Bob Hartwig

Bob Hartwig

Senior Consultant

Bob is a co-founder and managing director of BTS International LLC, a consulting group of highly skilled individuals providing consulting services for all aspects of the packaging machine industry with particular emphasis on the pharmaceutical market. Prior to his current position, Bob served as Senior Vice President for Rohrer North America Inc. He established this company on behalf of the Swiss parent company, Rohrer AG, to support their sales/ service and development projects in North America and was in charge of all North American Operations. Rohrer AG is manufacturer of packaging equipment for the pharmaceutical industry, specializing in Thermo and Cold forming technologies. In addition, Bob served for 11 years as North American Sales Director for Uhlmann Packaging Systems, the world leader in Thermoforming equipment supply to the Pharma Industry. With over 40 years of experience in the packaging equipment and package development area of the Pharma industry, he has been responsible for: designing, specifying (technical and commercial), buying, selling, installing complete lines, partial and complete project management, turnkey lines, and development of prototype machines. During his career, he has installed over 200 packaging lines (over 120 of them blister lines) and has worked with a myriad of US and Foreign firms on packaging line development, specification, and installations.

Bob received a Bachelors of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology, a Masters in Business Administration (Finance) from Farleigh Dickinson University, and holds Professional Engineering licenses in New Jersey and New York.




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