UltraSource LLC Selects Chris Isom as New CEO

Kansas City, MO – (July 1, 2019) – UltraSource LLC has chosen Chris Isom as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer. “Isom is an outstanding leader with a distinguished education and professional background. After a comprehensive search process, our Board of Directors and Leadership Team are thrilled to have found the right person to lead our growing company,” said John Starr, Owner and Chairman of the Board. “Chris has a proven track record of success in producing innovative solutions for customers while optimizing business operations and manufacturing.”

“Chris is the best choice among the highly qualified candidates we evaluated,” said Scott Nord, UltraSource LLC Chief Financial Officer. “We sought someone that could elevate the innovative development of our leading packaging, labeling, and processing equipment lines, most of which we manufacture right here in Kansas City, MO. With Chris’s Midwestern roots, engineering education, and proven business acumen, he is the right person for the job.”

Isom holds a bachelor’s of science in chemical engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla and an MBA from the University of West Florida in Pensacola. Chris is joining UltraSource from the North American division of Schenck Process where he served 8 years as a Vice President and General Manager. Schenck Process is a leader of solutions in pneumatic conveying, air filtration, and weighing/feeding in material handling across the food, pet food, chemicals, and plastic industries. Prior to working at Schenck, Chris held leadership positions at John Zink Company

and Sulzer Chemtech in Tulsa, OK, and Koch Industries in Wichita, KS.

“I’m honored and appreciative for the opportunity to lead such a robust company with a storied history dating back to 1883.” said Isom. “I am excited to help grow the UltraSource supplies, equipment, and parts businesses and work with incredible customers and communities across the U.S. and throughout the world.”

You can meet Chris at upcoming industry tradeshows including AAMP, Pack Expo, and Process Expo.

About UltraSource:

Since 1883 UltraSource LLC has served the processing, packaging and labeling equipment, parts and supplies needs of thousands of companies worldwide in the meat and poultry, seafood, produce, dairy and other industries. UltraSource has been selected twice as the American Association Meat Processors as Supplier of the Year and was recognized as a Technology Award Finalist at the 2018 Packaging Expo for its innovation Mammoth® rollstock packaging machine. UltraSource manufactures equipment and parts in its Kansas City, Missouri headquarters including Ultravac® vacuum chamber sealers, BullDog®, Bison®, and Mammoth® rollstock packaging machines, MatrixTM crossweb labelers, Rhino® food tray sealers, and Grand Prize 3® Smokehouses. Additionally, UltraSource is the exclusive distributor for Frey Vacuum stuffers, Mauting Smokehouses, Cliptechnik Clippers, and Inject-Star injectors and tumblers. UltraSource offers complete solutions and service at an incredible value. Whether it’s kill floor, further processing, vacuum and modified atmosphere packaging, the comprehensive offerings of UltraSource enables it to custom tailor equipment, parts, and supplies solutions to meet the production line objectives, labor goals, budget constraints and growth plans of customers. Visit www.UltraSourceUSA.com for more information.

For media inquiries, contact Pat Brune, Sr. Marketing Manager, at 816-360-2081 or pat.brune@ultrasourceusa.com.