PMMI Chairman Nick Wilson, president of Morrison Container Handling Solutions, introduced the slate of candidates for the Board of Directors to the membership.
"Every one of these individuals will bring perspective and insight to PMMI's guiding body," he said.
Wilson confirmed that the new Board members met PMMI's bylaw requirement that the Board reflect the composition of the PMMI membership in terms of geography and company size. The new Board members' terms will begin January 1, 2013, and end December 31, 2016.
On Sept. 11, PMMI members elected the following individuals to four-year terms on the board, from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2016:
Rick Allegretti, COO, ARPAC
ARPAC is based in Schiller Park, Ill., joined PMMI in 1978, and is a General Member, with $20-50 million in annual sales. Rick Allegretti serves on PMMI's Long Range Plan and Strategic Planning Committee.
Dale Andersen, President & CEO, Delkor Systems, Inc.
Delkor Systems, Inc., is based in Minneapolis, Minn., is a General Member with $20-$50 million in annual revenues and a PMMI member since 2000. Dale Andersen is currently serving on the Membership Committee.
Mark Anderson, President & CEO, Pro Mach, Inc.
Mark Anderson has served on the Education & Workforce Development Committee and the Long Range Plan Committee. Pro Mach, a general member in Cincinnati, Ohio, joined PMMI in 1999.
Matt Lerner, Executive Vice President, Automated Packaging Systems, Inc.
Matt Lerner has served on the Board of Directors and the Global Marketing Committee. Automated Packaging Systems, located in Streetsboro, Ohio, has been a PMMI member since 1978.
Glen Long, COO, ADCO Manufacturing, Inc.
Glen Long has served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and the Education & Workforce Development, Global Marketing and Membership Committees. Glen has also been on the Long Range Plan and Strategic Planning Committees, and has been active with the Packaging Education Foundation.
ADCO, a member since 1990, is located in Sanger, California. ADCO's annual revenues are in the range between $10 and $20 million.
Ole Rygh, President, Ryson International, Inc.
Ryson International, a PMMI member since 2007, generates in the range between $6-$10 million in annual revenues and is located in Yorktown, Va. Ole Rygh serves on the Show Committee.
Mike Wagner, Global OEM and Business Manager, Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation is a supplier member based in Milwaukee, Wisc.; and joined PMMI in 2006. Wagner has served on the Global Marketing Committee and the Business Intelligence Committee.
The Executive Committee, confirmed during the Board of Directors' Sept. 10 meeting, will serve one year terms from Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2013.
Rick Fox, Jr.; President & CEO; Fox IV Technologies, Inc.
Bill Crist, CEO, Kliklok-Woodman
Jeff Bigger; President/Owner; MASSMAN Automation Designs, LLC
Immediate Past Chairman
Nick Wilson, President, Morrison Container Handling Solutions
President & CEO
Charles D. Yuska, PMMI