Interviews

Mr. Enrique de la Cruz

Mr. Enrique de la Cruz

R&D Manager

Safe Load Testing Technologies

Our patented Pitch and Roll module allow vertical vibration machines to add the transport Pitch and Roll movements, even to old machines.

Enrique de la Cruz is the R&D Manager of Safe Load Testing Technologies. He has more than 11 years of experience in research and development and transport simulation for packaging. His research efforts and knowledge have allowed him to be part of a team of experts who patented two machines of great importance for the packaging and transport sector. Furthermore, he has published several research articles in scientific journals and has participated in the most important events of the sector. Enrique is Electronics Systems Engineering MSi by the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV) and Physic by the Universidad of Valencia and holds a Master’s Degree. Currently, Enrique participates as an expert at the stability group of ISTA (International Safe Transit Association), the technical committee CEN/TC 119 about packaging and security and is a member of IAPRI (International Association of Packaging Research Institute) and EUMOS- the European Safe Logistics Association.

Gianluca Alcheri

Mr. Gianluca Alcheri

VP Sales

SIAT S.p.A

The major trends will be to be “green”… Companies that will not have a recycling stretch film will be out of the market, and this future is not so far at all

Gianluca has been working in Maillis since 2001 where he started as salesman for tools, and then moved to SIAT in 2005-2006 as export sales manager. He then moved back to tools as General Manager. In 2013 he came back to SIAT first as export manager for machines, then in 2017-2018 as an export manager for the Maillis Group. Since January 2019 he’s been promoted to VP machines sales.

Mr. Rikard Kanmert

Mr. Rikard Kanmert

Chief Executive Officer

Absortech Group

If you experience as little as 1% moisture damage the container value becomes $2 000 (which was initially $100,000). The cost to protect a container is often in the area of $100…

Rikard Kanmert is the CEO of Absortech International, a company that is a global leader in developing solutions to preventing moisture damages during long haul transportations. He has more than 20 years’ experience in helping customers reducing costs and running more profitable operations. Together with his team, he has developed a groundbreaking approach to solving moisture damage problems called ‘Peace of Moisture Mind®’ (POMM). POMM gives companies a full analysis and step by step solutions to how to identify and eliminate moisture problems in their logistics chain.

Mr. JC Lee

Mr. JC Lee

Chief Executive Officer

Korexim Corporation Ltd

Constant and positive advertising is the best strategy for our business type

Mr.JC Lee was born in the year 1964 in the Republic of Korea, majored in international marketing from Dankook University and now works as a CEO for Korexim with various expertise and knowledge & experience in extrusion & converting machinery of flexible packaging as well as heavy-duty packaging industry since 2001.

Michael Malz

Michael Malz

Product & Marketing Director

GlobalVision

Our goal is to further automate our platform and simplify internal quality control processes and maintain our high level of proofing efficiency all the while…

Mike Malz is the Product & Marketing Director at GlobalVision where he oversees the product direction and brand vision for the company.

Bruno Vermeulen

Bruno Vermeulen

EMEA Marketing Director

Esko

With more print production runs and need for faster time to market, combined with a lack of skilled operators we have developed our Packaging Simplified approach address these issues.

Over the years Esko has developed a long-standing expertise in these markets an in-depth knowledge of each of these individual target audiences. As a result, it has developed segment-specific solutions, tailored to the needs of each customer in those arenas.

Pietro Volpi

Pietro Volpi

Marketing Dept. Manager

SMI Group

SMI is not afraid of change or of new challenges and is continuing to innovate with the same enthusiasm as always, driven by undeniable values such as seriousness, respect for his customers and team-work

Pietro Volpi is the Marketing Dept. Manager at SMI (SmiGroup), one of the world's biggest producers of packaging machines. He is responsible for installing units in over 130 nations all over the world. Pietro Volpi has set new standards in the packaging world by mixing together various factors with a flexible approach to satisfy the customer's needs. He establishes long-lasting business relationships with many top players in the food and beverage industry.

Van Rooijen Hendrik

Van Rooijen Hendrik

Sales & Marketing Manager

Euromac Costruzioni Meccaniche s.r.l.

Euromac is one of the most important suppliers of slitter rewinders worldwide in terms of quantity of machines supplied, quality, diversification, customization and all what makes us one of the most appreciated suppliers globally.