LEOMINSTER, MASS. – Filling and packing equipment solutions manufacturer IMA Dairy & Food USA announced the hiring of Brian Kucenski, who will serve as the product and sales engineer for its AlphaMAC brand.

The company said Kucenski will be a technical resource for AlphaMAC sales representatives, and assist in extrusion blow mold sales.

Formerly an engineering manager at Hillside Plastics for more than 20 years, Kucenski led capital projects across six states and directed a team that built extrusion blow mold machines, automation equipment and vision systems in his previous role, IMA Dairy & Food shared.

"Brian brings technical engineering prowess and demonstrated leadership abilities, which will play a crucial role in driving our sales initiatives and delivering exceptional solutions to our customers within our extrusion blow mold division,” said IMA Dairy & Food USA president Patrick Carroll. “We are thrilled to welcome him to our team and look forward to his contributions.”

IMA Dairy & Food noted that it took over sales activities for Italy-based AlphaMAC, which specializes in liquid packaging solutions, in 2022.