November 13, 2019

Packaging company SOMIC America hires new operations manager

SOMIC America, an end-of-the-line packaging solutions company based in Minnesota, has hired David Young as its new operations manager.

David Young

“David has a world of experience in the manufacturing world. It made him an interesting choice for this position,” said Peter Fox, SOMIC’s senior VP of sales. “He’s a jack-of-all trades and has had success in many different management and supervisory positions. SOMIC America continues to grow, with more customers and greater responsibilities.”

Young has 29 years of manufacturing experience, including recent Wisconsin stints as the Manager of Operations for an e-Commerce company and as the Sales Manager for a carton manufacturer. He’s also served as a General Manager, Plant Manager, and in other supervisory positions, including as the Fulfillment Manager and partner for a contract manufacturing center. 

Handling SOMIC’s aftermarket services, Young will engage customer involvement with oversight of customer technical support and the spare parts division.

Young is based at SOMIC America’s headquarters in Minnesota. He can be contacted via email at [email protected]

About SOMIC America

With over 40 years of experience, Minnesota-based Somic America Inc. offers design support for cartons, retail-ready and wraparound cases. Many international packaging brands use Somic’s advanced mechatronic systems to collate, group and pack open trays, wraparound cases, trays with covers or lid inserts and paperboard cartons. The Parts & Service department is responsible for installation, training and more. Visit for more information or call 651-419-6050.


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