Wausau Coated Products Inc. announced the appointment of Steve Luedke as the new vice president of technology and engineering. In his new role, Luedke will be responsible for R&D/technical compliance, equipment capability, and quality control.

Luedke joins Wausau Coated Products with over 25 years of label and packaging experience. Prior to his new role, he held a variety of key roles in companies such WS Packaging Group, MCC Label, and Innovairre. 

“We are extremely excited to have Steve in his new role as Vice President of Technology & Engineering,” said Ben Reif, president/owner, Wausau Coated Products. “Steve’s industry knowledge and engineering experience will be a huge asset to the organization. We welcome Steve’s knowledge and look forward to watching him succeed in his new role.”

“I have worked very closely on product development with the team at Wausau Coated Products for over 20 years as a customer of theirs,” said Luedke. “I was always impressed with their ingenuity and willingness to put the R&D time and resources into unique product ideas that we brought to them. It’s a great business model that I feel sets them apart from other suppliers in this space, and I’m excited for the opportunity to use my industry experience to help support and grow the business.”

To learn more, visit http://www.wausaucoated.com.