June 22, 2022

Packaging provider nVenia appoints Paul Ferrandino to VP of sales

nVenia, a packaging solutions company within the Duravant family, has appointed Paul Ferrandino as senior vice president of sales.

Ferrandino will be responsible for evolving nVenia’s capabilities in the development of key accounts and promote selling the company’s portfolio across all markets. In addition to leading the field sales teams for the CPG and  industrial business, the newly created customer experience organization, which brings together two legacy departments — inside sales and project management — under one structure. Ferrandino will be based at nVenia’s headquarters in Wood Dale, Illinois.

“I am thrilled to be leading such a strong team of sales professionals and to have the opportunity to build and expand distributor relationships across our customer base. Our world class portfolio of Arpac, Ohlson, Hamer and Fischbein brands allows us to not only supply primary, secondary and end-of-line packaging equipment but to design custom-engineered integration systems that fit our customers’ individual needs,” Ferrandino said. “Through our consultative approach of design, manufacturing, integration and installation, we will strive to provide superior packaging solutions to increase efficiency and performance while delivering an unprecedented customer experience.” 

Prior to joining nVenia, Ferrandino was the chief commercial officer for Brake Parts Inc. in Chicago. He was responsible for multiple sales channels, such as wholesale, retail, national accounts and eCommerce. Ferrandino also spent more than a decade in sales and leadership roles at Ricoh USA. 

“Paul brings over 30 years of sales experience and 15 years of executive leadership to the business. His proven success leading large complex organizations, makes him the ideal choice to drive the nVenia sales organization and deliver world class products and services to our customers,” said nVenia President Thurman Melson. “Having Paul guide our customer experience organization will ensure that we maintain a laser focus on the customer experience from order to installation; improving our ability to provide an exceptional experience to all customers in both the CPG and industrial markets.” 

nVenia designs and manufactures primary, secondary and end-of line packaging equipment, featuring the product brands of Arpac, Fischbein, Hamer and Ohlson.

  • Arpac brand equipment includes shrink wrappers, tunnels and bundlers, tray and case formers and packers and robotic and conventional palletizers.
  • Fischbein equipment is for open-mouth bag sewing and sealing systems.
  • Hamer brand equipment is utilized worldwide and leads the market in large format filling, bagging and palletizing; operating in some of the harshest production environments.
  • Ohlson equipment features solutions for automating weighing and counting operations into primary packaging of flexible and rigid containers.


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