Durst Names Chuck Slingerland As New Corrugated Sales Manager 

Rochester, New York based Durst announced the appointment of industry specialist Chuck Slingerland as the new corrugated sales manager for Durst North America. In this position, Slingerland will continue to focus on and grow the presence of Durst and Koenig & Bauer Durst in this critical part of the industry.     “Chuck…


Amtech Software Names Danna Nelson And Bill Woerner Senior Vice Presidents

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania based Amtech Software, a provider of software and hardware solutions for the corrugated manufacturing industry, announced the addition of two new team members: Danna Nelson, Senior Vice President of Products, and Bill Woerner, Senior Vice President of Customer Operations. Nelson will lead product and development teams to help…


Drees To Succeed Kotek As CEO, President Of Menasha Corporation

Neenah, Wisconsin based Menasha Corporation has announced that James M. Kotek, above right, will retire from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer in March. The Menasha Corporation Board of Directors has appointed Christopher D. Drees to succeed Kotek effective March 13, 2023. Drees will also join the Menasha Corporation…


Brian Kentopp Launches Topp Corrugated Products

Corrugated veteran Brian Kentopp has announced a new business venture — Topp Corrugated Products — that puts his passion and expertise in the industry to use as a customized solutions provider and business consultant. Kentopp developed the concept for Topp Corrugated Products in 2022 following a 25-year career that included leadership…


Corrugated Industry Suppliers Take Center Stage At Chicago TAPPI ‘What’s New’ Event

More than 100 corrugated industry professional attended Chicago TAPPI’s ‘What’s New’ event, which took place Tuesday, February 7, at 5:00 p.m. at the Oak Brook Marriott in Oak Brook, Illinois. After a “social hour” and buffet dinner, each of the eight suppliers, pictured above, delivered an eight-minute presentation on their latest…


Ergonomic Hazard Reviews Are Essential For Box Plant Safety

  BY Chase Kammerer Amazon was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for ergonomic hazards and other safety risks. Federal safety inspectors concluded that the twisting, bending, and long reaches that Amazon warehouse workers perform as much as nine times per minute put them at high risk…


AICC Packaging Xperience Slated For May In Chicago

Mike D’Angelo, President of AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has announced that the AICC Packaging Xperience will take place May 22-24 in Chicago. Building on the success of last year’s event, this year’s presenters will answer some of the most challenging questions packaging manufacturers have about their customers.   During a…


Koenig & Bauer Names Ran Landau New Senior Vice President Of Sales

Ran Landau, a seasoned business leader with proven sales performance, has joined Koenig & Bauer as its new senior vice president of sales. Landau, who has lived and worked in Israel, relocated to Dallas to the company’s North American headquarters in January 2023. “I am thrilled to be joining Koenig &…


CST Systems Names John McQueary New Vice President Of Sales

CST Systems, a longtime distributor of specialized solutions for corrugators, converters, and fine paper facilities, has announced the new role of John McQueary in their organization as Vice President, Sales. McQueary has been with CST Systems since 2017, where he has held the positions of southeast regional sales representative, national accounts…


SUN Automation Announces New Leaders To Support SUN625 Line

Eric Aulton, left, and Rob Casella Glen Arm, Maryland based SUN Automation Group, a leader in providing solutions to the global corrugated industry, announced two promotions within its organization. Eric Aulton has been promoted to the position of Product Manager – RDC, and Rob Casella has been promoted to Technical Director….