Canadian Packaging

Appointments – October 2008


October 28, 2008
by Canadian Packaging Staff

WeighPack Systems Inc., Montreal-headquartered manufacturer of weighing and packaging equipment for food, chemical, pharmaceutical and hardware industry applications, has appointed Stephen Farruggio as regional sales manager for the territory comprising the U.S. states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania; and Mario Medina as regional sales manager for southeastern U.S., as well as for Central and South America.

Enercon Industries Corporation, Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based manufacturer of induction cap-sealing equipment for food, dairy, chemical and pharmaceutical packaging applications, has appointed Ryan Schuelke as director of sales for induction sealing systems; and Owen Schmidt as the inside sales manager.

Risdon International, Watertown, Conn.-headquartered producer of packaging components for cosmetic products, has appointed Eric Bigotte as company president; Edwin Westfield as executive vice-president of finance and operations; and Jim Adams as senior vice-president of global manufacturing.

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., North Kingstown, R.I.-based manufacturer of polyester and polypropylene films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical and electronic applications, has appointed Kojiro Maeda as chief executive officer and chairman of the board.

F. L. Smithe Machine Company, Inc., Duncansville, Pa.-based manufacturer of a diverse range of package converting systems and equipment, has appointed Walt Mesik as sales engineer for southern U.S. region at the company’s Aquaflex business, manufacturer of flexographic printing presses.

Charlotte, N.C.-based anilox supplier Harper Corporation of America has appointed Jeff Leazer as technical graphics specialist with the company’s Harper Graphic Solutions subsidiary.

Unifoil Corporation, Fairfield, N.J.-based specialty converter of paper, board, synthetic paper, plastic, film, foil, and custom holographic and metallized substrates, has appointed Brian Leverock and Matthew Rafferty as account managers.