APPLETON, Wis. – Keith Wietharn has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing, a new post within CP Packaging LLC, Appleton, Wis. Wietharn has a long history in sales and marketing providing industrial equipment and solutions to companies within the meat and food industries. Most recently, he was vice president of sales for Cozzini LLC, a position he held for more than 15 years. He will be based in Chicago.

“Bringing an industry pro like Keith on-board with CP Packaging was a real coup for us,” said Raymond Buchko Sr., founder, president and CEO of CP Packaging. “We’re expecting big things from him.”

CP Packaging designs and manufactures packaging machines for the meat and dairy industries. The company says its VisionPak horizontal form fill seal vacuum/modified atmosphere packaging machine is an industry leader in sanitation, product innovation and efficiency.