Joseph Vitale, Jr. Joins Spee-Dee® Team As Midwest Regional Sales Representative

Joseph Vitale, Jr. Joins Spee-Dee® Team As Midwest Regional Sales Representative

Sturtevant, Wis. — James P. Navin, President of Spee-Dee® Packaging Machinery, Inc., recently announced the appointment of Joseph Vitale, Jr. to the position of Midwest Regional Sales Representative. “By maintaining a Chicago based center of operations,” elaborated Timm Johnson, Vice President Sales/Marketing, “Vitale will enable Spee-Dee to significantly maximize our already strong marketing presence within a broader range of our targeted accounts.”

During an interview, Vitale explained that one of his primary objectives is to capitalize on the company’s ability to provide turnkey solutions. “Spee-Dee’s commitment to research and development, including strategic investments in our internal mechanical and electrical design resources, enables us to originate more productive and profitable methods to satisfy unique dry fill packaging challenges. And, through collaboration with our established network of packaging partners, we are also able to more efficiently develop an entire system architecture without the need for an integrator,” he concluded.

A graduate of the Michigan State School of Packaging, Vitale’s industry experience includes sales positions with a manufacturer and distributor of reusable plastic containers for business-to-business applications as well as a manufacturer of quality control inspection equipment for high speed filling lines in the beverage industry. “I am excited about this opportunity to utilize my diverse knowledge in production and warehouse logistics for both food and non-food applications as a way to add value to our customer relationships,” Vitale concluded.

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 free877-375-2121, 262-886-4402 or fax 262-886-5502. Send e-mail to, and visit Spee- Dee Packaging Machinery’s Web site at