LINPAC Materials Handling is pleased to welcome two new additions to LINPAC’s Global Automotive Solutions Team: Kent Sides, territory specialist, southeast; and Matthew Schupp, solutions specialist. Both will support the needs of LINPAC’s automotive customers and tier suppliers as they work to meet the demands of their global supply chains. In addition to the company’s high-quality ROPAK reusable container systems and tote systems, the LINPAC Global Automotive Solutions Team helps users integrate reusable packaging throughout their manufacturing, warehousing, storage, and transportation cycle. Sides is based in Harrisburg, North Carolina, and Schupp is based at the company’s Georgetown, Kentucky, headquarters and manufacturing facility.
Sides will focus on reusable container and customized dunnage sales to companies in the automotive industry in the southeastern region of the United States. Prior to joining LINPAC, Sides was a regional account manager for The Fabri-Form Company, a thermoforming company where he specialized in returnables for the automotive industry for almost over a decade.Schupp will assist customers by designing customized, returnable dunnage to preserve and protect delicate automotive components and parts during storage and shipment. Before joining LINPAC’s Global Automotive Solutions Group, Schupp worked for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky as an internal logistics planning/packaging intern