Quala, North America’s trusted leader in IBC and bulk transportation services as well as comprehensive sustainable container solutions, announced today the appointment of Eric Amstutz as President of the IBC Division of the company effective immediately.

Bringing with him 25 years of industry experience, Eric joined Quala in 2010 with the acquisition of Manfredi Special Services in Cleveland, OH. Eric’s past experience involved the ownership and operations of Manfredi Special Services, an ISO 9001 Certified industry leader of IBC and supply chain management. Additionally, Eric has also held tank truck and operational sales leadership positions with major trucking companies including Manfredi Motor Transit and DistTech. Eric brings a clear understanding of Quala’s leading customer base and will help position the company for continued growth in the IBC business segment.

Commenting on the most recent appointment for Quala, Chief Executive Officer, Mike Bauer said, “Having worked with Eric in the past, I am confident in his skills and I know that he brings the attitude, confidence and energy to the Quala leadership team that will continue to drive the business to a new level. Eric’s appointment plays a key role in our growth strategy and I welcome him to our executive team.”

“I’m excited to head up Quala’s new IBC division and look forward to expanding the company’s IBC footprint,” Amstutz said. “The company has experienced significant growth since 2009 and I expect to see that pattern continue. This new division will be well positioned to create value for our customers and stakeholders.”

“We are extremely pleased that Eric is heading up our new IBC division,” said Terry O’Brien, President of Quala. “Having a highly accomplished professional with a proven track record of success in the IBC industry is paramount to reaching beyond our current business parameters. The outlook for Quala’s growth potential is substantial with Eric heading up this new division for the company.”