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Mercury Marine introduces new V-6 FourStroke outboard lineup, expansion to SeaPro line

Mercury Marine has announced the introduction of its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line. The new engine family features 175 HP, 200 HP, and 225 HP FourStroke outboards and a V-6 200 HP SeaPro commercial outboard. The new Mercury FourStroke and SeaPro outboards are built on Mercury’s new 3.4-liter V-6 platform, which is ...

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Brunswick Corp. releases 4Q, full-year 2017 financial results

Brunswick Corp.’s fourth quarter and full-year 2017 financial results were bolstered by a net sales increase of 14 percent in the company’s boat segment as well as an 8 percent increase in the marine engine segment. Collectively, Brunswick’s marine businesses reported a 10 percent increase in both revenue and operating earnings over 2016. "Our 2017 revenue increased by 9 percent, ...

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Brunswick Product Protection launches expanded extended marine protection

Brunswick Product Protection, the extended marine protection division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), recently launched a major expansion of its Passport and Passport Premier extended engine and accessory protection plans for recreational power boats. "Customers value the peace of mind that advanced product protection can bring," said Cecil Cohn, vice president - Brunswick Financial Services. "I am excited about our ...

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Lund launches new Impacts for 2018 line-up

The new Lund Impact 2018 line-up includes a redesign of the fishing-focused 1675, 1775, and 1875 Impact models, and also expands the XS series with new 1675 and 1775 models, which will join the company's redesigned 1875 and 2025 models. Built with Lund's IPS hull design, the full Impact line-up features a pronounced center keel, double-riveted seam construction, two reverse ...

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Brunswick Corporation intends to sell Sea Ray

Brunswick Corp. today announced it intends to sell Sea Ray, one of the 15 brands that comprise the Brunswick Boat Group. Lazard's middle market advisory group is acting as Brunswick's investment banker for this transaction, which is expected to be completed in the first half of 2018, the company stated in a news release. "Our marine strategy is focused on ...

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Boat, marine industry unites in spearheading Hurricane Harvey support effort

Boatbuilders, engine manufacturers, marinas and dealers were united in rescue and support efforts the week following Hurricane Harvey. In a four-day period, many areas received more than 40 inches of rain as a historic storm system meandered over eastern Texas and adjacent waters, causing catastrophic flooding. The industry’s response to the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United ...

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Brunswick completes move into new corporate headquarters

Brunswick Corporation has moved into its new corporate headquarters offices in the Woodland Falls Corporate Center at 26125 North Riverwoods Road, Ste. 500, Mettawa, IL. Since 1993, the company had been based in the Conway Park office complex in nearby Lake Forest, Ill.  Brunswick, which was founded in 1845 in Cincinnati, has been headquartered in the Chicago area since 1847. Occupying ...

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Boston Whaler and Mercury Marine to aid MIT marine robotics research

For the past several years, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, through its Marine Autonomy Bay facility and affiliated programs, has been conducting extensive research into marine robotics and how they may be applied to boating. Brunswick Corporation has announced it is lending a hand to this initiative. MIT recently received a Boston Whaler 250 Outrage boat – powered by twin, ...

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Brunswick announces layoffs, temporary furloughs in Palm Coast facility

Last week, Brunswick announced a reduction in force as well as a furlough to its employees at the company’s Palm Coast boat production facility in Florida. No other Brunswick facilities are affected. “These actions were to align our production levels with market demand in the 40’- 49’ segment of our business, while continuing to maintain our production capabilities in stronger ...

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Brunswick reports 8.8 percent sales growth in Q2 2017

Brunswick Corporation reported results for the second quarter of 2017, with 12 percent growth in boat sales and 6 percent growth in engine sales. “Our second quarter revenues increased by 8.8 percent,” said Brunswick Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark Schwabero. “Our top line reflected strong growth rates in all three of our primary boat categories, and the outboard engine ...

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