Furuno U.S.A., Inc. of San Francisco recently announced the appointment of six direct Furuno employees as regional managers. These men, all with years of experience in the industry, will provide more effective communication between Furuno and the dealers, thereby meeting the needs of customers most efficiently.
Hugh R. Zeller, covering the Northeast U.S. and Canada, has worked in marine electronics for 20 years. He served as northeast sales manager and product manager for Raytheon Marine, and most recently was president of Dolphin Electronics.
Roy E. Thompson, covering New York, Conneticut, and the Great Lakes, has spent most of his adult life in the marine electronics industry, beginning with five years in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician. He has conducted geophysical surveys aboard an oceanographic research vessel and worked in field service and sales for both Raytheon and Decca.
James Atteridge, covering the Mid-Atlantic region, has been involved in marine electronics for the past 11 years. His experience includes the position of national sales manager for Raytheon and group vice president for Cibernet International.
Howard S. Palmer, covering the Southeast, has been employed in the retail marketing of marine electronics for the past five years, and served nine years in the U.S.
A.A. Weghorst, covering the Gulf Coast and inland rivers territory, served four years in the Navy as a radio operator, and has been in the marine electronics industry for a total of 16 years.
David M. Quarders, covering the Northwest, has been a field sales representative with Furuno for a number of years, and will take on additional responsibilities as west- ern manager.
The National Marine Electronics Association has finalized plans for its Annual Meeting, which will be held at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, Wash., October 13-15. The program will feature a variety of workshops, forums, technical papers and presentations. As an additional attraction, Michael Reagan
The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) recently announced plans to upgrade and expand its Certified Marine Electronics Technician (CMET) program, which provides minimum qualifications for proficiency in installing and repairing marine electronics equipment. According to NMEA president Ge
Intermarine Electronics recently held a meeting at its headquarters at St. James, N.Y., for its dealers from New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. The occasion marked the introduction of the company's new marine radar, the "Intermarine 705," which was demonstrated in operation at nearby Stony Brook
Intermarine Electronics Inc., a company established in November 1976 for the manufacture and distribution of marine electronics, announces the introduction of its first major product, a completely new marine radar, according to Werner Brack, president. The new radar, called the "Intermarine 705
The Swedish company Saab Marine Electronics has supplied level gauging systems for 18 U.S. Navy supply tankers (T-AO Class). The project, which started back in 1981, was concluded last year. The U.S. Navy rarely accepts equipment manufactured in neutral countries. In most cases, orders are placed
The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced plans for its 1989 Annual Meeting and has issued a Call for Papers to be presented at the conference. The NMEA Annual Meeting will be held October 12-17, 1989, at the Olympic Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle, Wash. The agenda calls
Available Puroflow Marine Corporation, Newport News, Va., has announced the development of a centralized power-line protection system for shipboard electronics. It is the industry's first comprehensive, integrated package for protection of a ship's total electronics suite against harmful voltage surges
of overall operational costs in the shipping industry by judicious expenditure on maintenance is available without charge from Marine Safe Electronics, Concord, Ontario. Titled "Preventive Maintenance of Electric Machines Assures Lower Operating Costs," and written by Arie Lapsker, vice president
Raytheon Marine Company has appointed John Scott marketing sales manager of its marine electronics for pleasure, fishing, and light commercial craft in Europe. Products include radars, lorans, radiotelephones, depth indicators and recorders, color fish-finders, satellite navigators, sonars and loudha
Stanley Clark, president of Raytheon Marine Company and Apelco Marine Electronics, has announced the relocation of Apelco's headquarters for sales, service and distribution from Manchester, N.H., to Tampa, Fla. At the same time, Mr. Clark announced John Vourloumis, formerly national sales manager
For the third year in a row, Robertson's microprocessor-controlled autopilots have been awarded top honors by the National Marine Electronics Association at their recent banquet in Seattle, Washington. This, for any manufacturer, is a significant achievement as it represents peer recognition by a
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