SUN Automation Group (Baltimore, Maryland), a leading global provider of innovations for the corrugated industry, has named Chris Kyger President of the company. In his previous role as Vice President, Kyger worked alongside SUN’s Senior Leadership Team to implement new systems and drive its customer-focused approach to facilitate innovation and product development. “We take great pride in listening and engaging with customers to help provide the best possible service, support and solutions to the corrugated industry,” said Kyger. “I look forward to working alongside our board, senior leadership, and dedicated employee-owners to continue this outstanding ‘culture of relentless customer focus’ that’s proven to be the main driver of growth for our company. The future of SUN is bright.” Kyger joined the company over a decade ago and has more than 25 years’ experience in the corrugated industry, having also worked for Staley, Langston and United Container Machinery. He’s worked in the areas of field service, sales, operations, aftermarket (parts and service), and brings over 30 years of management, customer relationship and technology experience to his new role as president. As an active member of several corrugated industry associations – including TAPPI, FBA and AICC – Kyger spends considerable time ensuring that SUN meets all the corrugated needs of today as well as the future.
“Chris has effectively applied his cross-organizational experiences to help him successfully and quickly enlist the loyalty and trust of his Senior Leadership team and employees worldwide,” said Ronald O. Rauschart, Chairman of the Board of SUN Automation Group. “Coupled with his strong integrity, loyalty and honesty, the board is confident in his abilities to lead and drive continued growth for SUN.” SUN Automation Group is a global industry leader that provides corrugated box plants with innovative equipment for feeding, printing and converting. Its products are proven solutions for increasing production, efficiency and profitability. With 24/7 on-site technical support, SUN Automation has service centres worldwide.