manufacturer, NJM/CLI announced the retirement of Linc
Jepson. Jepson, a 40-year veteran of the
company, is acknowledged for his service and contributions to it and the
industry at large.
Scott Pribula joined
Missouri-based TranSystems Corp. as vice president and manager of its Minneapolis
operations. Pribula’s appointment coincides with the opening of the
company’s Minneapolis facility. He will serve as a client manager and
project manager for the shippers, distributors, retailers and manufacturers
sector of TranSystems.
Alcoa Flexible Packaging
named two new additions to its custom thermoforming sales and marketing
team. Steve Wagner
is national sales and marketing manager, and Kathryn
Carpenter is account business manager.
Both employees will be responsible for further development of custom
thermoforming sales with a strong focus on developing increased customer
Mike Biason was promoted
to business development manager, TNT Logistics. He will be responsible for new business development and customer relationship management. Also new to
the company in the same position is Tony
Vassallo. He brings nearly 20 years of sales
and business development experience to the company.
International named Jon Dunham, Midwest regional sales
manager. Dunham’s territory includes Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska,
Kansas and Missouri.
FKI Logistex announced a
number of personnel changes. First, Todd
Ploudre was promoted to controller and Kevin Brophy to manager,
financial analysis, for the company’s FKI
Logistex Manufacturing Systems North America. Also within the North American division, three executives
were appointed to the management team. Dave
Baker was appointed president of the
manufacturing systems division, John Kelly to president of the airport, post and parcel division, and John Westendorf to president of
the warehouse and distribution division. Finally in the warehouse and
distribution division, Chuck Waddle moved to executive vice president, sales and systems
engineering; Ken Buzek moved to executive vice president, project management and
installation; and Gary Cash moved to vice president, product
Beverage Industry’s October issue features a cover story on our 2019 Executive of the Year, Jim Koch of the Boston Beer Co. This issue also features a category focus on bottled water and the innovations that abound in flavored, functional and sparkling waters. The issue also includes an ingredient spotlight on the beloved chocolate ingredient as well as voice-picking solutions aimed at streamlining beverage warehouses. As usual, we rounded up the latest trends in products, packaging and ingredients.
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