Manufacturers

Mercury Racing employees join fight against COVID-19

Three home-bound Mercury Racing employees are using personal 3D printers to support community efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When Steve Wynveen, a development engineering manager at Mercury Racing, learned that Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee had posted a pattern and instructions for home sewers to create cloth face masks, he discovered a way to pitch in. "One of ...

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Siren Marine names new CMO

Newport, Rhode Island-based Siren Marine has announced the hiring of Kate MacKay to serve as the company’s new chief marketing officer (CMO).  In her new post, MacKay will direct and oversee all marketing activities for Siren Marine, bringing to bear her strategic planning experience and track record of success across a diverse business landscape, including financial services and the toy/entertainment ...

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DockMaster appoints new president

DockMaster, a provider of technology solutions dedicated to the marina and marine industry has announced the appointment of Kent Howard as its new president. As of April 13, 2020, he has assumed the company’s day-to-day leadership responsibilities.  The company said it is excited to have Howard on board, who brings decades of experience in the hospitality industry with him. Howard, a 17-year ...

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Polaris shifts boat manufacturing strategy

Polaris

Polaris Inc. recently announced it has made the strategic decision to focus its marine investments and growth efforts on its flagship boating brands. As a result, Polaris will stop producing Rinker, Striper and Larson FX boat brands at its Syracuse, Indiana plant in June. “This decision was made after extensive consideration of every available alternative,” said Bob Mack, president of ...

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Correct Craft supports “Blue Mind” dictionary entry

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The Cambridge Dictionary is considering the addition of “blue mind” into its next update, an addition highly supported by Correct Craft. To be added to the Cambridge Dictionary, the phrase must receive adequate votes indicating support of the proposal. People can vote to include “blue mind” into the Cambridge Dictionary here. Blue mind is an idea that was developed by ...

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Palm Beach Boat Show postpones new dates

The 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS) - set for May 14 -17 along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach - has been postponed until further notice. The decision came after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' executive order issuing a statewide stay-at-home directive through at least April 30.“We fully support the decision as the health and safety of our visitors, ...

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Brunswick businesses join fight against COVID-19

Brunswick Corporation and many of its businesses around the world are doing their part to help those on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. The Brunswick Private Foundation recently made a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross and Brunswick employees around the world are making personal donations that will also be matched by the company. In addition, the ...

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Correct Craft steps up during coronavirus crisis

Correct Craft’s team has stepped up to join in the fight against COVID-19. The company and its subsidiaries are working to serve in this global pandemic by helping fill the gap of PPE (personal protective equipment) shortages in local communities across the country. Some examples of work being done by Correct Craft companies include: Centurion & Supreme Boats have donated ...

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Suzuki names GM of new marine tech center

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. announced it has named industry veteran David Greenwood to be general manager of the company’s new Suzuki Marine Technical Center USA in Panama City, Fla. The appointment of Greenwood to this post comes shortly after Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. announced that the new technical center will be built on a 20-acre waterfront property the ...

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Anthem Marine creates boating industry hub for federal disaster assistance

Anthem Marine

Anthem Marine updated its website with a page dedicated to federal disaster assistance resources for the recreational boating industry. To help direct manufacturers, suppliers, importers, retailers and others find the right forms and links, Anthem has created an easy to navigate choice of direct connections for disaster aid. Anthem CEO Mark Overbye remarked, “While we’re in the process of bringing ...

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