Martin Knowles, Harpak-ULMA Packaging

Harpak-ULMA Packaging, Ball Ground, Ga., announces the addition of Martin Knowles as automation product manager. Harpak-ULMA is a leading packaging machinery and integrated systems supplier to numerous industries, including snack and bakery.

Before joining Harpak-ULMA, Knowles was the end-of-line packaging automation sales manager for Italproject Robotics USA, Plymouth, Mich. Prior to that, he spent 16 years in the packaging industry working for leading packaging automation equipment suppliers, such as Starflex and Ward Bekker Precision.

“Martin’s experience in fully automated packaging systems makes him a perfect fit for Harpak-ULMA’s leading role in the industry,” says Bill Chastain, senior vice president. “Our customers expect exceptionally knowledgeable partners and with Martin they will get just that.”