Global packaging solutions specialist, tna (, announces the appointment of Paul Irwin as regional sales manager for Australia.

Starting at tnaas an apprentice electrician, Paul is one of the longest serving members of the company’s technical team with 16 years’ experience working in Australia, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. He has accepted the position of regional sales manager which will enable him to continue tna’s commitment to its Australian customers and assist them in finding the best possible packaging and processing solutions to suit their needs.

Based in Melbourne, Australia, Paul brings a broad and exciting spectrum of knowledge to his new role, including extensive expertise in installations, maintenance management and R&D support in many of tna’s global markets and across the entire product range. Paul will be responsible for regional sales of the company’s industry-leading processing and packaging systems, including the high performance tna robag® 3ci VFFS bagger, the new tnaroflo® VM high throw vibratory conveyor and tnaroflo® HM  horizontal motion distribution systems. Paul will also advise customers on its innovative seasoning solutions, for example the tna intelli-flav® OMS 5 and tna intelli-flav® MLS systems, the highly accurate tnaintelli-flav® CLO  and tnaintelli-flav® CLS  closed-loop slurry and oiler seasoning solutions, as well as the tnaintelli-weigh® range and the tna hyper-detect® high performance metal detector.

 Commenting on the appointment, Michael Green, managing director, tna, says: “Paul’s a valuable member of the tna family and we’re excited that he is heading up our sales team in Australia. His wealth of experience, product and market knowledge and enthusiasm will be a great asset to our team enabling us to take the business forward and help us stay ahead of our customers’ needs.”