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"Give the customers what they want.

This is what sets

HBC Barge apart.'!

What's the measure of a well designed barge? Listen to the people who design them to meet the customer's needs.

HBC Barge Designer, Carl

Malek: "Some of our competitors offer options. But we know that giving our customers the barge they want means more than offering a limited list of options. "Our customers can specify any applicable modifications. Such as: plating in a variety of gages, angles, cuts and shapes not pos- sible with 'one-way' construction; temperature control systems; linings, coatings and insulations; electrical or mechanical power sources, pumping and piping sys- tems. Even special welding for cer- tain applications. "Our design experience, knowledge of materials and acces- sories, and our construction flexibil- ity let us build a quality barge, to customer specs, delivered on-time, all at a competitive price. This com- bination has kept our customers coming back."

Carl Malek can design your next barge, too. HBC Barge builds barges in any size and configuration you need, for chemicals and other liquids, coal, grain and other commodities.

Go beyond options and get what you want.

For more information on getting your next barge fleet built to your specs, contact:

HBC Bargg

HBC Barge, Inc.

Formerly named Hillmart & Construction Company.

Brownsville, Pennsylvania 15417 Phone: (412) 785-6100

October 1, 1981 Write 495 on Reader Service Card 23

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