WS Packaging Group names Tinsey as CEO

Special to The Freeman

March 28, 2014

GREEN BAY – WS Packaging Group, Inc. announced it has named Fred C. Tinsey as CEO effective March 31.

Tinsey, a former WS Packaging director, joins the company from OE Quality Friction Corporation where he is chairman. He previously served as CEO at OE Quality Friction Corporation. He is currently a director of The Mattress Firm, according to the announcement.

“We are very pleased to have an individual with Fred’s strong qualifications leading WS Packaging,” said WS Packaging Group Chairman Art Byrne in a statement. “The company has a sustained history of growth due to its industry-leading innovations, strong customer focus, strategic capital investments, and lean-centered principles to work to deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions to our customers.”

Tinsey replaces Rex Lane who has left the company to pursue a personal business opportunity.
WS Packaging Group, Inc., with more than 45 years of experience, is one of the largest printing and label converting operations in North America. It operates 21 manufacturing facilities and produces high-quality packaging products.