Canadian Packaging

Yamato Corporation gets new CEO

Ralph Kieselhorst to oversee Dataweigh and Accuweigh divisions.


April 11, 2011
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Yamato Corporation has promoted Ralph Kieselhorst from his position as president to chief operating officer.

In this new role, Kieselhorst will oversee operations of Yamato’s Dataweigh and Accuweigh divisions. The Dataweigh division, situated in Mequon, WI, offers multihead combination weighers for the food packaging industry. Accuweigh, with offices in Colorado Springs, CO and Surrey, B.C., offers scales for the retail and food service industries.

Kieselhorst formerly served as president of the Dataweigh divison.

About Yamato Corporation

Yamato Dataweigh Division is the North, Central and South American industry leader for multihead weighers, checkweighers, and casepackers. Yamato is known worldwide as the industry leader offering more than 100 models of combination weighers covering product weighing, mixing or counting. Yamato’s product offerings, from the economical Alpha Series through the high-speed Sigma F1 Series, and on to the revolutionary new Omega Series, can address virtually any packaging application. For more information, visit www.yamatoamericas.com.