Clondalkin Flexible appoints confectionery packaging director

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging has appointed a new sales director for its confectionery packaging division.

Clondalkin Tom Kleinschmidt

Tom Kleinschmidt will be based at the company’s Rotterdam site, in the Netherlands, and will be responsible for sales and product development of the organisation’s confectionery packaging portfolio.

Kleinschmidt has worked in the packaging industry for 16 years and brings a wealth of experience to the role.

He said he understood the challenges manufacturers face. “Food safety is paramount and there are many important environmental and labelling regulations that must be adhered to. I look forward to applying my previous packaging and management experience in an exciting new arena, as well as being part of an expert confectionary tradition in my home town of Rotterdam, that dates back over 100 years.”

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging operates 11 extrusion, printing and laminating and converting production facilities throughout Europe.