Mon, Dec 23rd 2013 12:00 pm
PTi Director of Sales
AURORA, Ill., Dec. 23, 2013 - Processing
Technologies International LLC (PTi), a leading global manufacturer of
high-performance sheet extrusion machinery, has announced the appointment of
Matthew Banach as Director of Sales.
a 26-year plastics industry veteran, brings an extensive range of experience in
thermoforming technology, processing, converting and product development to the
position. He will direct PTi's
sheet extrusion systems sales managing both direct sales staff and regional
sales representatives for all geographic targeted markets. Banach's appointment is an important move in
the company's global growth strategy as PTi looks to tap new global markets for
its high-performance sheet extrusion machinery, according to Dana Hanson, PTi
President. "Matt's extensive technical background in thermoforming and his
broad range of expertise in the plastics industry make him a highly valuable
resource as we expand in the global manufacturing marketplace," said Hanson.
to joining PTi, Banach was responsible for developing and managing cross-functional
teams focused on cost savings, reliability improvement, waste reduction and
process improvement for Dart Container Corp./Solo Cup Co. from 2009 to 2013. He
joined Solo Cup Co. in 2004 as Manager, Tooling Engineering.
also worked as Director of Sales and Marketing for Eberle Manufacturing from
2003 - 2004. There, he increased tooling sales, enhanced engineering
capabilities and broadened the firm's customer base.
joining Eberle, Banach worked for 7 years with Pactiv Corp.; 2 years with Dart
Container Corp., and 7 years with Future Mold Corp with in various corporate
engineering roles, including new product development, SAP development and
implementation, process engineering, start-up, research and development and
attended Central Michigan University,
where he studied Industrial Engineering
Technology/Management and German.