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.
Frederick L. Smith has been elected vice president of Oil Mop, Inc., it was announced by Kelvin J. Smythe, president and chief executive officer of the Belle Chasse, La.-based manufacturer of pollution control equipment. Mr. Smith graduated from
The appointment of Geoffrey VV. Hands as president and chief operating officer of Worthington Compressors, Inc., Holyoke, Mass., effective January 1,1979, has been announced. Mr. Hands, presently president of Worthington-Turbodyne International, Inc.
Grow Group, Inc. of New York, N.Y., recently announced the retirement of J. Robert Desjardins as president of Devoe & Raynolds Division, and the appointment of Joseph M. Quinn to the position of president and chief executive officer, Devoe & Raynolds Co.
Earle W. Pitt, president of The Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Mass. 02035, was elected chairman of the board of directors at the board's first meeting of the year 1977. He succeeds Ralph Hayden, who retired in December, and also stepped down as a director.
ACR Electronics, Inc., manufacturers of marine search, safety and rescue equipment, held its annual National Sales Conference August 11-13 in Ft. Lauderdale. This year an expanded program included all regional ACR sales representatives and their wives.
Lavino Shipping Company, Philadelphia, Pa., announced recently that it had been purchased from E.J. Lavino and Company, its corporate parent, by an investment group represented by the shipping company's current management. F.H. Muldoon, president of Lavino Shipping Company,
Ingram Barge Company of Nashville, Tenn., has completed a broad restructuring of its organization to enhance its marketing effectiveness and facilitate efficient administration of Ingram's growing fleet. Neil N. Diehl, Ingram Barge Company's chairman,
W a u k e s h a Bearings N a m ed M a s t e r U.S. D i s t r i b u t or O f T h o r d o n C o m p o u n ds
Thordon elastomeric bearing compounds will be distributed in the U.S., its territories and possessions by Waukesha Bearings Corporation, Waukesha, Wise., as a result of an agreement between the firm and Thomson-Gordon Ltd. of Canada, the developer and manufacturer of Thordon.
James J. Bartell has been appointed general manager in charge of the International Marine Sales Department of Texaco Inc., effective September 1, it was announced recently by John K. McKinley, chairman and chief executive officer. In his new assignment, Mr.