SAY Plastics announced that Erich P. Kaintz has been hired as Vice President of Business Development. The newly created position will bring greater focus to new business acquisition and development for SAY Plastics and their ClasSAY Global service group.
Kaintz brings 18 years of experience to the SAY Plastics organization in the areas of thermoforming engineering, application evaluation, value analysis, materials, and tooling design and development.
Prior to joining SAY, Kaintz was Senior Engineer at Brentwood Industries in Reading, PA. During his career, he also served as Heavy Gauge Sales Development Manager and Product Line Manager for Transportation & Custom Solutions. Kaintz was responsible for a 50% product line growth with a significant portion spurred through heavy truck interior conversions from sheet metal and injection molded components to thermoforming.
“We are excited to have Erich on board as SAY Plastics’ Vice President of Business Development. His extensive background in engineering and sales development, combined with his passion for the thermoforming industry, makes him a great addition to our organization,” shared Louis Smith, President and CEO of SAY Plastics.
Kaintz holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from Millersville University and Project Management Certification from Penn State University and the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.