PaperWorks Names Kevin Kwilinski President & CEO

March 24, 2014 - Effective immediately, Kevin Kwilinski has been appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Philadelphia-based PaperWorks Industries, Inc. PaperWorks is an operating company of Sun Capital Partners, Boca Raton, Florida.

Previously, Kwilinski spent more than four years as President & CEO of Portola Packaging in Batavia, IL. Portola, acquired by Silgan Holdings in October, is a manufacturer of stock and custom tamper-evident plastic closures and containers for dairy, juice and other food segments.

Prior to Portola Packaging, Kwilinski was with Graphic Packaging International where he served in numerous leadership roles, including most recently as Senior VP Ė Supply Chain. He also served as Director, Sales & Manufacturing for GPIís Beverage Division, headquartered in Golden, CO.

Kwilinski has an extensive background in operations and engineering positions with GPI, James River, and International Paper.

Kwilinski received a Bachelorís degree in Physics and Mathematics from Greenville College and holds a Masterís degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. He is a certified Six Sigma Champion.

PaperWorks Industries, Inc. is a leading North American integrated full-service packaging provider. Its Paperboard Group manufactures approximately 300,000 tons per year of 100% recycled paperboard. To learn more, please visit:

SOURCE: PaperWorks Industries, Inc.