"There is incredible opportunity for Empire/EMCO to pioneer product specific solutions for its customers," noted Gary M. Burns, President of Empire/EMCO, Inc.
"Gary's comprehensive understanding of plastics technology, sales and marketing, as well as his
passion for market success through intellectual property will greatly benefit Empire/EMCO in providing creative, innovative approaches that support service to our sales network and clients.
, a national packaging supplier which provides custom packaging solutions to its customers, recently patented its "Flip TipTM" closure.
Thriving on creating value between products and consumers, Gary has helped leading global consumer products accounts envision the future of brand innovation for over 25 years.
is a recipient of numerous accolades, awards and patents for consumer products such as Procter &Gamble's Mr. Clean ® Magic Eraser®, Crayola® No-Mess, BIC® Wite Out®, Lysol® and many others; as well as a frequent facilitator on such topics as Creative Thinking, Innovation Process, Design Strategies and Consumer Branding.