Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), as part of Barry-Wehmiller’s Converting Solutions platform, has filled several key roles on the leadership team in Green Bay in alignment with the platform’s strategic plan to grow local operations and expand its global footprint.
Stan Blakney, group president of BW Converting Solutions and PCMC, said: ‘Bringing together our global team to operate as one will drive innovation and help us better serve our customers who operate worldwide. Our augmented leadership team will allow us to better manage our expanding global footprint, enable us to offer our team members more professional opportunities and ensure we maintain our people-focused culture as we grow.’
Scott Bean has joined as executive vice president of Operations. He will drive manufacturing capacity and excellence across the platform’s five facilities in Green Bay, as well as its European locations in Lucca, Italy; Neuwied, Germany; and Čačak, Serbia. Bean brings more than 20 years of experience leading operations at several large global manufacturers, including Milwaukee-based Rexnord and most recently, Filtration Group, where he served as a president.
Jason Hilsberg, who joined PCMC in 2003 as a field service leader and has held numerous other roles, including sales director, has been named vice president of Lifecycle Support. In his new role, he leads the global field service, customer technical support and equipment modification sales teams.
Kelly Morgano has joined as the global vice president of People. In her new role, Morgano will lead the human resources, culture, communications and people development functions, while supporting the platform’s commitment to caring for team members. She has worked in human resources for more than 20 years, most recently with Zurn Water Solutions.
PCMC and its divisions, Hudson-Sharp and Northern Engraving, have expanded their footprint in the tissue and nonwovens-converting, bag-converting and flexographic-printing equipment markets in recent years, reporting significant revenue growth in 2021. The company has been a fixture in Green Bay since 1919.