Engineering Solutions Since 1887

Galland Henning Nopak, Inc. has been a pioneer in manufacturing since 1887. As a privately-held, fourth-generation family business, Galland Henning Nopak is the world’s most experienced manufacturer of high-density balers and hydraulic and pneumatic valves and cylinders. The company is a member of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and a founding member of the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA). Leveraging over a century of proven engineering expertise, Galland Henning Nopak offers robust, custom-engineered solutions, delivered with exceptional customer service from America’s Midwest.

We are first in manufacturing, with products engineered to last.

Management Team

Matt Tanke – Vice President of Sales

Matt joined GHN in February 2015 with over 15 years of sales experience across multiple industries. Matt is responsible for all sales and marketing initiatives across both the Galland Henning and Nopak product lines. Working closely with our targeted distribution network for the Nopak product line, Matt develops and monitors targeted campaigns to ensure the best results and customer service for our distributors. Matt also works with our global partners on both the Nopak and Galland Henning product lines to ensure world class service and support.

Matt has successfully completed multiple fluid power educational programs at MSOE and the University of Minnesota. Matt is dedicated to the quality, service and experience our customers receive when doing business with Galland Henning Nopak.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI.

Sudarshan Sharma – Chief Engineer

Sudarshan brings 22 years of experience in mechanical engineering management, design and development of mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders as Chief Engineer of GHN. Sudarashan is responsible for all aspects of engineering, including product design and development.

Sudarshan’s was most recently an Engineering Manager at The Oilgear Company. Sudarshan has held various engineering positions at Eaton, Westcraft Manufacturing Inc. and T.J. Brooks Company.

Sudarshan holds a Master of Engineering Management degree from Duke University and a M.S., Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Sudarshan also holds licenses as: Licensed Professional Engineer, Texas Board of Professional Engineers (2005); Facility Operating Engineer Third Class (2015); Certified Associate in Project Management (2009-2014).


Interested in learning more?

Are you wanting to learn more about Galland Henning Nopak? Our amazing support team is here to answer any question you may have about our industrial baler equipment or Nopak fluid power products. Feel free to give us a call at (414) 645-6000, or send us an email at [email protected].