Zack Leimkuehler is the Director of Product and Business Development for Expera Specialty Solutions, North America’s largest specialty paper manufacturer headquartered in Wisconsin. Zack and his team lead the product development efforts for Expera with a particular focus on improving food packaging papers. Specifically the team has furthered the development of non-fluorinated grease resistant papers with Expera’s line of FluoroFree® products. Zack has also been involved with several collaborative efforts to help raise the awareness for the potential alternatives that exist in specialty paper and food packaging applications, with the goal of educating the supply chain on presenting options for brand owners to meet food safety goals.
Zack has been with Expera for 17 years and has held positions in Manufacturing, Marketing, and Product Development. Zack is a Paper Science Engineering Graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.