Manufacturers

Marine Products Corporation announces changes to leadership

Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) has announced several changes within its senior leadership team and among its Board of Directors. Marine Products manufactures fiberglass boats under the brand names of Chaparral and Robalo. Chaparral's sterndrive models include SSi and SSX, along with the Chaparral Surf Series. Chaparral's outboard offerings include OSX Luxury Sportboats, and SSi and SSX outboard models. Robalo ...

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Sea Ray launches new SLX 260 outboard

Sea Ray names new president

Sea Ray has announced the launch of its SLX 260 and SLX 260 Outboard, the company’s first boat designed by an all-women design team and the first Sport Boat to showcase the new SLX design language.  The design team was led by Sea Ray Senior Design Manager Carrie Fodor and Brunswick Boat Group Senior Industrial Designer Kristin McGinnis. “This launch ...

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Scania USA appoints Jorg Franzke president

Scania has announced Jorg Franzke has been appointed President of Scania U.S.A., Inc. effective May 16th, 2022. Franzke succeeds Håkan Sterner, who will move back to Sweden after five years at Scania U.S.A. In this position, Franzke will be responsible for Scania U.S.A.’s operations. He has been working for Scania since 1995 in various positions such as Services, Truck Sales, R&D, ...

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Propspeed partners with Marine Protection Systems

Propspeed has partnered with Marine Protection Systems to educate and provide solutions to prevent corrosion and minimize damage to vessels and the marine biosphere. Propspeed and Marine Protection Systems have teamed up to produce a Corrosion Protection Tank where they will show the relationship and performance of various anodes and coatings. The tank will be on display at a number ...

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ePropulsion debuts electric inboard

ePropulsion has expanded its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) offering with the launch of an electric inboard, the H-100. The H-100 will make its world debut at this year’s Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo, taking place in June at RAI Amsterdam. The new H-100 is a 100kw inboard motor, engineered for larger sailing boats and motor vessels between 60- to 100-feet ...

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Boating Industry issues ‘last call’ for 2022 Women Making Waves nominations

Boating Industry is now in the last days for accepting nominations for its 2022 Women Making Waves industry recognition program. The nomination process will close on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. The 2022 Women Making Waves will be featured in the June/July issue of Boating Industry, as well as honored at the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT, November 14-16, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Women Making Waves is Boating Industry’s effort ...

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Yamaha Marine names new WaterCraft marketing division manager

Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced the appointment of Leslie Zlotnick to the position of Division Manager, WaterCraft Marketing. In her new role, Zlotnick will oversee all Yamaha WaterCraft advertising, digital marketing, public relations and event campaigns. “Leslie has a deep understanding of our business and is a leader in the boating community,” said Bryan Seti, General Manager, Yamaha WaterCraft. ...

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Cox Marine partners with Gulf Yachts

Cox diesel outboard make US debut

Cox Marine, manufacturer of the CXO300 high-powered diesel outboard engine, has announced an expanded contract with UAE partner Gulf Yachts to cover additional regions as exclusive distributor. The Doha-based company is increasing its territories beyond Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Lebanon to also distribute in UAE and Bahrain – a growth strategy that confirms Gulf Yachts as Cox Marine’s largest distributor ...

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Everglades Boats adds to sales and marketing team

Everglades Boats, designer and builder of offshore fishing boats, announced the expansion of its sales and marketing team with the addition of two key members. Matt Holloway has been named director of business development. In this capacity, Holloway will oversee the continued expansion of Everglades’ dealer network and will support dealer partners in providing the exceptional purchasing and ownership experience ...

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Groupe Benetau releases first quarter business report

Groupe Benetau has released their first quarter business report: Boat and leisure home markets performing wellGlobal order book at end-March up 47% from March 2021Forecasts maintained for growth in revenues (+11% to 14%) and income from ordinary operations (€110m to €120m) for 2022 Groupe Beneteau reported strong demand across both of its markets, with 2022 first-quarter revenues of €317m, up ...

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