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Audio – Unemotional Rescue

February 27, 2008

tellock2.jpg(With apologies to Mick, Keith and the boys)

The Rolling Stones were desperately looking for someone to come to their emotional rescue when they released their album of the same name in 1980.

But Manitowoc Chief Executive Glen Tellock was feeling very unemotional on Wednesday when speaking to the Reuters Manufacturing Summit about one of the company’s three businesses.

Maintowoc is comprised of three segments — cranes, foodservice equipment and marine. But on Wednesday, Tellock didn’t sound like his marine business was a sure bet to remain a part of the company for the long haul.

While Tellock said it was a business he “liked”, he said he was not very ”emotionally” tied to it or its long-term prospects.

Tellock was one of the featured guests at this year’s summit, which continues through Thursday in our offices in Chicago.

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