Hillman Barge And Construction Names Ira Singleton VP
Hillman Barge & Construction Company, Brownsville, Pa., has announced the appointment of Ira J. Singleton as vice presidentmanufacturing. In his new capacity, Mr. Singleton will be responsible for the overall production operations of the barge and towboat manufacturing facility.
Mr. Singleton began employment with Hillman in 1951 as a draftsman, and held various middle and top management posts since then, including assistant chief engineer, chief engineer, assistant general manager, general manager and assistant to the president and manager of plant facilities.
Mr. Singleton received a Bachelor of Science degree from California State College, and completed postgraduate courses in engineering at the University of Pittsburgh.
Active in church community affairs, Mr. Singleton is currently a trustee of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, and a board member of the West Brownsville Municipal Authority. Professionally, Mr. Singleton is a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, The Propeller Club of the United States (Port of Pittsburgh), and serves on the Technical Advisory Staff of the American Bureau of Shipping.