NABRICO Names 2 New Stocking Distributors

Brown Marine Service, Inc. of Pensacola, Fla., and Peltz Brothers, Inc. of Norfolk, Va., have been named stocking distributors for Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO) products in their respective areas.

T. Ray Jackson, vice president of NABRICO, said Peltz Brothers would represent NABRICO in the "tidewater" area, and Brown Marine Service would represent the company in southern Alabama, southern Georgia, and the entire state of Florida.

Both companies will stock a wide variety of NABRICO products, including winches, hatches and other deck hardware items. According to Mr. Jackson, NABRICO currently has seven stocking distributors located in major coastal cities t h r o u g h o u t the U n i t e d States, and a license agreement with De Biesbosch- Dordrecht of the Netherlands to manufacture and distribute NABRICO winches in Europe and Africa.

Founded in 1916, Peltz Brothers, Inc. is headed by Arthur Rosenfeld. Alan and Jack Peltz are in charge of the sale of deck fitting equipment for the company. The Brown family, having been in the marine business for more than 100 years, founded Brown Marine Service, Inc. in the 1930s. The company is headed by S.J. Brown. Ted Brown is in charge of the sale of deck fitting equipment. NABRICO is a wholly owned subsidiary of The American Ship B u i l d i n g Company, Cleveland, Ohio. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., NABRICO has been in the marine field for more than 60 years and is primarily concerned with the design, engineering and construction of grain and coal barges, deck barges, liquid tank barges, cement barges, drydocks and towboats. NABRICO is a major supplier to the entire marine industry of marine deck hardware. The company, which has plants in Nashville and Ashland City, Tenn., pioneered the design and building of much of the modern equipment used on rivers today.

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