New president brings over a decade of experience to Woodstock, Ill.-based specialty paper and print products supply company
Gopal Iyengar, a veteran of the paper and packaging industry with 12 years of operations, management, financial and technical consulting experience, has been named president of Guys E. Paper, LLC, a Woodstock, IL-based paper supply company specializing in carbonless paper and custom perforation services.
Iyengar’s experience includes a wide array of manufacturing operations and product development roles with a focus on strategic planning, innovation and lean management.
At Guys E. Paper, he will oversee the company’s continued growth as a supplier of specialty papers and supplies for the printing industry, especially in the high-demand areas of medical and food industry print needs.
Tackling a Growing Market for Medical & Food Industry Print Needs
Iyengar says consolidation is an ongoing challenge in the print industry but the growth opportunities remain for companies that can innovate and take advantage of complementary markets and specialty products.
“Print is not going away,” Iyengar said. “Digital has captured many print areas but people still need paper. The industry will continue to grow, especially in critical specialty areas like medical and food production.”
Iyengar’s deep expertise in marketing and growth strategies for small business holds tremendous value for Guy’s E. Paper and its customer base of small and midsize print businesses as well as the many internal print departments who rely on the company for a wide array of customized printing solutions.
Expertise in Strategy, Consulting and Business Development for Paper Products
“Gopal’s deep industry experience adds another layer of expertise that will enable us to expand further on the solutions we provide to our print industry customers,” said Guys E. Paper CEO and founder Guy Spinelli.
Iyengar has a dozen years of direct operations and people-centric lean management experience and has served in roles that include five years as global technology development manager for Stora Enso, five years as business innovations manager at NewPage Corporation, and five years in various roles for Consolidated Papers, Inc.
Iyengar has also served in numerous business development, sales and strategy and technical consulting roles, most recently as a senior consultant for Fisher International Inc.
He holds an MBA with an emphasis on finance from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and an M.S. from Western Michigan University in Chemical Engineering and Paper.
About Guys E. Paper
Specialty paper boosts profits and adds value to jobs for printers and in-plant print shops. Guys E. Paper offers the country’s widest selection of high-quality specialty paper products. This includes carbonless, coated, uncoated, opaque, colored, neon, fluorescent, pressure sensitive, security, synthetic, and vellum bristol paper used for digital, inkjet, web, and offset printing (including folio and wide format sizes). All paper supplied can be customized to your needs with perforation, punching and collating, is guaranteed to arrive without damage and carries a 10-year quality guarantee. Dye sublimation heat transfer paper rolls and paper converting services are also available.