Microphor Europe GmbH Formed In Europe By Microphor And German Firm

M i c r o p h o r , Inc., of Willits, Calif., and Thyssen Henrichshutte AG, of Hattingen, West Germany, have formed a jointly owned company, Microphor Europe GmbH, to manufacture and market Microphor marine and rail products in Europe, it was announced recently by John M. Mayfield Jr., president of the U.S. firm, and Peter von Bargen, managing director of Thyssen Henrichshutte AG.

The new company will be responsible for the manufacture and sale of Microphor railroad equipment on the European continent and the United Kingdom.

The agreement licenses the company also to manufacture and market Microphor marine equipment in West Germany. Ken J.

Bassham, European area general manager for Microphor, Inc., and Horst Werner, sales manager for Thyssen, have been named managing directors of the joint firm. It will be headquartered in Hattingen.

The Microphor marine product line includes oily /water separators, marine sanitation devices, and automatic sump/pumps.

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