Lister Chain To Open U.S. Anchor Chain Plant —Literature Available

Lister Chain & Forge Inc., a recently incorporated U.S. company, associated with 78-year-old Canadian chain-making and steel forging concern Lister Bolt & Chain, Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., recently announced it would commence the manufacture of ship anchor chain in the U.S. by early April 1989.

Located near Bellingham, Wash., Lister Chain & Forge will occupy five acres of industrial land and a 16,000-square-foot concrete block building.

With chain-making, heat-treating and testing equipment supplied by ESAB AB, a subsidiary of Swedish company ASEA, Lister Chain & Forge will be able to produce all sizes of marine anchor and mooring chain from 3/4-inch through 4-3/4- inch diameter.

Lister Bolt & Chain, the Canadian parent and flagship of the Lister Group of companies, produces shipboard anchor chain for the U.S. and Canadian Navies, as well as other types of chain and steel forgings for commercial marine and industrial requirements.

Lister products and facilities are recognized by many classification societies including the American Bureau of Shipping, Lloyd's Register of Shipping and the American Petroleum Institute.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 10,  Feb 1989

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