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    • Husky announces global organizational changes – creates dedicated medical and specialty packaging business

      Release 2014-02-27

      BOLTON, Ontario - Husky Injection Molding Systems today announced changes within its global organization. Following the acquisition of leading medical and closure mold maker Schöttli, Husky has taken the step of creating a new combined business unit dedicated to medical and specialty packaging.

      Steve Lawrynuik, formerly Vice President, Customer Support, will lead this new area of the business as Vice President, Medical and Packaging Systems. This new business unit will bring together Schöttli technology, the capabilities of Husky’s specialty mold making facilities in Austria and the Czech Republic, aftermarket tooling and services, as well as the Hylectric® system platform.

      Michael Urquhart, Husky’s Vice President Global Sales, Packaging Systems has been instrumental in growing Husky’s packaging business. After 33 years with Husky, Michael will retire at the end of February. Michael joined Husky in 1980 and since that time, has held a number of leadership positions throughout the company’s operations, marketing and sales organizations.

      “I would like to thank Michael for his dedication and numerous contributions to Husky over these many years. He has helped to grow and shape the company and the legacy of his contributions will be felt long after his departure,” said John Galt, Husky’s President and CEO. “I wish Michael well in his retirement, while also congratulating Steve on his new role. The creation of a dedicated medical and specialty packaging business will allow Husky to provide greater focus on these core markets and offer customers a complete solution, including mold, machine, hot runners, controllers and aftermarket services.”

      About HuskyHusky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. is a leading global supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry. The company has more than 40 service and sales offices, supporting customers in over 100 countries. Husky's manufacturing facilities are located in Canada, the United States, Luxembourg, Austria and China.

      For more information, please contact:
      Media Relations
      Husky Injection Molding Systems
      E-mail: media@husky.ca

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