Werner Funke, president of Renk Corporation, has announced the appointment of Tony Xanthos as sales manager, bearings division.
Mr. Xanthos will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the bearings throughout the U.S. Prior to joining Renk, he was a regional sales manager for Applied Engineering Company in South Carolina.
He also spent five years in Brazil as a sales and marketing manager for Ingersoll-Rand Industria E Commercio. He brings to Renk more than nine years of experience with international and domestic companies.
Mr. Xanthos holds a BA degree in mathematics from Queens College, and bachelor and master of science degrees from Columbia University.
Renk Corporation, the American member of the multi-national conglomerate, the GHH Group, supplies bearings, gears, and transmissions for the major capital goods industries. The South Carolina Renk plant was established recently to meet the increasing demand for Renk products and services in the U.S.
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for BFGoodrich Cutless® brand bearings. He will cover the commercial marine industry in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Mr. Tompkins' marine products group consists of four outside sales engineers with offices in Virginia Beach, Va., and Charleston, S.C. The
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annual convention, held in Norfolk, Va., recently with the election of officers and directors for the coming year. Don Welch, executive director of the South Carolina Ports Authority, was elected president of the Association that represents ports in the Western Hemisphere. Other officers for the coming year
with the Coastal Studies Institute of Louisiana State University and the Geological Survey of Canada. He received his Doctorate from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Whelan has been responsible for the development of geochemical exploration techniques within Woodward-Clyde Oceaneering and has
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with each new announcement of a Port Authority supporting the development of shipping routes for container on barge services.In the past few weeks, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) furthered their quest to develop a marine highway to support the Port of Charleston in South Carolina. According to SCPA
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. The U.S. has continued to increase its crude oil production and exports, with seaborne exports reaching a new record high of 11.9m tons in June. South Korea became the largest importer of US sea- borne crude oil exports, after China all but disappeared from the market as its relationship with the
the ? rst within the areas of digitalization, auton- exercises and workshops involving a both undergraduate and graduate stu- event at the University of Southern Cali- omy and data analysis, this symposium diverse group of stakeholders, common dents. fornia back in 2010. It has also grown provides an essential
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