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Meet the New Team Members of W&H North America

We're delighted to introduce you to our new employees in the parts, service, and sales departments.

Christopher Baker

Chris was “discovered” on a extrusion line installation by fellow W&H technician, Taylor Armstrong, who after watching Chris work thought he should join the W&H team. Chris comes to us with more than 12 years of mechanical millwright experience, installing LNG plants and turbines, working shutdowns of paper mills, steelmills and chemical plants, and even engineering on a tugboat. We’re excited to have him on board.

Paul Cucco

Paul recently joined W&H as Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast. He brings valuable experience from roles such as Technical Manager at C-P Flexible Packaging and Packaging Engineer at First Quality and B. Braun Medical, Inc. Additionally, he gained insights in market intelligence through an internship at Nova Chemicals. Paul holds a B.S. in Packaging Engineering from Clemson University.

JP Eubeler

Since mid-2023, JP has served as the Product Sales Manager of Extrusion Systems at W&H, bringing significant expertise. His background includes roles as CEO/MD of Next Generation Analytics and Collin Lab and Pilot Solutions in Atlanta, GA, and Head of R&D and Product Management in agricultural films and nets at RKW in Germany. JP holds a doctorate in Chemistry & Biology.

Marcus Fero

Marcus joined W&H in Lengerich in 2004 and has seen more of W&H and our customers around the world than most. During his first decade, he traveled as a field service technician specializing in gravure presses. Then he got the chance to move to our Bangkok office, where he focused on training and machine operations. Since 2023, Marcus is a member of our North American field service team. Prior to W&H, he worked at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen and completed apprenticeships in offset printing and industrial mechanics.

Dan Kaehler

Dan has been at W&H since September 2023. In his role as Service Project Manager, he is responsible for blown film extrusion line installations in the Northeast, Southeast, and Western U.S. regions.Dan comes to us after an impressive career at Continental, where he spent seven years in positions ranging from Reliability Engineer to Development Engineer to Area Manager. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and B.A. in German from the University of Rhode Island.

Brad Humbolt

Product Sales Manager, Printing & Extrusion, for corporate accounts. With his decade of experience in the packaging industry, including as a plant manager, Brad brings expertise in quality, safety, process improvement, project management, and sustainability product design. Furthermore, he has extensive experience with W&H equipment. Brad holds a B.S. in Plastics Engineering & Technology and an MBA.

Alba Mercado

Alba joined the W&H Parts team in September2023. With over 15 years of experience in administrative roles, including eight years at the National Chain Group in Warwick, RI, where she served as the Supervisor of Quality Control and Shipping, Alba brings enthusiasm along with exceptional organizational and customer service skills. A native of Colombia, Alba moved to the United States in 2012. She holds a B.A. in Accounting from the Universidad Libre in Colombia.

Shariq Nasam

Shariq started his career with W&H in India in2019 and relocated to Rhode Island in 2023 to join the IDC team. Before becoming a part of IDC, he traveled extensively through Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, and the subcontinent,servicing printing presses. Shariq holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a diploma in Instrumentation and Control. Proficient in four languages, he enjoys spending his free time cooking and reading non-fiction.

Vijay Kumar Yadav

Vijay joined the US-based team in September 2023 in field service and IDC. He started at W&H in India in July 2019 as Field Service Technician focused on printing and electrical. He studied Electrical Engineering at Dr. Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Hobbies include music, cricket, and basketball.