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process equipment company executive

John Leland Platner, American process equipment company executive. Registered professional engineer, Wisconsin. Served to captain United States Air Force, 1954-1957. Member American Mining Congress (board governors manufacturers division), American Management Association, American Southern Mechanical Engineers, Society Mining Engineers.

Background

Platner, John Leland was born on October 13, 1932 in Palmyra, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Lyle K. and Irma Amelia (Mundshau) Platner.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1954; postgraduate, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Career

Corporation vice president, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1976-1988; vice president strategic planning and business development, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1982-1983; vice president technical, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1983-1984; president Allis. Chalmers Energy and Minerals Company, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1984-1988; president Allis-Chalmers Solids Process Equipment Company, Allis-Chalmers Corporation, Milwaukee, 1986-1988; president, Boliden Allis, Inc., Milwaukee, 1988-1990; president, Svedala Inc., Milwaukee, since 1991; also board directors, Svedala Inc., Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Wisconsin.

Membership

Served to captain United States Air Force, 1954-1957. Member American Mining Congress (board governors manufacturers division), American Management Association, American Southern Mechanical Engineers, Society Mining Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: commercial instrument pilot.

Connections

Son of Lyle K. and Irma Amelia (Mundshau) P. m. Mary Lois Singer, June 19, 1954. Children: Teresa Ann, Karen Jean, Susan Marie, Thomas Charles, Jean Marie, Patricia Annual.

father:
Lyle K. Platner

mother:
Irma Amelia (Mundshau) Platner

spouse:
Mary Lois Singer

child:
Thomas Charles Platner

child:
Karen Jean Platner

child:
Susan Marie Platner

child:
Patricia Annual Platner

child:
Jean Marie Platner

child:
Teresa Ann Platner