The following list of packaging professionals, human resources officers, recruiters and industry observers are the people who made possible our special report on The Staffing Struggle.
We thank them for their insights and their willingness to share their ideas with us and our readers. Dan Alameda Project engineer Dole Fresh Vegetables Daniel Berry Vice president for workforce preparation Cleveland Chamber of Commerce Dee Bessey Packaging engineer Solectron Technology Joe Borci Recruiter Joseph Borci Assoc. Ray Bourque Director of packaging Ocean Spray Susie Burleigh Packaging engineer Manufacturers Services Ltd. Dick Blanchard Director of packaging technology United Distillers & Vintners Bruce Cohen Director of packaging technology Glaxo Wellcome John Daigle Vice president of operations Stoneyfield Dairy Bill Dando Director of packaging development Bass Brewers Matt Daum Packaging engineer Hewlett-Packard Carl Eitin Director of packaging materials handling and facilities Dean Foods Walt Ellis President PackStaff Gary Flickinger Vice president of production and engineering Dean Foods Bobby Jarrett Human resources department Dakota Growers Richard Kaufman Associate technology principal Kraft Foods Ren Klawson Director of package development Carter Wallace Wade Latz Packaging engineering systems manager Hershey Chocolate U.S.A. Tom Lindsley Vice president of policy and government relations U.S. Dept. of Labor Ed Lauth President AquaPenn Spring Water David Mackay Manager of packaging machinery installation and maintenance Torpharm Mike Mulshine Owner The Mulshine Co. Marty O'Connor Human resources department Kraft Foods Walter Phillips CPC President Phillips Intl. Mary Ellen Reis Director of packaging Triarc Beverage Group Ian Roberts Director of package development The Coca-Cola Co. Janice Rooney Director of human resources and financial services Torpharm Paul Russell Corporate packaging program manager Hewlett-Packard Don Schackne President Personnel Management and Administrative Associates Eric Schwartz Vice president of manufacturing Dole Fresh Vegetables Angelo Scolieri Director of packaging & production technical services SmithKline Beecham Dr. Peter A. Spevak Director Center for Applied Motivation David Tressler Plant manager Dakota Growers George Vernon Director of packaging R&D Procter & Gamble Jeff Waalkes Communications officer Miller Brewing