Lufkin Announces Three Appointments

Lufkin Industries, Inc. has named John Finney to be Eastern regional manager of Lufkin's 'Gear Division. The Eastern region includes the Pittsburgh office, where Mr. Finney is located, and the Baltimore, Cleveland, and New York offices. Previously, Mr. Finney had been division manager for the Pittsburgh- Cleveland Division.

Lufkin also announced the relocation of R.W. (Bob) Nicholas from the New York City area office to the Chicago Division office in Chrystal Lake, 111.

Mr. Nicholas is a sales representative for Lufkin's 'Gear Division.

Lufkin manufactures its marine and industrial gears at the home plant in Lufkin, Texas, and markets them worldwide.

The company also named Ed Patterson to the position of Gulf Coast Division manager, Houston, replacing Jim Roe, who resigned earlier this year.

Mr. Patterson has been a sales representative for Lufkin's oil field pumping equipment. He will now also be involved in commercial and marine gear sales of the area.

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