Colonel John Cavedo, Jr. (RET), Joins Plasan North America As Vice President Of Business Development And Program Management

January 20, 2018 | By forimmediaterele | Filed in: Press Releases.

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Plasan North America, a Michigan-based manufacturer of military armored solutions technologies, is pleased to announce that Colonel John Cavedo, Jr. (RET), is joining our company as Vice President of Business Development and Program Management. 

During his distinguished 32-year military career, Colonel Cavedo served as project manager for the U.S. Army-led Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase.  The JLTV is a game changer of next generation defense automotive technology, with more than 50,000 vehicles planned for production for the Army and USMC. 

Most recently, Colonel Cavedo served as the Chief of Staff for Program Executive Office, Combat Support and Combat Service Support, where he led staff and program managers in the execution of a $2.5B Army Acquisition Enterprise. 

Colonel Cavedo’s leadership skills and extensive military experience will add significant value to Plasan North America in our mission to provide innovative armor solutions for tactical and combat vehicles, naval armor, safety components and metal fabrication capabilities for commercial markets.

Plasan North America’s best-in-class ceramic composite armor and metal solutions are stronger and smarter. We work to produce technologies that will save the soldier’s life, minimize platform cost and maximize performance. Wherever people and equipment need protection, Plasan is the proven line of defense. To learn more about Plasan North America, our mission and our products, visit us at or call +1-616-559-0032.

Plasan North America, 3236 Wilson Drive NW, Grand Rapids, MI  49534

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