Get together@Komax: An American-style celebration of summer

Inside Komax

On Sunday, August 7, 2022, the Komax Corp NA offices of Buffalo Grove and Brookfield joined forces for an American-style celebration of summer. Several employees and their family members, enjoyed a classic US picnic. Everyone feasted on hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, cold salads, potato chips, watermelon, and ice cream.

Afterwards, everyone was able to burn a few calories while enjoying the pedal boats and the children enjoyed jump ropes, frisbees and bubbles. Komax had picked the ideal location: Independence Grove, a forest preserve in Libertyville, Illinois, is set on a gorgeous lake with miles of walking and biking trails, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and much more.

But back to the festivities: Komax' US summer bash also provided the opportunity to celebrate, a few days late, the birthday of Tim Macalpine, Managing Director of Komax USA. Which meant more delicious food (i.e., cake), as well as a rendition of “Happy Birthday”, sung by the fabulous voices of Komax NA.


Karen PlendlHuman Resources Manager

Karen Plendl has been working for Komax since 2017. She supports Komax North America and leads the HR department. Attracting and retaining talent is an important area of focus for her.

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