MAGENTA LLC hires Ricardo Alonzo as Quality Engineer

MAGENTA LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Ricardo Alonzo to their Lockport, IL team as a Quality Engineer, effective November 12th.  His primary responsibility is supporting the company’s quality assurance and improvement objectives to ensure customer expectations are exceeded through the delivery of high-quality products. In his role, Ricardo will plan and direct activities surrounding the development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for manufacturing processes, materials, and products under ISO 9001 and SQF compliant quality systems.

Ricardo comes to MAGENTA with leadership experience in Operations, Quality Control and Assurance, most recently as the QA Manager and SQF Practitioner at VPET, USA. Ricardo obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from California Intercontinental University. His training and certifications include Six Sigma Green Belt, SQF Edition 8 Compliance and Internal Auditing, HACCP and OSHA.

Born in Chicago and raised in Puerto Rico, Ricardo proudly served in the U.S. Army for 11 years. In 2014 he returned to Illinois where he resides in Joliet Il.

“Customer satisfaction through product quality is critical to MAGENTA’s business,” stated Bryan Smith, President and CEO. “We cannot underestimate the importance of product quality and will continue to bring on great talent, like Ricardo, to support our quality initiatives. We appreciate having Ricardo on our team.”


Established in 1969, MAGENTA LLC is a family-owned provider of injection-molded products, assemblies and packaging solutions to partners who value its dedication, certifications and diverse market experience. MAGENTA’s markets include, but are not limited to, Food and Beverage, Household Products, Healthcare/Medical, Personal Care Products, Pharmaceutical and Car Care Products.

MAGENTA’s custom and stock products are proudly Made in America, from the recently-renovated headquarters just outside of Chicago, in Lockport, IL.

Having recently received SQF (Safe Quality Food) certification, MAGENTA LLC is one of the only plastic injection molding companies in the country that is both certified as Woman-Owned and has obtained SQF certification. These designations illustrate MAGENTA’s continued efforts to improve its processes and systems to better support its customers in quality and supplier diversity.