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June 23, 1985

Bob Thomas & Associates, a public relations firm based in Redondo Beach, announced the sale of its BTA Communications Inc. subsidiary to Davis, Johnson, Mogul & Colombatto. Terms were not disclosed. DJMC, a Los Angeles-based advertising agency, said a new company, Gelman & Gray Communications, will be formed as a result of the acquisition. Chuck Gelman will be president and chief executive, and Rosalind Gray, formerly with the Bob Thomas company, has been named executive vice president. An earlier edition incorrectly identified DJMC as a public relations firm.

Litton Industries Inc., Beverly Hills, received a $15.9-million Navy contract to overhaul the U.S.S. Simon Lake, a submarine tender.

Computer Sciences Corp., El Segundo, announced a two-year National Aeronautics and Space Administration contract worth $9.4 million for engineering support services at NASA's Wallops Island, Va., flight facility.

Corda Diversified Technologies Inc., City of Industry, said it agreed to sell certain assets of its Ajax Industries Inc. subsidiary to Jaybee Manufacturing Corp., Los Angeles, for $2.6 million. Ajax, which filed a voluntary bankruptcy petition last October, manufacturers kitchen cabinets; Jaybee is a maker of decorative cabinet and other hardware.

Western Waste Industries, Carson, received a five-year, $4-million contract from the city of Palos Verdes Estates for residential garbage collection and disposal.

C.F. Braun & Co., Alhambra, a unit of Santa Fe International Corp., will perform design, procurement and construction management services for an ammonia plant in Trinidad-Tobago for Trinidad Nitrogen Co.

National Pay Telephone Corp., Los Angeles, said it signed a two-year, exclusive licensing agreement with Rosemont, Ill., to install and maintain public telephone stations and related equipment. Terms were not disclosed.

American Medical International Inc., Beverly Hills, acquired American Hospital of Miami, a 412-bed acute-care facility, for an undisclosed amount of cash.

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