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Fairbanks Morse Taking Major Steps To Improve All Aspects Of Customer Services Worldwide

In a move to strengthen its entire parts and service organization and to coordinate all field service activities for Fairbanks Morse Opposed Piston and Colt-Pielstick engines, the Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries is undertaking

 

Japanese Firm Buys Lawson Products Corp. —John Gaydos Named

Lawson Products Corporation has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by Sasakura Engineering Co., Ltd. of Osaka, Japan, it was announced by Tetsugoro Sasakura, president. Located at 70 Pine Street, New York, N.Y., since 1945, the Lawson corporate

A U.S. Coast Guard Mission Since 1917

The horrific attacks on 9-11. and the subsequent increase in maritime security required to protect against asymmetric maritime attacks, has dramatically changed the U. S. Coast Guard. They have changed the service's emphasis on port security as

ON THE COVER

Bergeron Industries, Inc. has announced the delivery of the barge David B (shown above) to DBC C o r p o r a t i o n of America, Houston. Constructed at Bergeron's Braithwaite, La., marine facility, the David B, reportedly the largest inland service tank barge ever built,

ILU Asks Speed-Up In Use Of Electronic Claims Systems

When arranging coverage for a ship in the London market, insurance brokers will soon be able to conduct negotiations with underwriters over a computer. Already, dummy trials are being held, with live electronic placing scheduled to start in April.

Five Firms Launch Maritime Data System

A worldwide computer network has been launched by five firms in a joint venture which provides clients with maritime industry information. Lloyd's Register of Shipping, Lloyd's of London Press Limited, Phs. Van Ommeren International B.V., Fairfield International Corp.

Bailey Controls Opens New Demonstration Facility

—Literature Available Bailey Controls Company of Wickliffe, Ohio, has completed the construction of their new process control demonstration facilities. Located at the company's headquarters, the facility offers guests a chance to observe the operation of process plants,

Argo International And Sealol Join Forces

John Calicchio, chief executive officer of Argo International Corp., has announced that Argo Marine has been named national distributor for Sealol (formerly Chempro) mechanical seals and mechanical packings. Argo will stock these products in their

New Brochure Describes Caterpillar's Worldwide Service Support System

A new four-color, 24-page brochure is available from Caterpillar describing their worldwide engine parts and service support system. The brochure is presented geographically and describes engine support available through dealer outlets, parts distribution facilities,

 
 
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