Voith Paper’s Jeff Berg named Chair of Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance Board of Directors

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APPLETON, Wis. (Jan. 10, 2024) – Voith, a global technology company located in 60 countries and with several locations in Wisconsin, is proud to announce the appointment of Jeff Berg, Vice President Operations, Voith Paper Fabric & Roll Systems North America, as Chair of the Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance Board of Directors.

“Manufacturing is an in-demand industry that offers strong careers and is important to communities throughout Wisconsin,” said Berg. “I’m honored to be appointed to this leadership position and I look forward to working with Alliance members to increase awareness of the strong opportunities that a career in manufacturing offers.”

Berg was elected to a one-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2024. In this role, he will lead the Board of Directors; set a vision for the organization; be the voice of manufacturers to the community; serve as a source of industry information for the media and the public; and will support the Alliance’s events and meetings.

Ann Franz, Executive Director for the NEW Manufacturing Alliance (Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance) stated, “Jeff has been a very insightful member of the Board and I am excited to have him lead in 2024.”Voith Paper is the full-line supplier to the paper industry and has locations in Appleton, Wis., which serves as the company’s North America headquarters; De Pere, Wis.; Green Bay, Wis.; and Neenah, Wis.

About the Voith GroupThe Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 22,000 employees, sales of $5.8 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

The Group Division Voith Paper is part of the Voith Group. As the full-line supplier to the paper industry, it provides the largest range of technologies, services and products on the market and offers paper manufacturers holistic solutions from a single source. The company’s continuous stream of innovations facilitates resource-conserving production and helps customers minimize their carbon footprint. With its leading automation products and digitalization solutions from the Papermaking 4.0 portfolio, Voith offers its customers state-of-the-art digital technologies to improve plant availability and efficiency for all sections of the production process. www.voith.com

About the Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance BoardThe Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance (NEW Manufacturing Alliance) is a group of manufacturers, working with educators, workforce development, chambers of commerce, and state organizations to promote manufacturing in the Northeast Wisconsin region. The Vision of the Alliance is that every northeast Wisconsin manufacturer will find the talent it needs.