tna ( has announced the appointment of Steven Wolfe as new general manager for North America. Based out of tna’s Dallas office, Wolfe will play an integral role in supporting tna's long term growth strategies and ensure that regional food manufacturers receive the highest level of on-the-ground support.

Academically trained in business management and with over 25 years in the manufacturing industry, Wolfe has used his broad industry experience to optimize processes, reduce lead times and improve customer satisfaction at some of the country's leading manufacturing businesses. His ability to transform business operations, together with his commitment to customer service will ensure that tna’s customers will benefit from a dedicated specialist to provide them with the high quality service and innovative technology they require.

“Steven is a great addition to the tna team,” comments Michael Green, group general manager at tna. ”He's achieved some impressive results over the years. His strategic, customer-focused mind, business insights and comprehensive leadership experience will be a key asset to both our team and our customers, in particular as we’re further expanding our portfolio of start-to-finish solutions to become a single source supplier to an even wider range of industries.”

Commenting on his appointment, Wolfe says: “I'm thrilled to be joining tna as the new general manager for North America. tna’s reputation as a leading innovator with huge growth potential is well-known across the industry and I can't wait to apply my leadership style to manage and lead that growth.

Having worked in and out of the food processing industry many times over in my career, I'm excited to be once again part of such a dynamic industry. Snacking habits across the world are starting to shift. The days of “the bigger the better” are numbered and food manufacturers have started to look at healthier alternatives and reduced portion sizes. tna’s vast portfolio of integrated food processing and packaging equipment is well-positioned to cater to the needs of this changing market. I have no doubt that our future innovations will continue to lead the market as this shift continues.”