New Joint Venture Firm Formed By Sub-Sea Systems And John Brown

Sub-Sea Systems has announced the formation of a new joint venture company headquartered in Houston. SUBMAR, Inc. is owned jointly by Sub-Sea Systems of Escondido, Calif., and John Brown and Company, Ltd. of London, England, through its subsidiary, UDI Group, Ltd. of Aberdeen, Scotland.

SUBMAR will provide technical services, field repair, local parts stock, equipment for leasing, and sales support for Sub- Seas's underwater television and hardwire diver communications equipment, plus UDI's sonar, and wireless communications equipment.

R i c h a r d D. J o n e s has been named vice president and general manager of SUBMAR. He brings to the organization extensive experience in offshore instrumentation and monitoring equipment, engineering and management, and an understanding of commercial diving and support industries. He will head a broad-based technically oriented organization to support the offshore industry.

SUBMAR has begun operations at 5151 Mitchelldale, Suite A-2, Houston, Texas 77092; telephone (713) 688-6228.

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