Burns has spent close to 25 years within the converting business, and 22 of those years have been with the same organization. He took over his current position in April 2006. Through the integration of three newly acquired companies, he has managed the development of the Release Liner Segment from the original plant in Raubling, Germany, to the current organization of two plants in the US and five plants in Europe.
“Neil Burns truly stands out as a pioneer who has helped grow the industry and shape the market by introducing innovative solutions and management practices,” says CMM International Editorial/Conference Director Keith Hevenor. “It is a privilege to recognize someone who has had such an impact on converting and we are honored that he has accepted our invitation to deliver the keynote address.”