PMG Holding GmbH, head quartered in Füssen, Germany, has announced that Josep Planas has been appointed President and CEO of PMG Indiana Corporation. It was stated that Ron Krause, the former President of PMG Indiana Corp., will resume new responsibilities within the PMG group.
Planas has held various positions in the Powder Metallurgy industry and within the PMG group. He has worked as head of manufacturing and COO at PMG Polmetasa S.A.U. as well as being responsible for several successful technology transfer projects and a number of complex new launches of production lines within the PMG group.
In the US, PMG is currently investing around $23 million to build a second manufacturing facility on its 40 acre campus in Columbus, Indiana. Planas’ wide experience within the PMG group will help him to realise the planned expansion project successfully, the company stated.