A & B Industries

Levingston Launches U.S.-Flag Bulk Carrier 'Pride Of Texas'

Levingston Shipbuilding Company recently launched the motor vessel Pride of Texas at its Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 36,000-dwt dry bulk carrier was christened by Mrs. Valerie Nemirow, wife of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Samuel B.

 

Smith Appointed Senior Vice President For American Steamship

Ned A. Smith has been promoted to senior vice president of American Steamship Company (ASC) of Buffalo, N.Y. The announcement was made by ASC's president and CEO, D. Ward Fuller. Mr. Smith will continue to be responsible for all marketing and sales

St. Louis Ship Lays Keel For First Peavey Towboat

With visiting dignitaries present, St. Louis Ship recently laid the keel for the first of two towboats f o r Peavey Company of Minneapolis. The 6,000-bhp towboats, 170 feet by 45 f e e t by 11 feet, will push grain barges between Cairo, 111., and New Orleans.

Worthington Engineered Pump Division Names Kenneth McGuckin VP

Kenneth J. McGuckin, Taneytown, Md., has been promoted to the position of vice president of the Engineered Pump Division of Worthington Pump Corporation. He will be responsible for the operations of both the Harrison, N.J., and Taneytown manufacturing and marketing operations.

Yamazaki New President Of Sumitomo Machinery

Nick Yamazaki, formerly vice president and chief operating officer of Sumitomo Machinery Corp. of America, Teterboro, N.J., has been promoted to president and chief executive officer. Mr. Yamazaki replaces Takashi Fuji, Sumitomo Machinery president for the past two years,

Ogden Completes Sale Of Avondale Industries Common Stock

Ralph B. Ablon, chairman of Ogden Corporation, has announced that Ogden recently completed the sale of Avondale Industries, Inc. common stock to the Avondale Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), in accordance with the plan announced in July this year.

MarAd To Host Fleet Management Conference April 25-27 In Chicago

The Maritime Administration will host the 1984 Fleet Management Technology Conference at the Sheraton Plaza Hotel in Chicago, 111., April 25-27, 1984. It will be the fifth annual conference of the FMT Program, which has been established to improve productivity,

Bird-Johnson Appoints Richard E. McGinnis A Trustee And Director

Richard E. McGinnis, corporate vice president of TRW Inc. and general manager of TRW's United- Carr Divisions in Burlington, Mass., has been elected a director and trustee of Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass. Howard Scott, chairman and chief executive officer of Bird- Johnson,

Wiley And Clyde Iron Now Division Of AMCA Int'l —AMCA Sales $100 Million

Having achieved the $100-million sales mark in less than three years, Dombrico, Inc. has moved its corporate headquarters to 10 Allen Street, Hanover, >N.H. 03755, changed its name to AMCA International Corporation, and announced its intention to

Devoe Marine And Devoe Napko Coatings Divisions Merge As Devoe Coatings Company

Grow Group, Inc. of New York, N.Y., recently announced the merger of Devoe Marine Coatings Co. Division and Devoe Napko Protective Coatings Division. The new company will be known as Devoe Coatings Company. In making the announcement at a meeting of 150 Devoe sales representatives, Joseph M.

 
 
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