George W. Geyer has been appointed vice president of Resource Management and Administration of the Upper Peninsula Shipbuilding Company (UPSCO). UPSCO's facility in Ontonagon, Mich., specializes in the construction of tugs, barges, drydocks, and ships or other steel fabrication work.
F. Robert Black, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Moran Transportation Industries, Inc., announces the relocation of his office to Houston, where he will be directing the majority of his attention to strategic affairs and corporate expansion to Los Angeles and New Orleans.
Carl M. Albero, president and chief executive officer of American Systems Engineering Corporation (AmSEC), has announced the appointment of Gary L. Weerts to the position of senior program manager, in recognition of his contributions to the firm as a senior manager.
W.L. (Lynn) Nelson, managing director of Butterworth Systems (UK) Ltd., has retired after 33 years of service with that company. Succeeding him as managing director is Derek C. Denyer, who was appointed to the board of directors of Butterworth Systems (UK) Ltd.
Bultema Dock & Dredge Company has announced the appointment of Richard C. Kaminska Jr. as projects manager and Ste- ven A. Wenk as manager of administrative services. Bultema, a Muskegon, Mich.-based firm, specializes in marine-related work on the Great Lakes,
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.
Twin Disc, Incorporated, Racine, Wis., has announced the promotion of Curtis W. Nordquist to manager-product marketing, responsible for strategic development of the company's current and future domestic product line. In addition, he will supervise the
The Board of Directors for Houston Systems Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, in an executive realignment, has announced the election of the following officers: Robert B. Taylor, executive vice president; John C.H. Chan, P.E. (Ca.), CMfgE.
The competitive satellite communications market has taken an additional step toward consolidation, with Station 12 — an independent operating business owned 65 percent by KPN (Royal Dutch Telecom) and 35 percent by Telstra — leading the way having the intention of cornering the market.
James T. Traylor has been appointed general manager of Halter Marine's Chickasaw, Ala., division, according to James Steadman vice president-special assignments. Before joining Halter, Mr. Traylor had been associated with Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss.