Engine sales and service company Resource
Power Group has appointed Michael Kriner as the company’s Houston branch
manager. The focus of the Houston branch of the MaK and large bore engine
business will be Texas and the Gulf of Mexico territories.
Kriner is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant
Marine Academy. He was previously employed as the Houston operations manager
for ABB Turbocharger Inc. and before that as repair manager for Houston Ship
“Bringing Mike on board is a key step in
RPG’s plan to build a strong engine service and repair presence to the Houston
market. Mike has a tremendous amount of experience in the turbocharger business
and a strong background in ship repair. This makes him a very valuable addition
to the team” said Sean Carey, Resource Power Group’s general manager, in a
company press release.
“Mike is another key addition to
the RPG management team, This team is propelling our medium and slow speed engine
business forward with a heightened sense of urgency for our customers. Our goal
is to combine commercial experience, technical experience, and deep industry
knowledgein order to better support our customers,” said Robert Webb, president
of Louisiana CAT, RPG’s parent company.