Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Grootegast has appointed Andrea Poelstra as Sales Manager for its Netherlands based business.
Andrea will be responsible for Grootegast's Form and Seal packaging solutions as well as new business development. Grootegast's Form and Seal packaging is used in a wide range of markets including confectionery, bakery, textile, personal care, flowers, vegetables and the professional seed market.
Form and seal packaging solutions include flexo and gravure printed pointed bags, side weld bags and stand up pouches. Almost any shape is possible and can be printed mono-film or include a range of different laminates with a barrier.
Prior to joining Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Grootegast Andrea worked for an export company, which exported European food specialities to Asia and Australia. Andrea has held senior sales positions in various companies in the food, agriculture and energy industries.
Commenting on hew new appointment Andrea said: "Working in the food industry, it is clear how much attractive packaging impacts on consumer decision making. Working at Clondalkin Grootegast makes it possible for me to use my network as well as my experience in the food industry having worked in food manufacturing, retail and service."
Jacco Thijen, Managing Director at Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Grootegast, added: "We are delighted to welcome Andrea onto the team. She is a professional and enthusiastic individual and has built up a very successful career in sales. Andrea will play an important role in helping us build on our existing success in our markets."
Clondalkin Grootegast's market leading products include high barrier lidding film to be sealed on plastic cups or trays, multi-layer laminates with aluminium, microwaveable packaging for frozen snacks, stand up pouches and printed bags.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging operates 11 extrusion, printing and laminating and converting production facilities throughout Europe. It offers extensive experience in developing, manufacturing and marketing a wide range of packaging for multiple consumer goods and industrial markets.