Manufacturers

Vision Marine names new battery partner

Vision Marine Technologies announced it has executed a production contract with Neogy, a division ofGroupe Startec Energy, a French manufacturer of specialized batteries and systems. The production contract provides for Vision Marine’s initial purchase of 240 of Neogy’s customized batteries, which have been designed to the specifications of Vision Marine. The first installment of batteries will be delivered immediately, with ...

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Golden Manufacturing bolsters staffing

Closely following its major production facility expansion, Golden Manufacturing has bolstered its staffing with promotions and the creation of a new position, as well as partnering with a software development engineer. Bill Golden, president and CEO, made the announcement. Ken Felty has been promoted to the position of international sales manager. In this new role, he is responsible for developing ...

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IMTRA expands Libra-Plast AS partnership

IMTRA, manufacturer and importer of solutions and products for the marine, energy and transportation markets, announced that it has expanded its partnership with Libra-Plast AS, a leader in production of vessel doors, hatches and storage. IMTRA first partnered with Libra as a U.S. agent in 2018. Libra’s recent focus on the Gulf Coast territory and the success of this partnership ...

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LIQUI MOLY makes leadership moves

LIQUI MOLY has announced Dr. Uli Weller has been nominated as managing director in addition to Günter Hiermaier. The long-standing commercial director of the company in Ulm, Weller, will become the second managing director of the group of companies at the start of 2023. For LIQUI MOLY this is a logical step and a guarantee for lasting stability and security. ...

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Mercury’s St. Cloud facility earns zero-waste designation

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced that its Plant 7 manufacturing operation in St. Cloud, Florida, has achieved a zero-waste-to-landfill designation. The factory makes electrical and plastic components for the company’s marine engines and related parts, accessories and technologies.  Plant 7 is the fourth Mercury facility to achieve this designation. Its three predecessors are all distribution centers: one at ...

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Yamaha adopts plant-derived materials for PWC parts

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Yamaha Marine U.S. Business Unit will soon begin to use plant-derived cellulose nanofiber (CNF) reinforced resin in the production of specific watercraft parts. The CNF reinforced resin, developed through a collaborative agreement between Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. in Japan (“Yamaha Motor”) and Nippon Paper Industries Corporation, Ltd., represents what appears to be one of the world’s first practical use of ...

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Star Brite names new leadership team

Star brite has appointed Gregor Dornau as its new president following its acquisition by OneWater Marine/T-H Marine Supplies in August of this year. Since the close, Dornau has assembled a new leadership team from within the company, naming Erik Applegate as Executive Vice President; Eric Hahn, Senior Vice President of Sales; Derick Cote, Vice President of Product; and Kouri Carey, ...

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Correct Craft team serves at local orphanage

Correct Craft spent a day serving at the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home to honor the legacy of company legend Ralph Meloon. It was the second year in a row that the company celebrated Ralph Meloon day!Since 1908, the Florida United Methodist Children’s home has provided care in a family-style home for children who have been victimized by abuse, neglect, ...

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Mercury announces V10 outboard

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has introduced the industry’s first V10 outboard with the launch of its 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado outboard engines. The Verado’s are compatible with the latest Mercury SmartCraft technologies and will be offered with an optional dual-mode 48V/12V alternator to pair with Navico Group’s Fathom e-power system. “The all-new Mercury V10 ...

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