Rainer Schmid Named - Managing Director European Operations

TIPPER TIE announces the appointment of Rainer Schmid as Managing Director European Operations effective November 1, 2015. Rainer‘s most recent position was Director of Global Commercial Operations for SPX Flow Technology Power & Energy.

Rainer graduated from Steinbeis University Germany with a Master Electrician degree. Rainer is a senior business management and development specialist with a 20+ year record of high achievement and demonstrated success. He is an experienced manager of multi-functional global teams in the Power & Energy, Industrial and Food & Beverage markets.

Rainer will be responsible for our Flawil and Glinde operations and will provide the necessary tactical and strategic leadership to achieve TIPPER TIE’s long-term goals.

TIPPER TIE is a worldwide supplier of processing and packaging machines. With a long history in the meat and poultry industries, TIPPER TIE is also active in dairy, confectionery, food ingredients and pet food. Outside of the food industry, the company is a trusted partner to manufacturers of packaged explosives, adhesives, sealants and other industrial products. TIPPER TIE is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).