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Boat, engine sales up as Brunswick reports second quarter results

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Brunswick Corp. reported strong revenue growth Thursday for the second quarter of 2016, with sales up in marine engines, boats and fitness equipment. “Our reported second quarter net sales increased by 9 percent,” said Brunswick Chairman and CEO Mark Schwabero. “Our top line reflected strong growth rates in our Fitness segment and fiberglass outboard and aluminum boats. This growth was ...

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Brunswick acquires Indoor Cycling Group

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Indoor Cycling Group (ICG), specializing in the design of indoor cycling equipment. ICG is based in Nuremburg, Germany. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ICG's 2015 revenues were approximately €37 million ($41 million), and the transaction is subject to usual and customary closing conditions as well as ...

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Mercury Marine and Chaparral expand partnership to include Robalo brand

Mercury Marine has announced an expanded partnership with Chaparral to include the Robalo brand. The partnership will focus on Mercury's outboard product offerings. This partnership will give Robalo customers the opportunity to experience Mercury Marine and continue the engine manufacturer's growth in key saltwater markets. "The Robalo lineup of center console boats is outstanding, and we're delighted to expand our ...

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Manufacturing at Mercury Marine highlighted on national television

Mercury Marine was recently featured on Titan American Built, a nationally televised program focusing on manufacturing in the United States. The show highlights a group of future manufacturers, taking a tour of Mercury Marine's global headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wis., and learning about the value of manufacturing. "We thought Titan and his crew did a fantastic job highlighting the positive aspects of ...

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Brunswick schedules second quarter earnings and conference call July 28

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) will release its second quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, July 28, 2016, before the market opens by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the company's website at ir.brunswick.com. The results will also be available on the SEC's website with the Form 8-K filing ...

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Brunswick acquires Thunder Jet

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced Tuesday it has acquired Thunder Jet, a designer and builder of heavy-gauge aluminum (HGA) boats. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Thunder Jet's 2015 revenues were approximately $20 million. With a current portfolio of 18 models ranging in length from 18 to 26 feet, Thunder Jet will operate as a key part of the ...

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Boston Whaler raises nearly $2,000 to support local nonprofit arts organization

Boston Whaler recently raised nearly $2,000 to benefit The Atlantic Center for the Arts’ (ACA) Community Programs. The money was raised during the IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts, an annual event held in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., through the raffle of a custom-designed and custom-painted piece featuring a Boston Whaler boat cruising the open seas. On Friday, representatives from ...

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Market Trends: Freshwater fishing boats growing larger, more sophisticated

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For years, recreational fishing has ranked as the single most popular activity that people enjoy from a boat. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, that remains true today. In its Special Report on Fishing published last year, the RBFF notes that no fewer than 46 million Americans participated in recreational fishing during ...

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Q&A with Brunswick Chairman & CEO Mark Schwabero

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In February, Mark Schwabero succeeded longtime Brunswick CEO Dusty McCoy, following a nearly two-year stint as president and COO of Brunswick Corporation. Schwabero joined Brunswick in 2004 as president – Mercury Outboards before being named president – Mercury Marine in 2008. We recently caught up to Schwabero to talk about what he sees for the future of the industry and ...

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Brunswick names new presidents for Boston Whaler, Harris, Cypress Cay

Brunswick Corporation announced Friday it has named Nick Stickler as president - Boston Whaler. He succeeds Huw Bower, who recently was appointed president - Brunswick Boat Group. Stickler, most recently was president - Harris and Cypress Cay Pontoons.  Stickler, whose new appointment is effective immediately, will report to Bower. Succeeding Stickler at Harris will be Jorge Valdes, managing director - ...

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