ELKHART, IN – Elkhart Plastics Inc. (EPI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Cullen Jones to the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Jones has worked for the company for a total of seven years including from 2005 to 2010 when EPI operated as Promens North America and since 2016 as EPI’s Director of New Product Development.
His responsibilities include overseeing sales and marketing efforts for EPI’s five, United States facilities, including South Bend, Elkhart, and Middlebury, Ind.; Ridgefield, Wash.; and Littleton, Co. When he isn’t traveling between facilities, Jones will work out of the South Bend facility.
Jones has more than 27 years of experience in new product development as well as the sales and marketing of packaging and material handling for both liquid and dry products. He is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College of California.
In addition to his time with EPI, Jones has also served as Director of Sales and Marketing for Bonar Plastics/Snyder Industries for six years. Prior to that he served as Director of Sales and Marketing for Intertape Polymer Group based in Sarasota, Fla., for 11 years.
“We created the Director of New Product Development role in 2016 with Cullen in mind,” said Jack Welter, CEO of Elkhart Plastics. “When the opportunity to fill the Vice President of Sales and Marketing presented itself, we looked to Cullen as a natural fit. We are eager to continue using his background and expertise in this new position.”
Jones said, “I am excited to take on this new role within the EPI team. I’ve enjoyed building long-term relationships with employees and customers here at EPI and look forward to overseeing Elkhart Plastics’ sales and marketing efforts for our wide range of products and markets.”
In his free time, Jones enjoys golfing, traveling, hiking, and spending time with family. He and his wife live in Sarasota, Fla.
Elkhart Plastics, Inc. is a 30-year-old, privately held American company. One of the largest custom rotational molding companies in the United States, Elkhart Plastics has five plants and more than 600 employees nationwide. Understanding that application drives design, their experience and knowledge can create unique parts using the rotomolding process in addition to producing a number of proprietary items.