John Oliaro Appointed Vice President and General Manager of Federal Mfg.May 13, 2014
MILWAUKEE, WI ― Federal Mfg., powered by ProMach, announced today that John Oliaro has been named the division’s new Vice President and General Manager. Federal is one of the world’s leading suppliers of filling and capping packaging solutions.
“John joined Federal in 2013 as Operations Manager and this past year gave him exposure to Federal’s technology, processes, markets, and customer expectations,” said Don Cotney, President of the ProMach Bottling & Capping Business Unit. “I’ve had the opportunity to work with John for nearly 15 years, and I know that Federal will grow and prosper under his leadership.”
Prior to his move to Federal, Oliaro was Operations Manager at Fowler Products, a ProMach capping and cap handling business, where he made significant contributions to the execution of machinery projects management and on-time deliveries. He joined Fowler in 1996 as a mechanical design engineer.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA degree in Business Leadership from Brenau University. Oliaro was recognized in 2002 as the Young Engineer of the Year by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers and is a licensed Professional Engineer.
Oliaro steps into the shoes of long time Federal senior manager Frank Johanek. Johanek moves into an advisory role with ProMach’s Bottling & Capping Business Unit, which includes Federal, Fowler, and Zalkin.
“Frank will be participating in a broad range of assignments and special projects for the Bottling & Capping Business Unit,” Cotney said. “He has a lifetime of packaging industry experience. His insights and creativity will support and contribute to the business unit’s strategic growth.”
For more information about Federal, call 1-855-371-4639 or visit www.FederalMfg.com.
Federal designs, manufactures, and supports complete rotary and inline net weight filling systems for free-flowing liquids. We serve a variety of markets including food and beverage applications such as edible oils, sauces, nutritional drinks, and protein supplements, as well as other high-value retail applications including automotive lubricants and additives, household cleaners and disinfectants, personal care products, agricultural chemicals, paints, and more. Federal’s net weight filling technology is ideal for applications needing exact dosing, with non-contact filling accuracy of ± 0.1% to minimize the giveaway of valuable products. For more than 70 years, Federal fillers have been recognized worldwide for dependable performance in demanding production environments as well as for an overall low total cost of ownership.
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