People & Places

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Feb

Buckeye Corrugated Promotes Sommer To President/CEO

Fairlawn, Ohio based Buckeye Corrugated, Inc. (BCI) announced the promotion of Dale Sommer to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Sommer has served as President of BCI for the past year, and his new appointment reflects his proven leadership and dedication to the company. Sommer brings a wealth of…

14
Feb

AICC EL Webinar To Feature Mark Mathes Of Vanguard Packaging

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, invites Emerging leaders to hear a Conversation With Mark Mathes at 3:00 p.m. ET on February 28. This is the first in a series of quarterly conversations with leaders, from inside and outside of the industry to give AICC Emerging Leaders new perspectives and ideas.  Mathes,…

12
Feb

Volk Packaging Appoints Joe Curesky As First COO

Biddeford, Maine based Volk Packaging Corporation announced that Joe Curesky has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer. Curesky has a long and distinguished career in the box business. He was formerly with Westrock, Southern Container, and Weyerhaeuser before joining Volk.       “After working in the integrated world for…

4
Feb

ARC Int’l Names Barry King National Sales Manager

Charlotte, North Carolina based ARC International, shared the news of Barry King’s well-deserved promotion to the role of National Regional Sales Manager. With a rich history at ARC spanning several decades, King has demonstrated his dedication and expertise through various roles, including plant manager, director of manufacturing, and regional technical representative….

4
Feb

Green Bay Packaging Promotes Zack Weber To General Manager

Green Bay, Wisconsin based Green Bay Packaging announced that Zack Weber has been promoted to General Manager for the Citadel Division (Chicago) of the GBP Coated Labeled Products Group. Zack has been with Green Bay Packaging for 18 years and has led the corrugated sales team at the GBP/Chicago Division for…

23
Jan

Koenig & Bauer, Durst Commit To Further Capabilities In Joint Venture

Würzburg, Germany based Koenig & Bauer and Durst Group have committed to build further R&D capability in the joint venture company they set up almost five years ago to capitalize on the significant opportunities in folding carton and corrugated segments. The parent companies of Koenig & Bauer Durst GmbH will expand…

22
Jan

Vanguard Companies Announces Expanded Role Of Richard Dickson

Kansas City, Missouri based Vanguard Companies has announced that Richard Dickson, National Sales Representative, will now have an expanded role as an official part of the Sales and Design Team in St. Louis, Missouri. Founded in 1975, Vanguard is a designer and manufacturer of retail point-of-purchase (POP) displays, retail packaging, industrial…

8
Jan

Paperboard Packaging Council Names Emily Leonczyk Executive Director & Vice President 

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has announced the promotion of Emily Leonczyk to Executive Director and Vice President. A servant leader with a strong business and nonprofit association management career — including five years in the paperboard industry — Leonczyk will oversee PPC’s operations while facilitating stakeholder collaboration and driving strategic…

1
Jan

Koenig & Bauer Appoints Chief Executive Officer, Deputy CEO

Würzburg, Germany based Koenig & Bauer, a global technology provider with a focus on special printing applications, announced the appointment of two key leaders effective as of January 1. Dr. Andreas Pleßke to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Pleßke has been a member of Koenig & Bauer AG’s Management Board…

1
Jan

Göpfert Appoints Michael O’Brien As New Service Manager For US Market

Wiesentheid, Germany based Göpfert Maschinen GmbH announced Michael J. O’Brien has joined Göpfert Machinery as its North American Service Manager. Having spent the past two decades building relationships with American and Canadian customers, in both independent and integrated plants, resolving technical challenges and planning growth and development initiatives, O’Brien is charged…