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Meet Christopher Shelton, President of Pacific

Christopher Shelton, President

For Immediate Release: April 8th 2019

Christopher Shelton appointed President of Pacific Press Technologies

MT. CARMEL, ILLINOIS- Right Lane Industries CEO Eric Mara announced today that he has appointed Christopher Shelton as President of Pacific Press Technologies (PPT) effective immediately. Shelton will replace Tim Johnson, who has been appointed Corporate Finance Manager for Right Lane Industries effective immediately as well.

Shelton previously held the position of Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Texas Hydraulic Holdings of Temple, Texas. “As Pacific Press Technologies (PPT) continues to grow and evolve, there is no better person to lead the company than Christopher Shelton,” said Mara. “Chris is a respected leader with proven engineering skills, business vision and the ability to bring people together. His experience is exactly what PPT needs as the company enters its next chapter of expanded product innovation and growth.”

Shelton has a strong background in both business leadership and engineering, with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue’s School of Engineering and Technology, and an MBA from
the University of Phoenix. Throughout his career, Shelton has served as Hydraulics Engineer at Chrysler Motors Corporation, Senior Engineer and Engineer Team Lead at Caterpillar, Director/CPE Lead Engineer at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Vice President of Engineering at Diversified Product Development, and most recently Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Texas Hydraulics Holdings in Temple Texas. Right Lane and Pacific Press Technologies look forward to Shelton’s leadership.

Former Pacific Press Technologies President Tim Johnson looks forward to applying his previous leadership and strong financial background as Right Lane Industries’ new Corporate Finance Manager. Johnson holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, and has been with the Pacific Press/ Right Lane family for the last 11 years with roles of increasing responsibility, including Staff Accountant, Accounting Manager, Controller, and President. Johnson’s strengths include financial reporting and analysis, accounting systems, budgeting, and will implement these, along with his extensive experience in his new role at Right Lane Industries.

Right Lane Industries is an industrial holding company that acquires manufacturing and industrial services businesses for a permanent holding period. As a result of this permanent horizon, Right Lane businesses are able to make decisions for the long-term, resulting in collaborative customer relationships, experienced teams, and high-quality products and services. Right Lane’s existing businesses include: FENN, Pacific Press Technologies, Multipress, AB Stretch and Schlegel Specialty Products. For more information please visit