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.
The quarterly meeting of the American Society of Naval Engineers, Southern New England Section, was held recently in New London, Conn. Capt. Don Kern, USN (ret.), chairman of the Section, presided over the meeting. The large-scale ocean transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to meet energy
The Carolina, a 55-foot aluminum pilot boat, was christened recently by Mrs. Ernest F. Hollings, wife of South Carolina's Senator, for the Charleston Branch Pilots Association. The ceremonies at the Carolina Yacht Club in Charleston were attended by the Senator and more than 200 guests, and were
James P. Horn, president and chief operating officer of Farrell Lines Incorporated, has announced three personnel appointments and promotions. James F. Breslin has been appointed vice - president - controller, succeeding Robert E. Schenk who is retiring. Prior to joining Farrell Lines, Mr. Breslin
Steve Ralph has joined National Marine Service Incorporated, of St. Louis, Mo., as a shipyard division salesman, William A. Creelman, president of the company announced recently. Mr. Ralph, a retired U.S. Navy captain, has extensive experience with marine diesel engines including Fairbanks-Morse
Lucian Q. Moffitt, Inc., a subsidiary of BFGoodrich, has named Guy Tompkins as a manufacturer's representative 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
— Literature Available Smith Berger Marine, Inc., Seattle-based manufacturer and distributor of marine hardware and seafood processing machinery, has appointed two major U.S. East Coast marine equipment distributors, according to company president James L. Montgomery. Maritime Equipment, Inc., with
The Edward Rutledge (shown above), a l i g h t e r - a b o a r d - s h ip (LASH) vessel built for Waterman Steamship Corporation by Avondale Shipyards Inc., made her maiden voyage arrival at the Port of New York recently. The second of two LASH carriers built by Avondale recently for Waterman
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The intermodal equation for any deep draft port is incomplete without its inland component.It’s definitely a work in progress.There are inland ports in the truest sense: major lakefront and riverfront cities such as Chicago and St. Louis, including even Duluth and Tulsa, with vast distribution areas
James J. Scott Jr. of Sea-Land Service, Inc. has been named executive director for the Port Authority of Jebel Ali, a new Mideast port due to become fully operational in the second quarter of 1979. Announcement of the appointment has been made by Sea- Land following the signing of a 10-year contract
The American Association of Port Authorities concluded its 69th 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
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Brazil´s Riachuelo Submarine – S 40 By Claudio Paschoa Brazil is a country with a coastline over 7,000 km long, defense industry. An essential part of this investment is the bathed to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Along this coast- Submarine Development Program (PROSUB). The National line and offshore
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