Skagit Corporation Announces European Dealership Agreement

Skagit Corporation of Sedro-Woolley, Wash., and Rigging International Offshore Limited of the United Kingdom, have entered into a dealership agreement on Skagit's standard line of marine and construction hoists, according to a joint announcement by Ralph A. Clack, president of Skagit Corporation, and Denny A. McLeod, president of Rigging International.

Mr. McLeod noted that A.W. Benham, director of Rigging International Offshore Limited, and S.L. Smith, managing director of Rigging International Offshore Limited, will be responsible for all phases of this agreement.

Under the agreement, Rigging will provide sales, lease, and application engineering in the United Kingdom, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Holland, Belgium, and France. The Skagit models covered by this agreement include: BU-18, G-70, RB-80, RB-90, MD-97, RB-150, DTW-100, and DTW-150.

These well-known Skagit models will be available from Rigging on either a "buy" or "lease" basis, with Rigging furnishing the necessary "after sales" support to customers in the designated areas.

Skagit will make its sales and engineering personnel available as needed to assist Rigging in providing support to Rigging's customers.

Skagit Corporation, a subsidiary of The Bendix Corporation, is a worldwide supplier of heavy-duty marine and construction hoists, mooring systems for offshore drilling and construction vessels, marine deck machinery, and logging equipment.

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