Spee-Dee® Packaging Machinery Adds Rick Chrzan to Sales Team

November 4, 2010

Sturtevant, Wis. —James P. Navin, President of Spee-Dee® Packaging Machinery, Inc., recently announced that Rick Chrzan has been appointed to a Regional Sales position with the company. 

According to Timm Johnson, Vice President Sales/Marketing, “Rick’s experience, enthusiasm and commitment level are valuable assets as we continue to pursue our progressive international growth strategies through the expansion of our sales team.” Chrzan’s sales territory will include Chicago and Northern Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin.  In addition, Chrzan will be responsible for expanding Spee-Dee’s market penetration in Canada and Upstate New York. 

“Spee-Dee is well-known and highly respected for the development of innovative, superior performing equipment solutions, which include the newly introduced all servo driven high speed rotary auger system,” Chrzan commented,  “As I conduct visits with a diverse cross section of manufacturing facilities, it has been increasingly clear that our ability to personalize each business relationship is extremely valuable.  I’ve discovered that Spee-Dee customers are among the most loyal, and satisfied, in the industry.  And that’s the result of the efforts of all the individuals within our organization – from our talented engineering staff to the service technicians dedicated to ensuring maximum system uptime,” he concluded.

After receiving a degree in Philosophy from Quincy University, Chrzan amassed an impressive 25+ year career in the home entertainment software industry.  Working with Fortune 500 corporations, he became involved in all areas of the product cycle, from sales and distribution to packaging and manufacturing.

Spee-Dee® Packaging Machinery, Inc. is a premier quality manufacturer of equipment to measure and fill dry products in consumer size containers (bags, bottles, pouches, cans and cartons).  Spee-Dee was a pioneer in the development and manufacture of both servo auger and servo volumetric cup fillers.  Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery serves a global base of clients in diverse market segments, including the food, chemical, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries.  Now in its third decade, the company boasts a star-studded client roster of industry giants and Fortune 500 companies.  A history of innovative electrical and mechanical design and programming, coupled with advanced technology and unparalleled customer service, support Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery’s position as an industry leader.  For more information, please contact Timm Johnson, Vice President, Sales/Marketing, Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, Inc., 1360 Grandview Parkway, Sturtevant, WI  53177, toll free 877-375-2121, 262-886-4402 or fax 262-886-5502.  Send e-mail to info@spee-dee.com, and view Spee-Dee’s family of equipment solutions at www.spee-dee.com.


Beth Hoefer, Publicist

McKee & Associates, Inc.

262-784-4900 • 800-448-0304

Fax: 262-784-4740

E-mail: bhoefer@mckee-assoc.com