Press Release, 8th June 2015
UK and Asia based speciality packaging supplier Parkside has appointed John Taylor and Gan Chin Hock to boost trade in Asia.
Parkside opened the world class manufacturing facility in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia back in March 2010. It was the company’s first overseas production facility. With state of the art laminating and coating equipment, the site has gone from strength to strength, becoming a pivotal part of the Parkside business, allowing greater global strategic alignment with its customers.
John Taylor has become the new Managing Director of Parkside Asia, supported by Gan Chin Hock as the new Sales Manager for the region.
With over 30 years of leadership experience, Taylor comes from a Managing Director role at ThyssenKrupp Aerospace China, which is a subsidiary of the international ThyssenKrupp Group business. Hock brings his expertise to Parkside after working in the business development division of MeadWestvaco, a Packaging Solutions Company in Malaysia.
Parkside Managing Director, Nick Smith, says, “By strengthening our team out in Malaysia, it demonstrates Parkside’s commitment to the region and will help deliver further growth for the business whilst improving the supply chain to our Asian customer base. It also ensures our high standards for quality and service continue to be maintained for the future.”
Notes to editors
Parkside is an innovative specialty packaging manufacturer specializing in printing, lamination, laser, thermal and sustainable solutions for the food, drink and tobacco packaging industries. Established for over 40 years, the company is a global supplier with manufacturing sites in both the UK & Asia and is headquartered in Normanton, West Yorkshire. For further information, please visit our website www.parksideflex.com and follow us on Linkedin and Twitter.
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