Custom Thermoformed Packaging and Products

T.O. Plastics’ Sales Team

Each of T.O. Plastics’ Custom Solutions sales representatives offers extensive experience and technical expertise in developing and manufacturing custom thermoformed plastic parts, including medical, industrial and recreational products.

CUSTOM SOLUTIONS SALES TEAM

HORTICULTURE SALES TEAM


Meet our Customs Solutions sales team:

Kevin Leen
Regional Sales Manager

Kevin has over 35 years of experience with custom thermoformed plastic parts (thin & heavy gauge). Working as a Custom Sales Rep for the past 23 years, his focus has been on custom medical and electronics packaging. He is very familiar with all thermoforming capabilities of the company and works closely with all departments to make sure customers' requirements are met.
 

Jon Palmeri
Business Development Leader

Jon Palmeri is the Business Development Leader at T.O. Plastics, responsible for managing and growing T.O.’s custom manufacturing solutions across the U.S.  As one of the Top Thermoforming companies in the country, his focus will be to increase market share by growth in the following industries: Custom Medical Packaging & Medical Equipment, Automotive, Agricultural/Construction, Mass Transit, Aerospace & Aviation, Retail Packaging, Recreational Equipment, Dunnage & Containers.  Jon’s work ethic, integrity, passion and follow-through have been the driving force behind his strong client relationships and success. Jon started with the T.O. Plastics team in May of 2017.  He has 10 years in selling custom manufacturing solutions.  He was the VP of Sales at a Custom Manufacturing Rep Group which specialized in selling Custom Injection Molded components, CNC Machined/Turned parts, Castings/Forgings, Thermoformed/Fluid Formed parts, Cables and 3D printed components.


 


Meet Our Horticultural Sales Staff

T.O. Plastics also is served by an equally talented and dedicated sales team for our custom thermoformed horticulture products.  They have helped growers across the country improving their growing operations with custom solutions to their needs.
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Doug Laubenstein | (218) 280-0741

National Sales and Strategic Business Development Manager


Northwest Region

Contact Doug at (218) 280-0741


Noel Yan | (949) 751-8151

Southwest Regional Sales Representative


Robert Forte | (903) 556-3240

South Central Regional Sales Representative


Joshua Dupuis | (704) 995-5986

Southeast Regional Sales Representative


James Rowley | (302) 530-6654

Northeast Regional Sales Representative

Leigh Ann Johnson | (636) 312-0476

Central Regional Sales Representative


Jared Rusch | (414) 517-9864

Great Lakes Regional Sales Representative


Doug Laubenstein – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
National Sales and Strategic Business Development Manager | (218) 280-0741
Doug has been involved in the horticultural industry for the past 30 years at the distribution and manufacturing level. He owned and operated his own greenhouse business for twelve years which has provided him with the knowledge and the experience that can guide others in the horticultural field. As the National Sales and Strategic Business Development Manager for T.O. Plastics, Doug possesses a good vision both short term and long term for the success of T.O. Plastics' horticultural division. He is responsible for T.O. Plastics strategic growth within the horticultural markets which includes Mexico, Canada, and the United States. With his experience, knowledge, and drive for success within the horticultural industry and understanding customers’ growth and challenges, Doug will research to provide a solution that is mutually beneficial to our customer’s growth. He exhibits excellent core values and is widely respected in the horticultural industry.

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Robert Forte – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
South Central Regional Sales Representative | (903) 556-3240
Robert Forte has been involved in the horticultural industry since 1989. Robert spent 19 years in sales and sales management with what is now one of the largest distributors in the country. He is an Arkansas native that has an intimate knowledge of the horticultural distribution industry, and he represents T.O. Plastics in the Mid-South region. Robert is a goal and team oriented person that thrives on building strong, long-term customer relationships.

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Joshua Dupuis – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Southeast Regional Sales Representative | (704) 995-5986
Josh brings over 29 years of experience in the green industry to T.O. Plastics. He began his career with a production greenhouse located in Southeastern Massachusetts. He graduated in 1996 from Montana State University in Bozeman with a degree in Horticulture. Josh then spent 15 years purchasing and selling green goods throughout the South East Region. His most recent position prior to joining T.O. Plastics was Director of Sales and Customer Service for an Ecommerce business which sold unique specialty plants throughout the continental US. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina and is excited to bring his creative approach along with industry expertise to service T.O. Plastics customers.

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Jared Rusch – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Great Lakes Regional Sales Representative | (414) 517-9864
Jared has been involved in the horticulture industry at the distribution level for more than 10 years. As a youth, his interest in horticulture began while helping on the family farm and working in the fields for a hybrid seed farm in his hometown. His breadth of industry product knowledge helps give him a keen insight on how to best meet his customers’ needs.

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Leigh Ann Johnson – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Central Regional Sales Representative | (636) 312-0476
Leigh Ann received her Bachelor of Science degree in Plant Science with an emphasis in Landscape Design from Mizzou, she has worked in the horticulture industry for 15 years. Leigh Ann started working in a local nursery/garden center and fell in love with the industry. After graduation, Leigh Ann became a landscape designer prior to joining Hummert International. During her 6 years with Hummert International, she filled many positions starting with inside sales and advanced to National Sales Manager, Marketing Manager, and was on the board of directors.

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Noel Yan – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Southwest Regional Sales Represenative | (949) 751-8151
Noel Yan has worked in the horticultural industry for the last 27 years with an emphasis on sales and sales management. He has had the pleasure working for some of the largest wholesale nurseries in California which have given him first hand experiences in production, propagation, operations, product development, sales and marketing as well as national key accounts. He has been responsible for selling young plant and finished plant programs to wholesale and commercial growers (horticultural/agricultural) in the Western US and has developed relationships with plant breeders from every continent. His most recent responsibilities were with a regional hard goods distributor with an emphasis on containers, media, film and greenhouse structures. Noel feels that the customer deserves our utmost respect and strives to make sure that he is offering the best solutions with the highest quality products available.

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James Rowley – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Northeast Regional Sales Representative | (302) 530-6654
James has been a part of the professional horticultural industry for the last 23 years in both the Midwest and Northeast areas of United States. A Texas native, he spent his childhood and youth working with his grandparents and parents at both of their greenhouse and nursery operations before joining one of the largest distributors after college where he majored in Marketing and Finance at Sam Houston State University. He specializes in sales with an emphasis in product line expansion and new business creation. Most recently, his responsibilities were sales and distributor management for the leading peat moss and media company on the east coast. Currently residing in Delaware, James is excited to join the T.O. Plastics team.

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