Crawford Packaging Announces Andy Craig as Newest Company Shareholder
Ontario, Canada - Crawford Packaging, a leading provider of packaging equipment, supplies and services, would like to congratulate Andy Craig on becoming our most recent shareholder. Andy has been a core contributor to the Company since 1997 when he joined the Crawford team in the acquisition of L&E Paper in Barrie.
“Andy is an esteemed member of the Crawford team and embodies the values and ideals we strive to uphold,” said John Ashby, President of Crawford Packaging. “Andy’s commitment to Crawford and dedication to our clients has shown Andy to be a strong leader and influencer in the packaging industry”.
Andy graduated from Cornell University in 1987 and began his working career in the Banking Industry. After 1 year with The Bank of Montreal, Andy swung for a change of career in Florida where he played professional golf for 21 months. Andy transitioned to packaging in November of 1989 joining L&E Paper in Barrie Ontario as a field sales professional. After 5 years in sales, Andy earned the position of Sales Manager, where he began to develop his skills that allowed him to guide and manage an effective, customer minded sales force. L&E Paper was acquired by Crawford Packaging in February of 1997 where Andy steadily progressed to Director of Sales and then Vice President Sales.
Andy’s love of the packaging business derives from the industry’s ever-changing, dynamic nature. With clients having diverse sets of needs and wants, Andy and his sales team strive to develop creative, innovative packaging solutions. Andy loves the process of assessing a problem and bringing answers for the client to help drive their business to a higher level. As a shareholder, Andy will help ensure the Company continues to grow and thrive in the ever-changing marketplace.