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Leadership with Experience

The General Films management team has over 100 years of combined experience delivering innovative flexible film and packaging products that help our clients overcome their application challenges. Our managers believe in leading by example and take a hands-on approach that both our employees and our clients appreciate.

Tim Weikert, President

Tim is the second generation of Weikerts to run our company. He has worked in all aspects of the business for over three decades and oversees the development of corporate and product marketing strategies, and is involved in finance management. He has a BA in Marketing and a BS in Industrial Management.

Tom Granata, Vice President of Sales

Tom has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience and is responsible for the three divisions of General Films: Flexible Packaging, Bag-In-Box Systems, and Industrial Packaging. His duties range from strategy and planning to development of diverse sales operations. He holds a BS from Ohio University and has completed graduate work at Georgia Tech University.

Joe Sprouse, Operations Manager

Joe, a 10-yr veteran of the US Army, has over 20 years of operations management experience, in addition to 10+ years of sales / marketing experience. As Operations Manager, Joe is responsible for the extrusion, maintenance, purchasing and traffic departments. He has a BS in Business from the University of Alaska. 

Nicole Hutson, Human Resources Director

Nicole has 15 years in the flexible packaging business.  Focusing on the HR field over the last dozen years, she holds a Professional in Human Resources Certification, a BA in Psychology from Wright State University, and an MBA from Urbana University.