Press Release

NELMAR Appoints New President

7 13 21

TERREBONNE, Canada – July 13, 2021 — NELMAR Security Packaging Systems announced the hiring of Brian May, who has joined the organization as President, following the retirement of company founder, Neil Freder. Within this role, May will be responsible for the company’s business operations, driving its strategic growth, profitability, and top-line revenue, all while enhancing satisfaction across NELMAR’s network of customers.

“I’m excited to join the NELMAR team, where unmatched product quality, customer-centricity, and relentless innovation prevail above all else,” said May. “As President, I look forward to supporting our continued growth and ensuring that our history of providing industry-leading products and service will continue long into the future.”

May comes to NELMAR with over 28 years of experience in the packaging industry. Most recently, he served as the Managing Director of Tetra Pak (Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines), a leading food packaging manufacturer, where he led the business operations. May blends experience in general management, business development, sales, and marketing, having held several successful roles across Tetra Pak’s global offices in Sweden, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Northeast Asia, and the United States.

May will help to maintain NELMAR’s position as a worldwide authority in the tamper-evident security packaging industry, while growing its presence in new emerging markets. His unique experience will also play a critical role in providing synergistic best practices and ideas across the Balcan group, NELMAR’s parent company. “Brian has a strong track record within our industry,” stated Balcan CEO, Dano Lister. “His wealth of knowledge, collaborative leadership approach, and proven successes will help us continue the growth trajectory of our NELMAR business unit and reach segments of customers that will be sure to profit from our lineup of security packaging products.”

About NELMAR Security Packaging Systems
NELMAR has been at the forefront of the security packaging industry for over 35 years, protecting currency and assets in transit for banks, retailers, armored carriers, pharmaceutical companies, and many other industries. Its advanced tamper-evident security products are sold under the trademark names FRAUDSTOPPER™, FRAUDSTOPPER ONE™, FRAUDSTOPPER ICE™, SECUR-PAK™, MASTERCOIN™, and ARMOTAPE™.

A division of Balcan Plastics Inc., a driving force in the packaging industry, NELMAR utilizes the most advanced manufacturing technology in North America and is recognized for its unmatched product quality and customer experience. Located in a 200,000 square-foot facility, NELMAR’s technology-driven plant employs a vertically-integrated process – from extrusion and printing to conversion and distribution.

For more information, please visit or call 800.363.2283.

Media Contact
Sam Pearl
Director, Marketing & Communications
NELMAR Security Packaging Systems
800.363.2283 x318

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