Lewis Shipp Named General Manager for Liberty Carton Company in Texas

Liberty Diversified International (LDI) has promoted Lewis Shipp to General Manager of its Liberty Carton Company Texas business unit.

Liberty Carton Company, a unit of the LDI family of companies, is a manufacturer of corrugated packaging and custom displays. Texas operations are centered in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, in Haltom City.

Bob Walton, LDI Vice President for Packaging South, said, “We are pleased to announce the promotion of Lewis to this new position. He is a proven strategic leader and has developed superior manufacturing management skills with LDI in other positions and locations.”

Most recently, Shipp was Director of Manufacturing in LDI paper/packaging operations in California and Mexico.

Walton said Shipp will provide leadership for Liberty Carton Company’s operations in the areas of customer satisfaction, quality management, product commercialization, financial management, sales and marketing, and plant productivity.

Shipp has nearly 30 years of experience in operations and engineering management in several industries, but with specialization in the paper/packaging industry.

He is a graduate of Auburn University’s engineering program.