VP of Operations
Fred Betzen earned his BSME and MSME degrees from Wichita State University. Fred started his career in the printing industry prior to joining Sealright, which was purchased by Huhtamaki in 1998. He has experience in engineering, plant management and is currently responsible for 18 manufacturing plants with 4000 employees. Huhtamaki is a producer of food packaging and tableware in paper, plastic and molded fiber substrates, notably the Chinet brand. The North American corporate office and a manufacturing plant is located in De Soto, Kansas.