IMA Dairy & Food, whose equipment solutions comprise the long-established brands Gasti, Hamba, Hassia, Erca, Fillshape and Corazza has hired Andrew Butler for the role of Midwest Area Sales Manager. In this position, Mr. Butler will oversee sales efforts and amplify the company’s brand and scope in the Midwest region.

Prior to joining the IMA Dairy & Food team, Mr. Butler worked for more than five years as the Midwest Regional Sales Manager for New England Machinery. Mr. Butler earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Trine University in Indiana.

IMA Dairy & Food USA’s portfolio addresses nearly all areas of packaging machine application, including filling and sealing machines (FS) for preformed cups and bottles, and forming, filling and sealing machines (FFS) for packaging products in the food, dairy, and beverage segments, and wrapping machines for butter, margarine, etc. The company also offers aseptic vertical FFS units for stick packs/pouches (with dosing systems) as well as FS and FFS machines for single portions of coffee, honey, jam, etc.

“Andrew’s well-rounded background in packaging and design solutions will lead to success in his new role,” said Patrick Carroll, President for IMA Food & Dairy. “Andrew brings a fresh perspective to our company and we are eager to utilize his packaging sector experience as we continue to expand our footprint in the Midwest market.”