Zip-Pak Personnel

Unique Global Resources Provide Unique Advantages

Zip-Pak operates six world-class production facilities strategically located around the globe, so it’s never been easier for you to add the freshness, convenience and branding power of resealable packaging.

Unique to Zip-Pak is our ability to retrofit equipment to accommodate resealable packaging. Zip-Pak Systems produces zipper applicators and technologies to serve original equipment manufacturers, converters, and packagers worldwide.

Most importantly, Zip-Pak’s unmatched international network of sales offices supports global customers in more than 52 countries with operations in Australia, Japan, Brazil, The Netherlands, United States and the United Kingdom.

The Zip-Pak Leadership Team

Art Malcomson

Director of Sales and Marketing

Art Malcomson joined Zip-Pak in 2009 and is a 25-year veteran of the flexible packaging industry. Previously, he spent 15 years with Alcan Packaging’s flexible packaging business in several commercial roles, most recently as head of sales for the Medical Flexibles group.

Robert Hogan

Director of Global Business Development and Asia

Bob Hogan will soon celebrate 20 years with Zip-Pak and 30 with ITW. During his tenure, 25 of those years have been spent in packaging. Bob has extensive domestic and international experience with CPG’s, converters and OEM’s, as well as significant commercial involvement with Zip-Pak’s Intellectual Property portfolio. His efforts are also directed towards creating new business opportunities worldwide.

David Pritchard

Director, Operations & Engineering, North and South America

David Pritchard joined Zip-Pak in 1985 a 26-year veteran of the flexible packaging industry. The majority of his time has been focused on the industry’s Capital Equipment sector. In addition, David’s areas of expertise and experience include engineering, operations, sales, and field service enable him to produce outstanding resolutions to customer challenges.

Dave Harris

Director of Operation, Europe

Dave Harris joined Zip-Pak in 2007 as Operations Manager for the Whitby, England facility. Since that time he has assumed increased management and leadership responsibilities. With a background in engineering, Dave brings with him more than 12 years experience in all aspects of operations management, lean manufacturing, quality assurance and sales, with a particular focus on customer satisfaction.

Murray Leighton

Director of Worldwide Engineering and Development

Murray Leighton joined Zip-Pak in 1995. Having previously served in the engineering department of a major OEM, he brings considerable expertise in the area of zipper integration into customer equipment. Murray’s extensive knowledge in all aspects of the packaging market enables him to effectively manage full project control and efficiency.

Frank Kelly

Director of Business Development and Latin America

Frank Kelly joined Zip-Pak in 2004 and has been with ITW since 1993. His experience includes various leadership positions with a focus in the areas of sales, marketing and business development. Frank’s expertise includes a deep understanding of large, global brand owners in the food, beverage and medical/pharmaceutical industries.