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Wilson Walton Receives

Two Contracts For

Emergency Service

Wilson Walton International of

Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland (UK), recently received two contracts to provide rapid emergency service to two ship operators.

The first contract, for a Norwe- gian customer, involved the replace- ment of a scrubber base tank, part of the ship's inert gas system, which has suffered damage through over heating.

Since the ship's inert gas system had been designed, built and in- stalled by Wilson Walton, the com- pany built a replacement base tank and rubber-lined it in just three weeks.

The second contract, for a U.S. customer, was to design, fabricate and ship two pressure vacuum breakers for two vessels in port in

Italy. The contract also required the supply of complete installation drawings. The total contract took only 10 days to finish the one-ton units. Each pressure vacuum break- er had a 12,000 m;lhr. capacity and was approximately 7 "2 -feet high and 4.3 feet in diameter.

For further information on Wil- son Walton International and their products,

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JOY" Navy and Maritime Ventilation Fans Provide

Long, Dependable Service.

Rugged, top-performing JOY axial, centrifugal and propeller fans are specially built for ship- board ventilation applications.

JOY fans are built with alu- minum rotors cast in our own quality controlled foundry, heavy gauge casing and flanges. Rigid quality control standards and stringent testing procedures consistently assure top-quality fans.

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Standard JOY fans have full approval of the

U.S. Navy and U.S. Maritime Administration. Whether you need a standard or custom designed fan for navy or maritime applications contact Joy Manufacturing

Company, Air Moving Products, New Philadelphia,

Ohio 44663.




Herzog Promoted

To VP/General Manager

Of Hiller's New Office

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Mark Herzog

L.D. Greenwood, president of

Hiller Systems, Mobile, Ala., recent- ly announced the appointment of

Mark E. Herzog as vice presi- dent/general manager of the compa- ny's new East Coast office. Mr.

Herzog has spent the last eight years working for major fire protec- tion equipment manufacturers, and most recently was employed by

Walter Kidde.

For over 60 years the Hiller group of companies have been leaders in marine fire protection and safety systems, employing system design, fabrication, installation, and com- missioning. Hiller also has an excel- lent reputation in the marine deck- ing and flooring industry, both in the commercial and military sec- tors.

Sale Of Imperial Survival

Suits Approaches 100,000 —Literature Available

Sales of cold-water survival suits by Imperial Manufacturing Compa- ny of Bremerton, Wash., approach 100,000 this year, according to pro- duction manager Jim Skelly. A big boost in sales for the company, which has been producing survival suits for 15 years, came last summer when new U.S. Coast Guard re- quirements became effective. Inter- est of the marine community in improving protection against drowning and hypothermia—death from loss of body heat—continues to increase both in the U.S. and abroad.

In a four-month period last sum- mer, Imperial sold 8,500 survival suits, nearly its total sales volume in some years. According to Mr.

Skelly, Imperial supplies 75 per- cent of the U.S. market for survival suits, with the remaining produc- tion split among a handful of com- panies.

Imperial has worked with various governing bodies, including the

Coast Guard and Underwriters Lab- oratory, in testing and developing safe standards, and is said to be the only U.S. manufacturer of survival suits to pass the Norwegian Mari- time Directorate standards, the most stringent in the world. More than 300 individuals have reported incidents where their lives were saved through the use of Imperial survival suits.

For details and free literature on these suits,

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