IMA Dairy & Food, whose equipment solutions comprise the brands Gasti, Hamba, Hassia, Fillshape, Corazza, Erca and Intecma – has hired packaging machinery specialist Sean Bice as its area sales manager, Central U.S. and Canada. In this role, Bice will oversee regional sales efforts and work to further extend the company’s footprint throughout these key markets. 

Bice headed up consumer packaged goods machinery sales efforts for Fastechnology Group, whose equipment portfolio includes stick pack, pouch, and form-fill-seal machines. Prior to that, he was director of operations for Progressive Laboratories, where his production and facility management prowess led to significant growth.

“Sean’s impressive packaging machinery background, as well as his sales track record, will help IMA Dairy & Food continue to cement its presence in crucial North American markets,” said Patrick Carroll, president of IMA Dairy & Food USA. “As we continue to bring materials science breakthroughs to market, Sean will be a key part of spreading the word and growing our customer base.” 

About IMA Dairy & Food
IMA Dairy & Food USA serves the dairy and food industries with several brands of the IMA group (Corazza, Erca, Fillshape, Gasti, Hamba, Hassia and Intecma) and offers a portfolio covering nearly all areas of packaging machine application.