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Armour Swanson Named

President Of Waukesha

Bearings Corporation

Marland Acquires

Allied Water

Marland Environmental Sys- tems, Inc. recently announced the acquisition of Allied Water Cor- poration, a San Francisco-based manufacturer of integrated re- verse osmosis (RO) purification and desalting systems.

Since 1975, Allied has been en- gaged in research and develop- ment of the reverse osmosis proc- ess as a reliable energy-efficient alternative to existing trouble- some evaporative techniques. The

Sweet Waterâ„¢ systems they man- ufacture use third generation technology to produce water of extreme purity from salt, brack- ish and other impure sources.

The product line includes 21 units with daily capacities from 40 to 7,500 gallons. "The acquisition of Allied is part of an ongoing program to broaden and strengthen our prod- uct line," commented Marland vice president, Bob Daniels.

Marland, a public company with headquarters in Walworth, Wis., is one of the leading manufac- turers of marine sewage treat- ment systems.

Armour F. Swanson

Armour F. Swanson has been named president of Waukesha

Bearings Corporation, a subsidi- ary of Dover Corporation of New

York. Waukesha Bearings has plant operations in Waukesha,

Butler, and Antigo, Wis., as well as in Tokyo, Japan, and Drunen,


Mr. Swanson was most recently president of Graham Company,

Menomonee Falls, Wis., for seven years. Prior to Graham, he was affiliated with the Enerpac Divi- sion of Applied Power Industries for eight years.

Trans-Agra Asks Title XI

On 30 Hopper Barges To

Cost $8.3 Million Total

Trans-Agra, Inc., Memphis,

Tenn., has applied to the Mari- time Administration for a Title

XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of 30 covered hopper barges.

The vessels are intended to op- erate on the Ohio, Mississippi, and

Illinois Rivers. They will meas- ure 195 feet by 35 feet by 12 feet.

Dravo Corporation of Pittsburgh is the proposed builder. Delivery of 10 barges is expected later this year; the remaining vessels are scheduled for delivery in 1981.

If approved, Title XI financing would cover $7,240,348, or 87y2 percent of the estimated cost of $8,274,684.

Redish Named Manager

Of Data Processing

For Norton, Lilly

Stephen Redish Jr. has been appointed manager, Data Proc- essing Department, for Norton,

Lilly. Previous to his joining the company, he was associated with

Marine Transport Lines.

Norton, Lilly & Company, Inc., founded in 1841, is one of the oldest shipping companies in the

United States, headquartered in

New York, with a network of 22 branch offices from coast to coast, including the Panama Canal.

A down-to-earth view of container shipping

Any business with marine risks needs specialized insurance broker planning. How Alexander & Alexander looks at container shipping will help explain how we will protect your maritime operations. In this case, we look through a shipper's eye. Tracking risks from inland depot to dock, from deck to destination.

Only by working from a client's point of view can we be sure a company gets the most comprehensive, cost-efficient programs possible.

Risk management

This insider's vantage point enables our marine experts to design programs for warehouse- to-warehouse protection that minimize losses and compensate for those that do occur. We sim- plify the complexities of marine insurance—barges to bumber- shoots, crews to claims, charters to captives, rigs to rivers, prop- erty to price.

Each industry has different needs. For insurance, for risk management, for human re- source management, for finan- cial services. And each of our 120 offices here and overseas has the facilities, expertise and strength to fulfill the require- ments of any company, large or small, in any industry.

We think a big reason A&A has become one of the largest and most trusted insurance brokers worldwide is that we work the same way with every client. From the client's point of view.

Alexander gAjexander

From the client's point of view.

Longshoreman loading a container ship in Staten Island, New York.

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