Highlights: Over 35 years of experience in the flexible packaging industry. Holding positions from Plant Engineer, Production Manager, Plant Manager, General Manager, and Technical Manager. Jim is the founder and President of Innoflex Incorporated and for the last 20 years has been successfully supplying innovative flexible packaging solutions to the industry.
Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Jim has invented, patented, and successfully commercialized innovative packages and methods of manufacturing packages throughout the world. There are currently commercial applications in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, India, Brazil, Mexico, US, and Canada. Innoflex has worked very closely with packaging industry leaders, ITW/Zip-Pak and The Hudson-Sharp Machine Company. Yeager with the help of Innoflex and these industry leaders have achieved commercial success with many large food processors such as Nestle, Con-Agra, Frito-Lay, Tyson Foods, Birds Eye, as well as, success with many large retailers such as Costco, Sam’s/Walmart, Target, Kroger, Safeway, and CVS. Currently he has 33 US Patents along with numerous foreign patents. Some of his package designs have won various flexible packaging awards. Yeager’s patented pre-applied Inno-Lok technology has created a paradigm shift in the utilization of the Form, Fill, & Seal process. There are currently more than a billion packages per year being produced that utilize Yeager’s patents.