Ulma Packaging, global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance packaging solutions, has announced the appointment of Paul McMahon as business manager for machine sales.

In his new role, McMahon will be responsible for growing sales of the company’s range of horizontal form fill and seal (HFFS) equipment within the food industry, with particular focus on the poultry, meat, ready meal, bakery and cheese sectors.

Prior to joining Ulma Packaging, McMahon spent nine years with Record Packaging - starting as engineering manager and finally progressing to sales director. He also spent a number of years with Dresser UK and Lucas Aerospace.

Spanish company Ulma Packaging has more than 20 years’ experience in providing cutting-edge packaging solutions worldwide, accounting for more than 1,500 installations in the UK alone. Other Ulma equipment includes vertical form fill and seal flow wrappers (VFFS), tray sealers, shrink and stretch wrappers and thermo formers. All installations are backed by a full spares and services facility located in Ulma’s Nottinghamshire plant.