An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always
An ABS research project deflates the mystique surrounding parametric roll, a rare but dangerous phenomenon particularly threatening to containers/lips. In October 1998, a large, post- Panamax containership limped into the port of Seattle, a victim
On Tuesday, November 20, a major announcement shocked the cruise and financial industries when Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and Peter Ratcliffe, CEO of P&O Princess held a press conference in London to report that
Lance J. Melik, formerly manager- product d e v e l o p m e n t , has been promoted to the position of director of marketing for Twin Disc, Incorporated, Racine, Wise. He will be responsible for the formulation and implementation of the c o m p a n y ' s marketing strategy.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. named Jack Williams president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises. In his new role, Williams, previously president of Royal Caribbean International, will manage the day-to-day operations of both cruise lines.
C r o s b y G r o u p A n n o u n c es P r o m o t i o n s O f Sales A nd O p e r a t i o n s Executives
The Crosby Group, Inc., a subsidiary of American Hoist and Derrick of St. Paul, Minn., recently announced that Richard Sked, formerly vice president, sales, has been promoted to vice president, sales planning and administration. In this position, Mr.
L.W. Kinderman, president and CEO of Stockham Valves & Fittings, Inc., Birmingham, Ala., and Charles Gray, chairman, FICOTECH, Inc., Kingsport, Tenn., have announced the formation of ajointventure company, Stockham-Ficotech. The new company will manufacture and sell fire safety actuators,
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
Advanced Remote Communication Solutions, Inc. (ARCOMS) has named John R. Westgarth as president of Enerdyne Technologies, one of its wholly owned subsidiaries. Westgarth will be responsible for all operations and administration for Enerdyne, and will report to Michael Silverman,
A six-page, fold-out brochure on its Motorgard™ X Program is available from the Drew Ameroid Marine division of Drew Chemical Corporation, Boonton, N.J. It describes an integrated program for motor vessels incorporating products for critical shipboard systems