Freightliner names manager for N.C. manufacturing plant

Freightliner has named Bob Pacillas manager of the company’s Cleveland, N.C., truck manufacturing plant. Pacillas will be responsible for all plant operations including production, quality, materials, facilities engineering, human resources and maintenance. He will report to Alan Mayne, general manager of manufacturing operations for Freightliner. Pacillas has worked for Freightliner for 36 years, most recently as manager of the company’s Gastonia, N.C., parts manufacturing plant. He was director of production at the Cleveland plant from 1989 to 2003. Pacillas succeeds John Stevenson, who is now president of Freightliner’s American LaFrance subsidiary.