Ron Puvak has been in the packaging industry for over 48 years. In 1976 he began his career as a Research Technician managing projects in Material Strength studies, Fracture Analyses and Technology Training. Later he was promoted to Technical Sales Representative with responsibilities for the development and promotion of inspection systems to the packaging industry. Next, he assumed the roles of Regional Manager – Europe, New Product Marketing Director and finally New Business Development Director.
In 2007 he joined Plastic Technologies Inc. where he focused on Marketing and New Business Development for the PTI family of companies. For over 10 years he was the Managing Director, of the PTI’s/SBA-CCI joint annual event “The Packaging Conference”.
An active member of the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT). In 2014 Ron was elected to be the President of ISBT. In addition, he has been a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers Blow Molding.
In September 2017 he accepted the position of Executive Director for the CPA.