Creating a better future for BW Container Systems team members is Pete Carlson’s primary goal. As President of BW Container Systems, Pete leads the development and implementation of the company’s Vision that balances organizational needs with team member development. “I am passionate about building and growing effective teams and providing growth for our team members.” Pete’s diverse background prepared him to effectively lead the BW Container Systems Global organization. With an extensive background in Procurement, Supply Chain, Sales, Customer Service and Aftermarket, Pete has held numerous leadership roles both inside as well as outside of the Barry-Wehmiller organization. His diverse background includes stints in several industries including telecom, food service and HVAC, where he helped run his family’s business.
Pete came to Barry-Wehmiller as part of the company’s acquisition of Fleetwood Systems in 2005, where he was made Director of Supply Chain, after having led Procurement for Fleetwood from 2003-05. In 2007, Pete was named Vice President of the company and has served as a member of the BW Container Systems Executive Leadership team since that time. Pete has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to lead highly functioning teams and deliver business growth in strategic areas of the business. Under his leadership, Customer Service, Aftermarket, Robotics and non-beverage sales have all seen exponential growth.
Pete has a Bachelor’s of Business Degree from Western Illinois University and is based in Romeoville, IL. Pete, his wife Michelle and their four children reside in the Chicago area where he has been a life-long resident.
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