Quaker Chemical Corporation, Conshohocken, Pa., has acquired all outstanding common and preferred stock of Selby, Battersby & Co. of Philadelphia. Selby, for more than 50 years, has been a manufacturer of flooring systems for industrial, commercial,
Phillip L. Cantrill has been named to the newly created position of vice president-generating set sales for Lister Diesel Inc, of Olathe, Kansas. He joins Lister after serving as international sales manager for Hawker Siddeley Power Plant, Thrupp,
The 273,117-dwt VLCC World Champion owned by World-Wide Shipping of Hong Kong recently became the 500th ship to be coated by Jotun's Seaconomy, a low-cost, selfpolishing antifouling said to give a drydocking interval of 30 months. The range of
Grow Group, Inc. has announced the merger of its Devoe Prufcoat Division and Napko Corporation, effective February 1, 1986. The merged entity is Devoe Napko Protective Coatings, a Division of Grow Group. Napko was acquired by Grow Group, Inc. from The O'Brien Corporation on May 3, 1985.
When arranging coverage for a ship in the London market, insurance brokers will soon be able to conduct negotiations with underwriters over a computer. Already, dummy trials are being held, with live electronic placing scheduled to start in April.
—Literature Available WABCO Fluid Power, an American- Standard company, has established a worldwide network of six companies to more efficiently service international oceangoing vessels. A free brochure on the new service is available from the Lexington, Ky.
Last month, RealMarine Solutions, consist ing of the Wallem Group and Drew Marine, unveiled Total Procurement Solutions (TPS), a low-bandwidth, shipboard electronic procurement system. In effect, TPS is the commercial version of Wallem's in-house procurement system,
Allweiler International A.G., one of Germany's largest pump manufacturers, has announced the establishment of Allweiler Pump Inc. to market and service two lines of positive displacement pumps in the United States and Canada. The new corporation,
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.