Tim Yerby to Lead VariBlendís New Center for Research & Development
John Hewson, CEO and President of VariBlend Dual Dispensing Systems, announced the opening of a state-of-the-art Center for Research & Development to be headed by newly appointed Vice President of Operations, Tim Yerby.
VariBlend established the Center to enable a greater range of customers to explore its dual-chambered variable ratio dispensing package. The Center is equipped with all of the resources to support application development, product design, application testing and trial run product filling. Lead by Yerby, the 6,000 square-foot facility, based in Greenville, SC, is currently staffed with a supply chain manager, package design engineers and laboratory technicians.
Yerby brings an extensive resume of packaging expertise to Variblend, and as VP of Operations, will oversee production, customer service, application development and innovation. His past experience includes various managerial and director level positions at Precision Valve Corporation and Seaquist Perfect Dispensing.†
Hewson commented, ďTimís track record with respect to leadership, package development, and innovation is outstanding and speaks for itself. His expertise, combined with the resources of our new R&D Center, will make it possible for a much larger range of consumer brands to discover the many advantages of VariBlendís variable flow packaging solutions. Weíre truly excited to have Tim join our team, as we work toward our goal of becoming the global leader in dual dispensing technology.Ē†
To date, Yerby has been directly involved in the development and creation of numerous patented packaging solutions, including: the Moritz and Vail locking actuators, the Fusion co-dispensing valve and formulation system, the Bottom Line inverted dispenser, and the Locking Mousse System.†
ďI look forward to continuing to grow VariBlendís reputation as a packaging industry innovator, Yerby added. ďOur Center for Research and Development will further enable us to be highly responsive to marketplace demands, and empower us to break new ground, applying our technology to the development of exciting new product applications"
Yerby earned a MBA concentrating in Marketing at DePaul University and a B.S. from Louisiana Tech University in Mechanical Engineering. He is also a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. †
About VariBlend Dual Dispensing Systems, LLC
VariBlend Dual Dispensing Systems, headquartered in Montvale, NJ, is the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of a unique, patented variable ratio dispensing technology that has broad applicability to a variety of packaging applications in the cosmetic, beauty and personal care, healthcare and food industries.
For more information, please visit www.variblend.com.
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