Alco Power Southwest Headquarters In New And Larger Houston Location

E.H. Glascock, vice president, marketing and sales, Alco Power Inc., Auburn, N.Y., has announced that its Southwestern Regional Headquarters has been located in a larger, more modern facility.

This new location is 3572 East T.C. Jester, P.O. Box 10895, Houston, Texas 77018. From this complex, Alco will ensure complete and immediate attention to its customers' engine or renewal parts requirements that were previously handled by Wilson Industries, Inc.

C.J. (Carl) Eisner, Southwestern regional manager, will continue to head this operation. Mr.

Eisner joined Alco in 1946 as a field service engineer, and has held management positions in both service and sales, domestically and internationally.

Mr. Eisner has appointed Fredrick P. Howk as office and warehouse manager. Joining Alco in Auburn in 1968, Mr. Howk has progressed through various supervisory positions which include production control and customer order service.

Also located at this facility will be the newly organized subsidiary company Alco Industrial Power, Inc., announced John V. Sylvester, president of Alco Power Inc. This company will be responsible for the sales and service of Dorman, Kelvin, and Baudouin diesel engines and spares.

Newly appointed as marketing director of the new company is Antony (Tony) Wright. With General Electric Ltd. (Alco's parent company) since 1955, Mr.

Wright has held positions which include regional manager in Lima, Peru; regional manager for the Western Hemisphere, based in London, England, and group marketing manager for the international operations of GEC diesels.

Dorman marine auxiliary and main propulsion power engines satisfy requirements from 35-bhp (25-kw) to the 825-bhp (572-kw) range, and from 35-shp to 717- shp, respectively. Both air and water-cooled models are offered.

Kelvin marine diesels, available from 10 to 400 shp, are all water cooled.

Baudouin offers both marine and industrial diesel engines. For marine applications, horsepower ranges run from 92 to 420. In industrial applications, the range is from 80 to 420 hp. All of these engines are of the four-cycle type, water cooled with direct injection.

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