A TEAM APPROACH TO PACKAGING
The General Films leadership team has the industry experience and technical expertise to develop and manufacture innovative, high-quality flexible film products and packaging solutions. Leading by example, our managers take a hands-on approach to encourage success for our employees and to deliver outstanding products and results for our customers.
Tim Weikert, President
Tim is the second generation of Weikerts to run our company. He has worked in all aspects of the business for over three decades and oversees the development of corporate and product marketing strategies, and is involved in finance management. He has a BA in Marketing and a BS in Industrial Management.
Tom Granata, Vice President of Sales
Tom has over 33 years of sales and marketing experience and is responsible for the three divisions of General Films: Flexible Packaging, Bag-In-Box Systems, and Industrial Packaging. His duties range from strategy and planning to development of diverse sales operations. He holds a BS from Ohio University and has completed graduate work at Georgia Tech University.
Joe Sprouse, Operations Manager
Joe, a 10-yr veteran of the US Army, has over 30 years of operations management experience, in addition to 10+ years of sales / marketing experience. As Operations Manager, Joe is responsible for the extrusion, converting, maintenance, purchasing, and traffic departments as well as overall facility management. He has acquired an SQF Auditor Certification and is also a member of the General Films, Inc. Board of Directors. He has a BS in Business from the University of Alaska.
Chris Smith, Plant Manager
Chris brings over 25 years of experience in a variety of industries including automotive, consumer goods, and medical products. As a result, he is well versed in multiple Quality System certifications and Lean Manufacturing. In his role as Plant Manager, Chris focuses principally on our Extrusion and Converting departments overseeing their 24/7 operation. He has a BS degree from Wright State University in Organizational Leadership.
Gus DeLucia, Human Resources Director
Gus brings over 25 years of experience in Human Resources through a variety of industries including chemical, automotive, and consumer goods. In his role as Human Resources Director, Gus focuses on strategic planning, recruiting, employee engagement, training, development, and leadership. He holds a BS in Organizational Communication and Leadership from Eastern Michigan University.