Tenneco's Newport News Industrial Corp. (NNI) Appoints M.R. Eshelman

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M. Roger Eshelman has been appointed director of engineering for Tenneco's Newport News Industrial Corporation (NNI).

Mr. Eshelman will direct corporation engineering, design and quality assurance for NNI.

A native of Indiana, Pa., Mr. Eshelman is a 1961 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.

In 1970, he received a master's degree in engineering from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.

Mr. Eshelman joins NNI with more than 16 years of designing and engineering experience at Newport News Shipbuilding, including participation on the SSN 688-Class submarine propulsion plant design team from design inception (1965) to lead ship delivery (1976).

Mr. Eshelman is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. He also is an elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Newport News.

NNI is a subsidiary of Tenneco's Newport News Shipbuilding.

The company's capabilities embrace almost every aspect of commercial nuclear power and it has designed, installed or serviced more than 100 nuclear reactors. NNI is currently engaged in the marketing and production of components and services for nuclear, c o n v e n t i o n a l and hydroelectric powerplants. The company is also involved in nuclear powerplant construction management, heavy and light machining and fabrication, and foundry products of steel and nonferrous iron.

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