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Beacon Finland Appoints Rio Marine for US Support

Beacon Finland, a maritime-related firm engaged in naval architecture, marine engineering and equipment, has appointed Rio Marine to service its JAK-ATB coupling systems in the U.S. Tuija Horkko, Beacon Finland’s Chairman, said Rio Marine will become the exclusive company to provide 24/7/365 service for its JAK coupling systems for the tug/barge industry.

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Rio Controls & Hydraulics Steering System featured in The Waterways Journal

From the July 14, 2014 issue of The Waterways Journal
By David Murray

For a brand-new company, Rio Controls & Hydraulics is moving aggressively to make its mark on the inland waterways. Formed only last year, it has developed a patent-pending steering and propulision-control system for towboats that operates on totally new principles, promising to deliver significant increases in longevity and to save time in calibrating steering. It also develops and markets alarm and propulsion-control systems. 

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Rio Controls & Hydraulics Engineers New Steering System

From MarineLink.com, 4/16/2014

Rio Controls & Hydraulics (RCH) said it has developed a new marine steering system by modifying existing inductive sensors used in the oil and gas industry to reach a design that the company said will provide accurate and longer lasting sensor command and feedback signals.

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