Triangle Package Machinery Co. has named Robert Blassick as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will replace retiring CFO Tim Gasparich. As CFO, Blassick is responsible for overseeing and analyzing Triangle’s finances and helping provide a vision for the future and plan for scaling Triangle’s business.
A strategically focused senior financial executive, Blassick is a solid addition to Triangle’s executive team. His vast knowledge spans many industries, including consumer packaged goods, Big Four public accounting and more, helping him achieve breadth in his career.
While working as CFO for companies such as Edsal Manufacturing Company, Polyform and more, Blassick demonstrated his ability to manage projects and utilize his strong manufacturing background and lean principles to identify and implement cost savings and improve efficiency.
“Bob is a talented financial professional whose expertise will be invaluable in improving and scaling Triangle’s business,” stated N’Gai Merrill, Triangle’s COO. “Based on his experience, we are confident that Bob will be able to provide the financial insight that is needed to continue Triangle’s legacy of over 98 years in business well into the future.”
As an expert in breaking down complex processes to facilitate solutions for challenging business problems, operational improvements and organizational competencies, Blassick will help strengthen Triangle’s financial performance.
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.