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Read this page in Pdf, Flash or Html5 edition of August 2011 Marine News Magazine MN37Harrington Hoists, Inc. AnnouncesNew Board Members Harrington Hoists, Inc. has announced the appointment of twonew members to their Board of Directors. Carlo A. Lonardi, VP Sales and Marketing and Scott D. Miller, VP of Operations will now serve as directors on the Board and will pro- vide the solid leadership needed forthe continued expansion and long-term success of the company. Other members of the Board include Harringtons Edward W. Hunter, President & CEO; Yoshio Morita, Vice President Administration and Toru Suzuki, Deputy General Manager Business Division America of Kito Corporation. Harrington Hoists, Inc. is a Kito Group Company located in Manheim, PA and Corona, CA. and is a leading manufacturer and supplier of electric and air powered chain hoists, electric wire rope hoists, lever hoists, manual hand chain hoists, push and geared trolleys, overhead cranes, crane acces- sories and a full line of replacement parts. International Offshore Services, LLC selects MarineCFOMarineCFO Inc., aprovider of Marine Software including On- Vessel, Marine Operations, Personnel, Fleet Maintenance and Financial Management Software Solutions to the Marine Transportation Industry, announced in July that International Offshore Services has chosen to implement the full MarineCFO Enterprise software suite. International Offshore Services, LLC was formed in 2006 by combin- ing International Marine (started in 1996) and International Construction Group. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries International Offshore Services pro- vides a comprehensive range of off- shore services including construction barges and offshore support vessels. International Offshore Services employs over 450 individuals, has the largest number of utility boats in theGulf of Mexico, and is headquartered in Larose, La. We are committed to leveraging technology to improve operating data and control across all of our business segments,? saidRichard Currence, CEO of International Offshore Services. After reviewing the market, MarineCFO was the clear choice for International Offshore Services. We chose MarineCFO Enterprise because it is a flexible, yet robust, platform that can handle the differing aspectsof our business and has the ability togrow as our business grows.? Whether it is in our boat business or marine construction business we see technology as a means to betterserve our clients.? added Currence. During the decision process, MarineCFO demonstrated that they have the software and the experienced team to make our project successful.? Atlas Copco Acquires Spanish Generator Manufacturer Gesan Atlas Copco SAE has acquired Grupo Electrógenos GESAN S.A. of Spain, a manufacturer of diesel and petrol generators sold through a glob- al distributor network. The deal strengthens Atlas Copcos product portfolio, especially for customers in emerging markets. Gesan, which is privately owned, had revenues in 2010 of MEUR 56 (MSEK 510).The company employs about 160 people and is based in Zaragoza, Spain, where it has a production and assembly facility. Its generators are used for primary power supply and for standby purposes, ranging in sizes up to nearly twice as high as Atlas Copcos current offering. The distrib- utor network reaches more than 85 countries, with Europe, Africa and Russia as the most important mar- kets. Atlas Copco will keep the Gesan brand in line with its brand portfolio strategy. The Group also sells genera- tors under the Atlas Copco and Chicago Pneumatic brands. Atlas Copcos generator business operates within the Portable Energy division (formerly Portable Air), which since July 1 is part of the Construction Technique business area. Sanchez Joins Ship and OilCleaning Firm BIS BIS Services LLC (formerly known as Bertucci Industrial Services), is pleased to announce their newest team member, Joseph A. Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez brings over 25 years of maritime knowledge to this rapidly growing company to better serve the various construction and ship services needs of their clients. Joe was previ- ously with Wilhelmsen companies for over 14 years. Mr. Sanchez will serve as International Sales Manager to ensure continued responsible and efficient solutions pertaining to a host PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Geert Follens, President of Atlas CopcoPortable Energy, and Luis San Gil, formerPresident of Gesan

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