Husky Injection Molding Systems today announced changes within its global organization. Following the acquisition of leading medical and closure moldmaker 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 moldmaking 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.”