Many significant improvements are claimed for a new line of gear-type speed reducers introduced by the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wise. Essentially the new line, carrying a new "A" Unit designation, combines significantly higher performance with reduced space requirements.
Blount-Barker Shipbuilding Corporation was recently formed and James A. Barker has been named the President and CEO. Blount-Barker, based in Warren, R.I., specializes in the design and shipbuilding of tugboats, cruise ships, high-speed ferries and dinner and passenger vessels.
An offshore jacking system built by National Supply Company, Houston, will give "legs" to a cargo handling barge designed for shipping major marine components between New England shipyards. The jacking system will enable General Dynamics' Electric
Jerry D. Icenhower has been appointed president and general manager of Glitsch Cryogenics, Inc., with duties to include full operational control of the organization. Simultaneously, Jimmy A. Ottinger was appointed vice president of production
L i t e r a t u r e A v a i l a b l e On M a r i n e A n d O f f s h o re H y d r a u l i c Equipment
Paul-Munroe Hydraulics, Inc., Orange, Calif., has available a new brochure describing the capabilities of its Marine & Offshore Division. The 8-page bulletin features a wide range of specialized hydraulic equipment available to the offshore and marine industries.
A new president and chief of operations and two new directors were elected recently by the board of directors of The Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Mass. According to Earle W. Pitt, chairman and chief executive officer of the process control manufacturer, Colin I.
Joseph Maurelli, chairman and president of Techmatics, Inc., has appointed Walter S. Szczypinski as vice president of the engineering services company located in Arlington, Va. He joined the firm after 25 years of commissioned service in the U.
The tremendous increase in drilling and production platforms around the world has caused the petroleum industry to place new emphasis on protecting lives and equipment from the hazards of fire. This need has caused equipment manufacturers to search
Dr. Irene Carswell Peden, an educator, radio scientist, and leader in an effort to involve women in professional engineering careers, has become the first woman to be named to the Advisory- Board at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.
Much as communications services — both in terms of speed, cost and quality — have vastly improved in the past decade, so to have onboard software systems designed to monitor and assist manage critical onboard systems and functions. In the coming years and decades,