Robert E. Apple N a m e d President Stanwick Company
The Stanwick Corporation has announced the appointment of Robert E. Apple as president of the Stanwick Company, a division located in Norfolk, Va.
Mr. Apple, who is chairman of the Los Angeles Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, has over 25 years of experience in the maritime industry. His last position was chairman of the board of the Hydrofoil Corporation of America. Prior to that, he was president of Harbor Marine Industries, a complex of two shipyards and a marine engineering firm. Previously, he was vice president of Advanced Projects for Litton Ship Systems, and as project director led the Litton team in winning the billion-dollar competition for the General Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship, LHA. Prior to his six years with Litton, Mr. Apple was assistant to the president of the naval architectural firm of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc. Mr. Apple is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and also has a master's degree in mechanical engineering. During his years in the U.S. Navy, he was project engineer for the machinery de- sign of the DDG-2 class, DLG-6 class, DLG-16, and DE-1033 class of destroyers, and the first nuclear destroyer and cruiser, DLGN-25 and the- CGN-9.
Mr. Apple is a member of the American Society of Naval Engineers and formerly a Class A consultant to the National Security Industrial Association. He has authored numerous technical papers, and was a major contributor to the SNAME T&R Bulletin 3-22, "Reliability and Maintainability Engineering in the Marine Industry." The Stanwick Company specializes in developing the supporting elements of complex systems, especially c o m m e r c i a l , maritime and naval applications. Supporting elements include maintenance s u b s y s t e m s , manning requirements, training programs, spare parts control, and technical information and operation manuals.
The company is particularly recognized for its ability to design spartan but highly effective maintenance programs for commercial ships and craft. It has also developed planned maintenance systems for the U.S. and foreign navies for more than 15 years. Work has currently been expanded to include systems for hospitals, medical facilities, and industrial complexes.
All inquiries may be sent to Robert E. Apple, president, The Stanwick Company, 3661 East Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk, Va. 23502.