager.

Lenze-AC Tech promotes Eric Klein to director of sales for North, Central and South America.

B&R Industrial Automation forms a new Packaging Group consisting of John Kowal, Tom Jensen, Joe Krogman and Marcel Voigt. Kowal and Jensen will lead the new group.

Lenze SE appoints Chuck Edwards as president of Lenze Americas.

Krones Inc. hires Jerl Jenkins as central division regional sales manager.

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. promotes Matt Denton to senior vp of business planning and analysis.

Key Technology appoints Teri Johnson as intercontinental sales manager for the Australia/New Zealand, Asia Pacific and Latin American regions.

The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) elects Mary Slaga as vp-chapters. Slaga is a packaging consultant in TricorBraun's Chicago office.

OYSTAR Jones (R.A. Jones & Co. Inc.) promotes Jeff Williams to vp of sales & marketing.

Multivac Inc. appoints Bill Gardner to regional sales manager in a newly created Mid-Atlantic and Southeast U.S. sales territory.

Chuck Edwards

Lenze SE

Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc. appoints Simon Lagoe as director for U.K. operations. Lagoe also will continue as managing director of the Nottingham, U.K., operation of HayssenSandiacre.

Advanced Vision Technology adds William Fleck to the AVT/GMI sales team. Fleck will be headquartered in the greater Chicago area.

The Adhesive and Sealant Council Inc. appoints Matt Croson as president.

LMI Packaging Solutions Inc. hires Imran Mukhtar as vp, operations.

Applied Vision Corp. appoints Jerry Shaffer to vp of customer service, Brian Baird director of product marketing and Paul Stephan to director of software engineering.

Change Parts Inc. names Patrick Mulry as general manager, hires Dennis Moubray as Southwest regional sales manager and Craig Mosier as Midwest/Northwest regional sales manager and promotes Ken Mattison to Southeast regional sales manager.

Burrows Paper Corp. expands its sales department and hires Steven E. Ford as food service distribution sales manager.

EUROPEN, The European Organization for Packaging appoints Virginia Janssens as EU affairs manager.


Transparent Container Corp. has been granted a U.S. patent for its EcoLock System.

Bradman Lake Inc. relocates its Charlotte, NC manufacturing plant to a new 40,000-sq-ft factory in Rock Hill, S.C.

Jeff Williams



Propack Processing & Packaging Systems changes its business relationship with Bradman-Lake. It has been mutually agreed to market their respective products independent of each other.

Plantic Technologies Ltd. appoints Klöckner Pentaplast as distributor for its line of biopolymer rigid-packaging films for the Americas.

Berlin Packaging acquires All-Pack, Inc.


Sealed Air Corp. celebrates its 50th anniversary.


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