Garlock Names New CEO

Garlock Printing and Converting recently named Jim Squatrito as the new CEO.

Squatrito succeeds Pete Garlock, who is retiring but will continue to serve on the board of directors.

Garlock is a manufacturer of flexible packaging for the food and personal care markets. The company has two facilities: Gardner, Massachusetts, and Reno, Nevada. Earlier this year, the company received an investment from Astara Capital Partners, a middle market investment firm.

Squatrito has decades of leadership experience across a range of industries, including flexible packaging, the company says in a news release. Most recently, he served as president of Summit Packaging Solutions, a contract packaging provider serving large, multinational brands. Prior to Summit, he was CEO of Oracle Packaging, a private-equity-backed manufacturer of flexible packaging materials for the healthcare, food and beverage, and industrial markets.