Jan 13, 2021
MONTREAL, January 13, 2021 – NJM, a ProMach product brand, announces the appointment of Randy Backich to the position of Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast United States. Backich is responsible for bringing NJM's packaging systems, including those from Dara Pharma, to pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and medical device manufacturers and contract packers throughout this region.
Tom Kessler, who previously handled this territory, is now the dedicated Product Manager at NJM bringing Dara Pharma equipment to customers across the United States and Canada.
"It's been a busy year here at NJM. Beyond meeting the rising demand for all our product lines, we've been supporting many COVID initiatives, working with manufacturers involved in testing as well as vaccine packaging. Randy was hired to help our growing customer base in the important Northeast region," said Mark Laroche, Vice President of Sales for NJM and WLS. "His professional background is impressive – Randy has a deep understanding of our industries and equipment. He's been able to hit the ground running, delivering tremendous value to our customers."
Backich brings over 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical packaging equipment sales. Most recently, he held the position of Accounts Engineering and Sales at Universal Machine Company. Prior to that, he was a Sales Representative for Pharmaworks, another ProMach Pharma brand. Backich holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University and a MBA from Temple University.
"As an established market leader with a rich history, NJM has a wide portfolio of innovative and reliable solutions," said Backich. "They offer quality equipment for both solid-dose and liquid products including tablet counters, fillers, cappers, labelers and more. It's not unusual for NJM to design, build and integrate a customer's entire packaging line. I'm excited to join such a respected supplier with world-class service."
NJM is a single-source provider of automated packaging machinery for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, biopharmaceutical, and personal care industries. Established over 100 years ago, NJM is both a manufacturer of select equipment and an integrator specialist for complete lines that require a high-level of market niche expertise, assisting customers from the earliest stages of project planning and line design through implementation and production. Their offerings include stand-alone solutions and turn-key integrated systems for liquid and solid dose products. NJM is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Pharma business line, NJM helps our customers protect their reputation and grow the trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about NJM at www.NJMPackaging.com and more about ProMach at www.ProMachBuilt.com.