MMA Members Visit Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana – November 6, 2014

MMA’s Members met at Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana, on November 6, 2014. Present were: Jack P. Janetatos, MMA Chairman of the Board; Bill Berger, Ward Leonard CT LLC; Michael Wysong, Rolls-Royce Naval Marine; Mike Miller, US Joiner; Randy Jackson, York Navy Systems; Mark Haller, Tri-Tec Mfg. Co.; Bob Nunamann, Nunamann & Associates, Inc.; Stephen R. Gaston and Patrick J. Garrett, Hydrasearch Co.; Brion Sabbatino, Bogue Systems, Inc.; Patricia Paro, BNL Industries; Dennis P. McDowell and Richard Wilhelm, Mil Spec, Inc.; Shea Nimocks, Appleton Marine; John Fleming, Cobham Mission Systems; Jorda Elliot and John Cocke. The Hiller Companies; Edward Hinson, PaR Marine/Jered, LLC; Steve Misun, DRS Power & Controls Technologies, Inc.; David Douglas, Howell Laboratories, Inc.; and Pete Anderson, IMECO, Inc.


Jack Janetatos, MMA’s Chairman, called the meeting to order and led the group in self-introductions.


Dennis Fanguy, Vice President, Quality Management System, Bollinger Shipyards, welcomed the group to the shipyard, described the organization and facilities of the shipyard, and explained the current situation at the yard.


Ben Bordelon, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Bollinger Shipyards, discussed the organization and characteristics of the shipyard and explained how suppliers can best deal with the shipyard and its personnel.


Scott Theriot, Vice President and General Manager of the shipyard, led the group on a tour of the facility.

Following the tour the group had a working lunch in the conference room and then adjourned.




Jack P. Janetatos


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