Plainfield, Indiana - Jeco Plastic Products--designer and manufacturer of plastic pallets and containers for the worldwide printing and automotive industries since 1973, has named Kent Anderson as President, effective June 27. Prior to joining Jeco, Anderson was Vice President of Business Development at the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, and Executive Director of the Columbus (Indiana) Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. He has held manufacturing executive positions at Georg Utz and Audi. An engineering graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he also holds a Master of International Business Studies from the University of South Carolina. Anderson has four combat tours, most recently Iraqi Freedom in 2008 with the 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Indiana National Guard.
Announcing the appointment, Jeco CEO Craig Carson commented: "Kent Anderson brings Jeco a wealth of domestic and overseas manufacturing experience, as well as demonstrated leadership in positions around the world. He is well qualified to lead the company as we maintain our strong positions in the printing and automotive industries, and develop our modern plastic thermoforming technology. He is a welcome addition to the Jeco staff."