Menge Marine Equipment Company, Inc., New Orleans, La., has joined Seaward International's worldwide network of sales representatives.
They will be responsible for the sales and promotion of Seaward's entire line of foam-filled marine fenders and buoys in the eastern section of the U.S. Gulf Coast, which includes Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida panhandle.
Menge Marine was formed in f 980 to provide manufacturers' representative services for firms involved in the oil field and oil fieldrelated industries. The company currently acts as agents for Red Fox Industries, Inc., for their marine sewage treatment systems; Zodiac of North America, Inc., for their inflatable rescue and work boats; Electro- Lube Devices, Inc., for their by-pass lube oil refining systems; and Kent Oil Co., for their moly-based lubricants.
The president of the firm, John H. Menge IV, is a graduate of the Kent School in Kent, Conn., and received a B.A. degree in economics from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. He represents the fourth generation of his family to be involved in a marine equipment business along the Gulf Coast.
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