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Brandes named Vice President, Operations at Universal Package Systems
Mike Brandes, Vice President, Operations at Universal Package Systems.
Mike Brandes, Vice President, Operations at Universal Package Systems.

Universal Package Systems has announced the hiring of Mr. Mike Brandes as Vice President, Operations. Mr. Brandes has over 34 years of experience in the packaging industry, and will focus on helping customers and prospects develop creative and cost-effective solutions to packaging, storage and related material handling challenges.

Brandes' far-reaching packaging and material handling experience includes working in manufacturing, assembly, estimating, sales, business development, general management and executive positions at a variety of packaging, transportation and material handling companies. Most recently, Brandes was the General Manager and Business Development Manager at the Tecumseh Corrugated Box Company.

Mr. Jim Kulbeth, President at Universal Package Systems commented, "We're thrilled about being able to add someone with Mike's experience to our team. Our customers will benefit tremendously from his experience and knowledge of the industry, and most importantly, his ability to look beyond the obvious, and develop creative and cost-effective packaging and material handling solutions."