Eaton, Galesburg, Mich., appointed Shane Groner Navistar global account director. In his new role, Groner will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of global production and aftermarket sales strategies for Navistar and Caterpillar around the world.
The Association for Advancing Automation, Ann Arbor, Mich., launched a new website, a3automate.org, to engage stakeholders around the world and demonstrate to them why automation transforms business, it says.
Naperville, Ill.-based World Packaging Organization (WPO) signed an agreement with Italy-based Ipack-Ima S.p.A. to support and promote the exhibitions at East Afripack, which will take place Sept. 9-12, 2014, in Kenya, and Ipack-Ima, which will take place May 19-23, 2015, in Italy. In return, WPO will have an institutional booth at both shows and will appoint a representative in the Steering Committee of East Afripack 2014. The WPO also will host the WorldStar Ceremony at Ipack-Ima.
Greensboro, N.C.-based Volvo Trucks North America, Greensboro, N.C., announced that it has increased the work capacity of its western U.S. locations by 15 percent since January 2010, including the addition of nearly 80 truck service bays, 135 Volvo-certified technicians and nearly a 22 percent increase in parts inventory.