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Names Fox Executive VP
And General Manager
William W. Fox
William W. Fox has been pro- moted to executive vice president and general manager of Manitowoc
Engineering Co., a division of The
Manitowoc Company, Inc. Mr. Fox succeeds Ralph E. Feiertag, who recently retired as president of
In his new position, Mr. Fox will oversee the operations of Manito- woc Engineering Co., which designs, manufactures, and distributes cranes, log debarking equipment, and contract products such as large stamping presses and tunnelling machines.
He will also oversee the opera- tions of Manitex, Inc., McAllen,
Texas, which designs, manufac- tures, and distributes offshore ped- estal cranes, boom trucks, overhead cranes, and straddle cranes.
Mr. Fox has more than 20 years of experience selling and marketing heavy equipment. He joined Mani- towoc Engineering in 1980 as vice president and general manager of the company's Chicago-based sales subsidiary. Promoted to vice presi- dent of North American Distribu- tion in 1986, he served in that capacity until his latest promotion.
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of cranes and industrial products, and ship repair.
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SPD's Henschel Unit Wins
Taiwanese Navy Contract
For Ship Controls
Henschel has received a contract to provide ship control systems for up to eight FFG-7 frigates being built for the Taiwanese Navy.
The contract calls for immediate production of two shipsets, with op- tions for six additional systems.
Henschel, an SPD Technologies company, has been the premier de- signer and producer of ship control systems for the past 70 years. The company's installations can be found on virtually every U.S. Navy combatant vessel, and has also been used on frigates for the Australian and Spanish navies.
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December, 1989 45
Ocean Survey Ship,
USNS Tanner, Launched
By Beth-Sparrows Point
The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift
Command (MSC) recently chris- tened the ocean survey ship USNS
Tanner (T-AGS-40) at ceremonies at Bethlehem Steel Corporation's
Sparrows Point, Md., shipyard.
Rear Adm. Richard F. Pitten- ger, Oceanographer of the Navy, was the principal speaker. The Hon- orable Mimi W. Dawson, former
Deputy Secretary of Transporta- tion, was the ship's sponsor. Vice
Adm. Paul D. Butcher, USN,
Commander, Military Sealift Com- mand, represented the MSC.
The 499-foot, 15,821-ton-clis- placement USNS Tanner is to con- duct ocean surveys and gather es- sential geophysical and other scien- tific data. Among other things, this type of information is used to map the deep ocean floor. The Tanner is expected to join the MSC's ship
Special Mission Support Force in 1990.
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