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McElroy is Back!!!

Announcement Letter   


April 25, 2003

McElroy / Catchot Winch Company Inc.’s President Harold S. Catchot is pleased to announce that on April 25, 2003 he completed the transaction with National Oilwell /AmClyde to purchase the remaining Deck Machinery products associated with the McElroy Product line and its’ predecessor McElroy Machine and Manufacturing Co. of Biloxi, Mississippi..

This acquisition serves to expand the product line to entertain a broader variety and scope of work to include specifically the design, engineering and manufacture of Anchor Winches, Windlasses, Capstans and a variety of other Deck Machinery associated with the Offshore, Military and Commercial shipping industries.

McElroy / Catchot has the in house capability at its’ new facility located in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, to design, engineer, and manufacture the products it represents and also perform a scope of work to include specialty machine work, fabrication and repair.  These capabilities, combined with the most recent acquisition make a good fit for custom products, along with the standard equipment, for which they are already well know, world wide.  As most users know, the McElroy product is “second to none” when it comes to quality, performance, and reliability.

                                                                                                                    McElroy / Catchot’s mission is to produce a quality and reliable product that is designed to survive the harsh conditions experienced on vessels of all types, in all parts of the world.  The McElroy name has been a leader in the Deck Equipment since it’s inception as a small machine shop on Back Bay Biloxi, Mississippi in 1915.



Harold S. Catchot
McElroy / Catchot Winch Company
5921 Gulf Tech Drive
Ocean Springs, Ms. 39564
228 875 6327     Phone
228 872 7880     Fax

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