Union Mechling Forms Water Analytics Division

Union Mechling Corporation has announced the formation of a new division, Water Analytics, to provide more complete consulting services for total transportation and distribution problems incidental to water movement.

According to Ralph G. Kennedy III, managing director, Water Analytics is an "organization of operating, engineering, marketing, financial and management personnel structured into teams of specialists designed to work with a client's individual transportation and distribution problems." Mr. Kennedy explained that the service will include analysis and recommendations for the most practical and economical solutions to problems involved in transporting raw materials, intermediate products and finished goods to their destinations.

Water Analytics will provide consulting services for: Inland Waterways Cost/Capacity Analyses, Barge/Towboat Operating/ Service Analyses, Commodity/ Rate Studies, Simulation/Operation Research, Intermodal Analyses, and Transportation and Distribution Analyses.

Water Analytics is located at 210 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Union Mechling Corporation, one of the nation's largest river transportation companies, is a subsidiary of Dravo Corporation.

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