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Schneider Packaging Appoints Mick Gleason Director of Engineering
Schneider Packaging Equipment Company Posted 05/24/2011
Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Inc., specializing in end-of-line solutions for case packing and palletizing needs, has appointed two new personnel effective immediately.
Mick Gleason, Director of Engineering
He is responsible for engineering’s core functional areas as well as research and development. “It was critical that we find an extremely qualified and experienced senior individual to manage these opportunities,” says, Rick Schneider, President, Schneider Packaging. “Mick has the technical expertise to serve the needs of our customers and the experience to guide Schneider engineering’s newest concepts and approaches for industrial automation.”
Mr. Gleason started his career in industrial automation in robotics. With more than 20 years experience, he has led hardware and design engineering projects that provided systems design for complex automation projects. Prior to joining Schneider, he worked with a global provider of air defense, operations management, and data integration and distribution. Mr. Gleason holds several business patents and has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University College, at Syracuse University.
“Schneider Packaging’s end-of-line packing solutions are inventive and accessible,” says Gleason. “Our shared vision of Schneider Packaging’s future is one of continued leadership and innovation in packaging and automation.”
Moira Grimes, Human Resources Manager
Ms. Grime’s experience in human resource management spans several industries including, manufacturing, production, and physical therapy. During her career, she has developed expertise in HR performance management; recruitment and employee relations; lifecycle staffing and retention; and payroll and benefits administration.
“Moira’s experience and skills are a perfect fit for Schneider and we are very pleased to welcome her to our growing team,” says Rick Schneider, President, Schneider Packaging.
Ms. Grimes has a B.A. in English from the State University of New York at Albany.
ABOUT SCHNEIDER PACKAGING EQUIPMENT CO., INC.
Schneider manufactures a complete line of robotic palletizing, case packers, tray packers, specialty cartoning systems and completely integrated packaging solutions. Schneider is FANUC Robotics largest integrator for palletizing and case packing in North America. Additionally, Schneider offers a variety of ancillary equipment such as case erectors, cartoners, conveyors, pallet dispensers, shuttle cars, automatic guided carts, and elevators that can easily be integrated with coding/labeling equipment, RFID / barcode scanners, weight checking, and stretch or shrink wrapping equipment to provide a complete turnkey system solution. Some specialty markets include food, beverage, industrial, tissue, paper, personal care, pharmaceutical, and replication industries.
Whatever the requirements, Schneider works to provide the best solution for any unique need. Schneider Packaging is a Certified Servicing Integrator, Authorized System Integrator, Certified Vision Specialist, and Strategic Market Specialist for FANUC Robotics as well as a Machine Builder partner in the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork™ program.