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New Brochure Describes

Caterpillar's Worldwide

Service Support System

A new four-color, 24-page bro- chure is available from Caterpillar describing their worldwide engine parts and service support system.

The brochure is presented geo- graphically and describes engine support available through dealer outlets, parts distribution facili- ties, emergency parts depots, oil analysis facilities, and training centers for Cat dealers. Caterpil- lar has more than 1,000 sales, service, and parts facilities in over 150 countries, providing the best product support network in the industry.

Morton Parts Distribution Cen- ter, with 2.2 million square feet under roof, is the hub of Cater- pillar's parts network. The Mor- ton, 111., facility includes 14 sep- arate material-handling systems and over 30,000 different engine replacement parts, and houses the master computer system that con- trols parts distribution.

For further information, con- tact your local Caterpillar dealer for a free copy of Form No.

LEDQMR9032, or write to Cater- pillar Marketing, P.O. Box 3900 (28), Peoria, 111. 61614.

Metritape Gets Order

For Gauging Retrofit Of

Seven Niarchos VLCCs

Metritape, Inc. has received an order for the retrofit of seven

Niarchos VLCCs with centralized level and temperature gauging featuring the latest in Metritape modular readout and alarming in- strumentation.

The order, valued at over $500,- 000, includes unique Metritape

Level/Temp sensors for a total of 104 cargo and slops tanks.

Digital readout of both level and temperature, visual and audible high level alarms, and combina- tion low/open circuit alarm func- tions are provided for each tank by individual modules.

On deck, analog ullage meters display tank ullage continuously at each tank top location, and an audible horn alerts high and over- fill alarm levels.

The seven tankers, totaling over 1V2 million dwt, are owned by the Niarchos Group and man- aged by International Operations

S.A., Athens, Greece.

Kiger Named General

Manager-West Gulf

For Norton, Lilly

Norton, Lilly & Co., Inc. has appointed Tom C. Kiger Jr. gen- eral manager-West Gulf, accord- ing to C.L. Rankin, vice presi- dent-Gulf Area. Mr. Kiger will be headquartered in the company's

Houston office.

Prior to joining Norton, Lilly, he was associated with Barber

Steamship Lines, Gulf Division for the past eight years, and pri- or to that was with Beihl & Com- pany in Houston.

Bane And Ferriner

Promoted In ITT

Rayonier's T&D Dept.

Two changes in the Transpor- tation and Distribution Depart- ment of ITT Rayonier Inc., Stam- ford, Conn., were announced re- cently by Robert E. Heine, vice president and director, transpor- tation and distribution. Donald J.

Bane has been promoted to man- ager, distribution services, and

Gregory R. Ferriner has been named to succeed him as assist- ant manager.

Mr. Bane is now responsible for management of international and domestic transportation and es- tablishment of improved trans- portation systems and cost-effec- tive distribution strategies. Mr.

Ferriner is responsible for ocean booking coordination, freight rate quotations, data collection, and liaison with sales and mills.

Both men will also be involved in activities of Sylvan Shipping, the subsidiary of Rayonier that handles forest products cargo and compatible commodities to and from Europe.

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