“I am humbled to take on the leadership of EnviroPAK as we enter our next quarter century and look to build upon the successes this team has had in bringing high quality, and environmentally responsible, custom packaging solutions to market,”
ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) February 27, 2020
As it celebrates its 25th year as a leading national manufacturer of recycled and sustainable molded pulp packaging, EnviroPAK is pleased to announce the promotion of several members of its leadership team.
Patrick McSwain, who currently serves as EnviroPAK’s Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, transitions to the role of President effective February 24, 2020. Patrick replaces Chris Miget, who is a founding investor in the company and has led the business since 2013. Chris will continue with EnviroPAK in an advisory role through March and will remain as an active investor and member of the Board of Directors.
Nick Follmer takes on an expanded role as Director of Operations. Mike Lewis and Dan Mueller have also been promoted into the roles of Production and Maintenance Managers, respectively.
“I am humbled to take on the leadership of EnviroPAK as we enter our next quarter century and look to build upon the successes this team has had in bringing high quality, and environmentally responsible, custom packaging solutions to market,” said McSwain. “As Chris and the founders of EnviroPAK know, we have the best team on the field – I hope to continue to help give them the tools they need to deliver for our customers and our community as we know they can. I’d also like to thank Chris for his leadership at EnviroPAK, and for the tutoring and mentorship he has provided me and countless others at EnviroPAK along the way.”
Prior to joining EnviroPAK Patrick served in senior operational and financial leadership roles across a range of industries, including aerospace, defense, and medical products.
As part of this transition, Nick Follmer has been promoted to Director of Operations. Nick has worked at EnviroPAK for more than 17 years in a variety of roles, most recently as Production Manager. In his new role, he will lead all day-to-day functions of the production floor, spanning the process from material acquisition to finished goods shipment.
Mike Lewis, also longtime team member at EnviroPAK for more than 15 years has most recently served as Assistant Production Manager and now moves into the role of Production Manager. Dan Mueller joined the team recently after decades in maintenance across several industries and has recently moved into the role of Maintenance Manager.
EnviroPAK produces transfer molded thin wall (also known as type II) product, the most prevalent type used in the industry today. The process uses a forming and transfer die with a standard thickness of 1/16 of an inch and has provided delicate protection for eggs and light bulbs for more than a century. Today, this tried and true technology provides great accuracy and definition for moderate to high volume products.
Founded in 1995, EnviroPAK’s mission is to provide sustainable molded pulp (also known as fiber) packaging solutions to businesses that are cost-efficient, space-saving and environmentally friendly. Its central U.S. location allows EnviroPAK to produce protective molded pulp packaging for electronics, computer, beverage, medical and telecommunication markets. EnviroPAK’s award-winning in-house design team has been recognized for their packaging including an Institute of Packaging Professionals AmeriStar Gold Award and a Technology and Innovation Award from the St. Louis Economic Council. EnviroPAK offers the highest quality molded pulp products aimed at delivering world class sustainable packaging solutions for some of America’s top companies. For more information, please visit http://www.enviropak.com.