Mactac® recently introduced Nick Savelieff as its vice president of operations. With more than 20 years of experience in the plastics and pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) industries in a variety of roles within supply chain, operations, and sales/marketing, Savelieff will lead the management of Mactac’s North American coating facilities and distribution centers. He will also oversee Mactac’s corporate engineering department.

In his role, Mactac reports that Savelieff will champion manufacturing excellence and drive a continuous improvement culture across its production facilities. Among his primary responsibilities are workplace safety and environmental compliance, strategic operations planning, manufacturing performance and productivity, and asset management and planning.

“We are excited to have Nick as a member of the Mactac/LINTEC team,” said Ed LaForge, CEO and president. “As Mactac continues to grow, we are committed to ensuring operational excellence. Nick has a highly successful track record and is known for his superior leadership. His diverse background will deliver added value to our organization.”

Savelieff began his career at GE Plastics in the specialty film and sheet division, where he received his Six Sigma Black Belt Certification and was plant manager. He then held various positions within GE Plastics in both the Lexan chemical and finishing operations, including materials and logistics and quality manager, as well as various plant manager assignments. He was most recently employed by Avery Dennison, where he held various roles in the company’s label and graphics material business as plant manager, director of quality, and global account director.

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