Triangle Package Machinery Company has hired Michael Small as its new director of operations. 

Small brings extensive experience in production and operations management in the manufacturing industry that spans over three decades. He will oversee Triangle’s production, manufacturing, and assembly departments. 

Having earned a bachelor of science in industrial technology from Eastern Illinois University, Small’s career is based on a well-rounded approach to operations management. He has over 17 years of experience as a plant manager for a leading supplier of ring carrier multi-packaging systems. With prior experience in production supervision and operations coordination, Small excels at personnel development, inventory control, quality, safety, and customer satisfaction.

“Mike is an accomplished management professional with a distinguished career in operations management for over three decades, and a performance record to show it,” said N’Gai Merrill, Triangle’s chief operating officer. “His strong record of results-oriented performance, such as improving efficiencies and materials utilization, is a testament to his operational management and leadership skills.”

Small is tasked with using his expertise to improve overall manufacturing and production efficiencies at Triangle while expanding capacity within their existing manufacturing facility.

About Triangle 
Founded in 1923, Triangle Package Machinery Company provides sanitary food packaging equipment, including vertical form-fill-seal (VFFS) bag machines, combination weighers, horizontal cartoners, and tray loading/depositing systems. Based in the U.S., the family-owned and operated company proudly offers packaging equipment designed for washdown environments and ships all parts direct from its 120,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Chicago. Today, Triangle’s third-generation uses their legacy of expertise to continue keeping food safe with proven engineering, quality manufacturing and strong customer support. Triangle machines are durable, accessible, endure the test of time, and are backed by a knowledgeable regional support team.