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Kirk Winstead Appointed as President of TRIA America

We are pleased and honoured to announce that as of today, Kirk J. Winstead is the new President of TRIA America.

Charlotte, NC – June 2024 – TRIA America, a premier provider of size-reduction solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirk J. Winstead as its new President.
Winstead joins the company with an extensive background in the size-reduction industry.

I am thrilled to join TRIA America, a company I have long admired for its dedication to its customers, quality and innovation,” said Winstead. “The family ownership and the strong values that TRIA upholds are commendable and align perfectly with my own professional principles. I am excited to contribute to the continued success and growth of TRIA America and to work with such a talented team.”

Winstead’s career spans over thirty-eight years in the plastics auxiliary equipment industry, with twenty-seven focused in size-reduction, where he has demonstrated exceptional leadership and expertise. His journey includes significant contributions in various capacities, most recently as CEO of Piovan Group – N. America where he led the company to record sales and profit performance. Prior to that he was CEO of IPEG Group and CEO of Rapid Granulator Group dating back to 2010.  His deep understanding of the industry and experience will be instrumental in driving TRIA America forward.

We are delighted to welcome Kirk to the TRIA family,” said Stefano Venturelli, General Manager of TRIA Group. “His extensive experience and proven track record in the size-reduction industry make him the ideal leader to guide our American company into the future. We are confident that his leadership will bring new perspectives and drive further innovation, enhancing our ability to serve our customers and strengthen our market position.”

TRIA America has been at the forefront of providing cutting-edge size-reduction solutions for the plastic industry, known for their commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. With Winstead at the helm, the company looks forward to continuing its legacy of delivering high-quality products and services while expanding its footprint across North America.