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Capstan. Just as the YoYo standardized

P M , I .ATTERSON ANUFACTURING NC safety and slowly eliminated the need for 870 Riversea Road the ratchet when making barge connec-

Pittsburgh, PA 15233 tions, the Patterson Thru-Deck Capstan

Telephone: (412) 291-8064 promises to keep inland ? rms up and

E-mail: running for years to come with little to

Website: no maintenance, minimizing downtime,

CEO/President: David Grapes all while saving money. The Patterson

Right Angle Capstan was designed only


The Patterson Company provides a full product line after thorough evaluation of issues common with capstans: gearbox failures, oil leaks and moisture problems.

for an array of industries – from winches to ratchet turn- buckles to tensors and beyond. Every day, Patterson seeks out new ways to improve its products through innovative

T C :HE ASE teamwork with customers and partners throughout every

The Patterson Manufacturing Company began opera- market sector they touch. Patterson’s winches, turnbuck- tions in 1858 on the banks of the Monongahela River in les, and tensors are designed and manufactured with an eye Pittsburgh In the beginning, Patterson made just a few toward innovation. sizes of winches, but now offers winches with capacities from 20 tons to 90 tons and in three operating formats: manual, electrical, and hydraulic. For more than 100 years,


This year, the company that brought the inland towboat Patterson has been designing, building and innovating for industry the patented YoYo Winch, now comes out with the North American shallow draft market, always listen- not one but two new, equally revolutionary products in the ing and trying to understand better this market to provide form of Patterson’s Thru-Deck Capstan and Right Angle safer, easier and faster products to service it.



RIBCRAFT designs and builds safe, durable, performance 88 Hoods Lane oriented rigid in? atable boats (RIBs) that ful? ll the most de-

Marblehead, MA 01945 manding military and professional applications. With over

Telephone: (781) 639-9065

E-mail: twenty-? ve years experience, RIBCRAFT provides high

Website: quality professional grade RIBs and in? atables for military

CEO/President: Brian Gray agencies, law enforcement, safety professionals, tour opera- tors, private industry, and other marine professionals. As an

American owned RIB manufacturer, RIBCRAFT is com- with a deep V hull and heavy duty tube provides unparal- mitted to providing organizations with excellent service and leled performance regardless of the sea conditions.

extremely well constructed RIBs built to withstand hard, offshore 24/7 commercial use. RIBCRAFT has delivered

T C :HE ASE thousands of RIBs worldwide. The ? rm has 25 employees.

RIBCRAFT is building several USCG Certi? ed Sub

Chapter T boats for tour operators throughout the United

States and Islands. RIBCRAFT continues to ful? ll its ? ve-


RIBCRAFT designs and builds safe, durable, performance year contract with the United States Navy to provide 7-me- oriented professional grade rigid in? atable boats (RIBs) start- ter rigid in? atable boats (RIBs) that will serve as deployable ing at 15’ that ful? ll a variety of missions from patrol and ready service lifeboats for search and rescue missions. Built rescue to interdiction and military operations. Every boat is to order in the United States, RIBCRAFT is the only manu- built to industry recognized standards featuring commercial facturer who specializes exclusively in building RIBs; serving grade ? berglass hulls and heavy duty multi-chambered tubes. all commercial markets from military agencies, safety profes-

Designed for professional applications, a RIBCRAFT RIB sionals, state and local governments, and private industry.

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