James Aprile has joined bottle screen printers Universal Packaging as vice president – quality systems. Prior to joining the company in early December, he spent 15 years with Gallo Wine Co. and Gallo Glass Co., gaining experience in numerous departments, including quality control, LEAN Six Sigma, supply chain, and plant operations.

Said Universal President/CEO Steve Pelkey at the time of the announcement, “[James] has tremendous glass industry experience, and his knowledge of how to roll out continuous improvements initiatives will benefit UPI and our customers alike.”