Francis W. Bauer Joins ORBA Corporation

Francis W. Bauer has joined ORBA Corporation as director, project management. In his new position, Mr. Bauer is responsible for the implementation of ORBA's major p r o j e c t s , including engineering, procurement, contracting, construction, start-up and testing. Mr. Bauer will also play a key role in the development of ORBA's domestic and international business.

Mr. Bauer received his B.S. degree in engineering at the University of Redlands, Calif., and a B.S. degree in marine sciences at Notre Dame, and is a licensed professional engineer in 11 states.

He has over 30 years' experience in the development and implementation of power and industrial facilities, including major dry bulk handling facilities. He has been a lead mechanical engineer, project engineer, engineering manager and project manager with such firms as Bechtel, Ebasco, and Burns and Roe.

ORBA is an international firm which specializes in the design, engineering, construction and operation of dry bulk handling systems.

The Superior Midwest Energy Coal Terminal, designed, built and operated by ORBA, was selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers as the O u t s t a n d i n g Civil Engineering Achievement of 1977, and by the National Society of Professional Engineers as one of the Ten Outstanding Engineering Achievements in the United States in 1976.

ORBA's world headquarters are at One Gothic Plaza, Fairfield, N.J. ORBA is a unit of AMCA International Corporation of Hanover, N.H., a diversified corporation with major activities in energy, engineering, construction and manufacturing.

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