Bill Barger Joins Labelmaster
Hazmat Packaging Veteran Bill Barger Joins Labelmaster
CHICAGO – (June 6, 2016) – Bill Barger, an expert in hazmat/dangerous goods (DG) packaging with 30 years of industry experience, has joined Labelmaster as senior product manager to lead the company’s Packaging Product Line.
In his new position, Barger will be responsible for expanding and enhancing Labelmaster’s complete line of UN-certified packaging products, components and kits designed to meet nearly any hazmat/DG need. He also will extend the company’s operational capabilities that will lead to a wider range of customized offerings to meet the specific needs of customers.
"Dangerous goods transport has never been so critical to our economy and the regulations around safe and compliant packaging are changing and are complicated," said Robert Finn, vice president of marketing and product management at Labelmaster. "Bill’s passion and expertise will allow us to quickly respond to our customers’ challenges by helping them simplify their hazmat shipping process and ensure compliance – not only for their organization but for their suppliers and their customers. Our packaging line is a critical component to our industry-leading products, software and services that help customers remain compliant with hazmat regulations, and mitigate risk, increase efficiency and reduce costs."
Most recently, Barger was sales manager for Packaging Corporation of America. Prior to that position, he was a district manager at Berlin Packaging for 27 years.
Barger’s industry association involvement includes the American Biological Safety Association, Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA) and the Dangerous Goods Advisory Council.