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New appointments at Baumer

By Canadian Packaging staff   

General Cartoning Coding & Labeling Paperboard Packaging Baumer hhs Chris Raney Rob Bradshaw

Baumer hhs names new president and sales rep.

Dayton, OH—Baumer hhs, a product innovation leader in the packaging industry, has announced the appointment of Chris Raney as hhs president. In addition, Baumer hhs welcomes new sales personnel, Rob Bradshaw, to accommodate demands of continuous growth.

Chris  Raney

Baumer hhs president Chris Raney.

Raney brings over 25 years of relevant industry experience to his new role as president of Baumer hhs with more than 10 years in the folding carton market in North America.

He has worked for Bobst in various roles in the U.K., Switzerland and in the U.S., where from June 2002, he was vice-president of the Folding Carton Business Area. Most recently Raney was vice-president of packaging for Heidelberg USA, Inc.

He has extensive experience in leading and building strong sales and service organizations to ensure that the company excels and delivers world-class customer-focused performance.


“We welcome Chris’ experience and leadership to the Baumer hhs team,” says managing director Detlef Engling. “In his new role as president he will provide leadership and guidance to our team. His results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will help hhs continue to grow profitably, while extending our track record of innovation and exceeding our customers’ demands.”

Raney says he is thrilled to be a part of Baumer hhs, building on a great brand with significant opportunities for growth in the industry, and is looking forward to strengthening the business in some key areas that affect customers on a day to day basis.

States Raney: “The good news is that I will be able to continue to work with the people that I know and count as friends!”

Baumer hhs midwest sales manager Rob Bradshaw.

Baumer hhs midwest sales manager Rob Bradshaw.

As the midwest sales manager, Rob Bradshaw will be based in Illinois, and will lead the  Midwestern region sales efforts. He comes to Baumer hhs after 14 years with Support Products, most recently as vice-president and general operations manager.

Bradshaw has more than 20 years of experience as a sales professional within the industry.

“Rob’s background is outstanding,” adds Engling, “He is already familiar with some of our products and key customers, which is a plus.”

Bradshaw’s entire career has been spent in the printing industry and he looks forward to continuing that tradition by providing the best solutions toBaumer hhs’ current and future customers.

Baumer hhs is an internationally-operating manufacturer of industrial gluing systems in combination with quality assurance systems and camera verification systems. Baumer hhs offers its customers a carefully coordinated portfolio in the fields of hot-melt and cold-glue processing, with application heads, pumps and pressure tanks, as well as control and monitoring systems for quality assurance in gluing applications in factory automation.

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