STATHAM, Ga., January 24, 2022 – Zalkin, a ProMach Product brand, is pleased to announce the appointment of Luis Felipe Gonzalez Higuera as Vice President of Sales for Zalkin Americas. Based out of Mexico, Mr. Gonzalez will oversee commercial activities and sales development of capping equipment as well as cap handling systems for North and South America.
Mr. Gonzalez brings 25 years of experience in the commercialization of equipment and services in the packaging industry. Prior to joining Zalkin, he represented several major OEM brands such as Sidel, Husky, and Heuft in Latin America. He also worked for 18 years in the hydraulic power generation industry selling electromechanical system and service solutions.
“We are excited to have Luis Felipe join our Zalkin Leadership team,” said Stephane Hacpille, Vice President and General Manager of Zalkin Americas. “We are confident that his extensive experience, industry network, and strong leadership skills will contribute to the ongoing success of Zalkin and its customers.”
Trilingual in Spanish, French, and English and from an international background, Mr. Gonzalez holds a master’s degree in Management of Business Development from the EDEHC Business School in France which will help him step quickly into his new and exciting role.
“I’m excited and honored to join Zalkin,” said Mr. Gonzalez. “They are a respected leader known for innovative capping systems, high-quality engineering, and unmatched support. My focus will be to offer our best-in-class capping solutions together with a superior customer experience to deliver the most value for our clients across North and South America..
For more than 85 years, Zalkin has led the global bottling and capping industry with innovations, with efficiency, and with greater control over product quality. Zalkin produces custom-made, high-speed capping machines for beverages, foods, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and beyond. As part of the ProMach Bottling & Capping business line, Zalkin helps our packaging customers protect and grow the reputation and trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Zalkin at www.ZalkinCapping.com.
ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging and processing solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. ProMach brands operate across the entire production line: filling, bottling and capping, decorative labeling, flexibles and trays, pharma, handling and sterilizing, labeling and coding, and robotics and end of line. ProMach also provides systems and integration including turnkey solutions, design/build, engineering services, and productivity software to optimize production line design and deliver maximum uptime.
ProMach designs, manufactures, integrates, and supports the most sophisticated and advanced packaging and processing solutions in the global marketplace. Its diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately-held businesses worldwide, depends on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced equipment and integrated solutions. ProMach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. For more information about ProMach, visit www.ProMachBuilt.com and for more information on ProMach Careers, visit www.ProMachCareers.com.