ProMach's Wexxar Packaging Division Strengthens Sales Leadership Team

Apr 10, 2006

CINCINNATI, OH; VANCOUVER, BC - Steve Holland, a 22-year veteran in packaging solution sales and management, has been named to the newly established Vice President of Sales position for Wexxar Packaging Inc. In his new role, Mr. Holland will lead all North American sales efforts for Vancouver-based Wexxar Packaging. Mr. Holland will also lead the Industrial Group which serves the O.E.M., Integrator, and Corrugator Channels. Jim Stoddard has been promoted to National Sales Manager for the Distribution Group which markets the Bel and Wexxar brands of equipment through Distributor/Agents across North America.

Wexxar Packaging is a leading manufacturer of case forming and sealing systems under the BEL and Wexxar brands and is part of ProMach's End-of-Line Packaging Business Unit. Together, Wexxar Packaging's sales leadership team will focus on building stronger relationships with customers and channel partners while developing innovative sales and distribution strategies for current solutions and new product launches.

"We're pleased with the leadership, experience and solution savvy of our Wexxar Packaging sales team," said Mack Greene, President of ProMach's End-of-Line Packaging Business Unit. "We are confident that under their direction Wexxar Packaging will continue to increase sales and advance its reputation as a provider of choice for our channel partners and companies that need reliable case forming and packing systems."

Mr. Holland previously served as Sales Manager for Wexxar Packaging's Distribution Group. Under his leadership, his team expanded relationships with channel partners and delivered sales growth that outpaced industry growth rates. Mr. Holland's distinguished career in packaging includes leadership and sales positions at Unisource Worldwide and as officer/minority owner of Mack-Pack, Inc.

Mr. Stoddard, who has been with Wexxar Packaging since 2001, previously served as its Territory Director for the U. S. Midwest. During that time, he has consistently been one of the top sales producers. He previously held sales and management roles for Ship-Pac, Inc. and Republic Roller Corporation.

About ProMach

ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. ProMach brands operate across the entire packaging spectrum: filling and capping, flexibles, pharma, product handling, labeling and coding, and end of line. ProMach also provides Performance Services including integrated solutions, design/build, engineering services, and productivity software to optimize packaging line design and deliver maximum uptime.

ProMach designs, manufactures, integrates, and supports the most sophisticated and advanced packaging solutions in the global marketplace. Its diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately-held businesses worldwide, depends on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced equipment and integrated solutions. ProMach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. For more information about ProMach, visit ProMachBuilt.com.

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