WIllowbrook, IL, August 12, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Walsroder Packaging, a leading provider of plastic and fibrous food casings, is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Baarts to their national sales management team.
Baarts will be working to manage and increase Walsroder's presence regionally and within strategic accounts.
"The expansion of our sales team further strengthens our ability to meet the needs of our customers," noted Tom Meyers, General Manager, Walsroder Packaging. “Mike Baarts brings a comprehensive understanding of casings sales and marketing that will greatly benefit Walsroder Packaging, our sales network and our clients."
Before joining Walsroder Packaging, Baarts had previously been with Vista International where he played a critical role in new business acquisition.
Prior to Vista, he was the founder and President of MasterPak LLC, a leading manufacturer’s representative for barrier packaging materials for automatic packaging systems.
Walsroder Packaging is a leading provider of plastic and fibrous food casings and for over 80 years has been a trusted casing supplier to the food industry. Centrally located in the Metropolitan Chicago area, Walsroder offers a national distribution network and is supported globally by the companies of CaseTech GmbH and Gerhard Peter GmbH in Germany and CaseTech Poland. For more information please contact Marggie.Paris@walsroder.com; 1-800-882-9987.