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Regulator Marine signs Grande Yachts International as dealer

Regulator Marine and Grande Yachts International have announced that Regulator’s fleet will now be available at Grande Yachts’ greater Fort Lauderdale dealerships in Coconut Grove, Dania Beach, and Pompano Beach. “We are thrilled to welcome Grande Yachts to the Regulator family,” said Regulator Marine President and co-founder Joan Maxwell. “Their team shares our commitment to quality and our drive to ...

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Barletta welcomes local schools for manufacturing days

Eighth-graders learned last week there are good careers available in local industries. Companies partnered with the Horizon Education Alliance to organize industrial tours for nearly 3,000 middle school students in Elkhart County. The week’s effort is being held in conjunction with Manufacturing Day, which actually covers several days. The day usually occurs on the first Friday of October, but because ...

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Lauderdale Marine Center names executive vice president, business development director

Lauderdale Marine Center has announced the appointment of Colin Kiley as executive vice president and Jeff Partin as director of business development. Kiley brings over 30 years of experience in the marine industry to his position at LMC where he will manage all aspects of the customer experience including sales, business development, marketing guest services and contractor relations.  He previously ...

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Make or break your business with online reviews

Word of mouth has always been the best advertising strategy for local businesses. When a customer is raving about your dealership to friends, family, neighbors, or co-workers, you’ve hit the jackpot. People are much more likely to trust a personal recommendation than an advertisement. On the other hand, negative talk about your business can be detrimental. Now that both happy ...

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Boston Whaler steps into the classroom for Manufacturing Month

Boston Whaler boatbuilding experts recently stepped into local classrooms in Volusia County, Fla. to share information with middle school and high school students about modern manufacturing techniques as well as future career opportunities.  Whaler’s efforts were part of the “Manufacturing Means Measure” campaign sponsored by the Volusia Manufacturer Association (VMA).  October is National Manufacturing Month and the VMA is meeting ...

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Siren Marine hires new vice president, product management

Siren Marine, a Newport, Rhode Island-based pioneer in Connected Boat technology, has announced the hiring of marine industry veteran Phil Gaynor to serve as the company’s vice president, product management. Gaynor brings with him a long history of developing cutting-edge marine products and programs. Most recently, Gaynor was with Navico, Inc., leading the creation, development and launch of that company’s GoFree ...

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OceanGrip partners with Mossy Oak for 2018-2019 product line

OceanGrip, a manufacturer of marine-grade traction products, announced the launch of exclusive Mossy Oak-brand designs across its 2018-2019 product line. An outdoors company, Mossy Oak outfits and informs anglers, hunters and adventure enthusiasts, and its signature camouflage patterns are popular among its followers. OceanGrip is currently the only marine-product company to feature the designs. “Mossy Oak is a brand that ...

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The US worker crisis

The U.S. is currently in a crisis that is impacting our domestic businesses and will likely have a long-term negative impact on our country. This crisis is impacting almost every U.S. company. It is a crisis that is limiting economic growth and wealth generation in the U.S. and, if not solved, will eventually threaten our national security. In fact, when ...

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SureShade enters new partnership with Derema Group

SureShade, the U.S. designer and manufacturer of patented retractable sunshade systems for the marine industry, has engaged Derema Group as their exclusive sales agent representing the SureShade brand in the Northeast, Midwest and Western region of the U.S. recreational boating market. The new manufacturer’s representative relationship with Derema Group will help SureShade expand sales and service capabilities with OEM clients ...

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Crestliner awards first year of ‘Angling Aces’ scholarships

Crestliner recently awarded four scholarships as part of its new Angling Aces Student Program. The program, which launched in March of this year, awarded two individual scholarships and two team scholarships, totaling $6,000. "One of the main components of the Angling Aces program is to support young anglers who would like to pursue professional fishing, as well as young angling student ...

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