Packaging has appointed Stuart Bates to lead the development of its in-box solutions, automation and void reduction business
Stuart, who joined Antalis in September, has spent the last 14 years at Ranpak, including working more recently in the E3Neo automation division. With a total of over 20 years’ experience finding packaging solutions for industry, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Antalis Packaging and to the newly created role of solutions sales manager.
The appointment comes as part of Antalis Packaging’s response to the surge of industry awareness in environmental and social concerns around packaging, waste and best use materials, which has pushed packaging solutions and automation to the front of innovation.
David Hope, packaging director at Antalis UK & Ireland, commented: ‘Stuart’s appointment as solutions sales manager will strengthen our existing and established packaging team in the UK and Ireland, and bring an unrivalled wealth of experience in this evolving growth sector. Stuart’s remit is to develop our offering of in-box solutions, automation and void reduction systems.
‘Antalis Packaging is a pioneering company with a highly experienced and knowledgeable team. Stuart will be working to help customers develop their use of automation and find suitable packaging solutions including cushion and void fill.’