Engel appoints VP of packaging

Frank Schuster has been named vice president of the packaging business at Engel

Engel, the injection moulding machine manufacturer, has appointed Frank Schuster as VP of packaging. Effective 1 April, Schuster will succeed Michael Feltes, who is transitioning to China within the group of companies.

Frank Schuster has been with Engel for two years. As sales manager of packaging, he has made significant contributions to the very successful development of the division and the continued strengthening of the Engel brand in the worldwide packaging industry.

Prior to his time with Engel, Schuster was already active in leading sales positions in the field of plastic machinery manufacturing with a focus on packaging.

“We are happy to be able to fill this position with a very experienced packaging expert and in-house, moreover," said Dr Christoph Steger, CSO of the Engel Group. "This ensures our customers of a high level of continuity."

Michael Feltes, the previous vice president of the packaging business unit, is transitioning within the Engel Group of companies, becoming president sales and service for the Wintec subsidiary in Changzhou, China.

Engel is headquartered in Schwertberg, Austria.