In Memorial – 1997 NJPEC President Fred Rimmele

Frederick C. Rimmele, Jr. Frederick C. Rimmele, Jr., 79, of Brielle passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Weill Cornell in New York, with his wife and daughter by his side. He was born in Newark and raised in Newark, Montclair and Manasquan. Fred was a graduate of St. Benedict’s Preparatory School and Boston…

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Where are They Now – Daniela Cruz

NJPEC Scholarship Winner Daniela Cruz, Interviewed by NJPEC President Jesse Fischbein JF: Hi Daniela, thanks for taking the time to speak with me on behalf of NJPEC.  Tell us about yourself—your name, education and major, and current job (company and title). DC: My name is Daniela Cruz. I graduated from Rutgers University, class of 2021,…

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Where are They Now? – Ryan Bieth

NJPEC Scholarship Winner Ryan Bieth, Interviewed by NJPEC Board Member Matt Cassano MC: Introduce yourself. Where did you go to school? What was your major? What are you doing now? RB: My name is Ryan Bieth. I graduated in 2020 from Michigan State, School of Packaging with a BS in Packaging Science. In October 2020,…

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Where are They Now? – Andrea Longacre

NJPEC Scholarship Winner Andrea Longacre, Interviewed by Membership & Sponsorship Chair Tara Utain We recently sat down with former NJPEC scholarship winner, Andrea Longacre, and talked about her journey to getting where she is today. A driven and ambitious individual, Andrea is a 2020 graduate of Clemson University in South Carolina. When she began in…

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In Memorial – 2007 NJPEC Past President Gloria Schlesinger

Former NJPEC President (2007) Gloria Schlesinger recently passed away at the age of 74. Gloria resided in New Jersey and was a Personal Care and Cosmetic Packaging Consultant for many years before her retirement in 2011. Gloria began her career in the Packaging industry at Braun, where she worked 16 years. Afterwards she spent nearly…

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Where Are They Now? – Fanoula Dimarhos

Our first interview of 2022 is with 2021 Rutgers Graduate and NJPEC Scholarship winner Fanoula Dimarhos, being interview by NJPEC Vice President, Kristyn Shaner. KS: Introduce yourself. Where do you go to school? What was your major? What are you doing now? FD: My name is Fanoula Dimarhos and I graduated in 2021 from Rutgers…

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In Memorial – NJPEC Hall of Fame Inductee: Augustus ‘Gus’ Lushington Davis III

Augustus Lushington Davis, III, ‘Gus,’ passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022, at his home in The Regency Monroe Twp.  He was 71 years old.  Gus was born in Philadelphia, PA, graduated from Moorestown High School in 1968 and furthered his education at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC.  Gus worked in beauty packaging and supply chain for…

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Meet the Board: Evan Fischbein

Our newest Blog series we will be focusing on our hard working NJPEC Board Members. Each of these members volunteers their time to help keep this organization going. Our hope in this series is that you’ll learn a little more about who they are! Evan Fischbein, Scholarship Chair How long have you been active on…

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Meet the Board: Steve Fischbein

Our newest Blog series we will be focusing on our hard working NJPEC Board Members. Each of these members volunteers their time to help keep this organization going. Our hope in this series is that you’ll learn a little more about who they are! Steve Fischbein, Past President & Trustee How long have you been…

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In Memorial – 2021

The NJPEC community morns in the loss of 4 of our long-time members: Tom F. Leahey Jr., Linda Buck, Don Kane and Matt Greco. We’d like to take this moment to honor them. Tom F. Leahey Jr. – Written by immediate family members Cosmetic Packaging Executive, Fisherman and Grandfather Extraordinaire Thomas F. Leahey Jr., age…

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