Manufacturers

Manitou receives 19th consecutive NMMA CSI Award

Manitou Pontoons

Manitou Pontoon Boats is once again a recipient of a Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) for exceptional customer service. The 2020 Marine Industry CSI Award in the Pontoon Boats category marks the 19th consecutive CSI awarded to Manitou Pontoon Boats – every year since the award’s inception. The Marine Industry CSI Awards honor ...

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Alumacraft earns third consecutive NMMA CSI Award

CSI Award logo

BRP announced that Alumacraft is a recipient of a Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) for exceptional customer service. The 2020 Marine Industry CSI Award in the Aluminum Outboard Boats category marks the third consecutive CSI awarded to Alumacraft.  The Marine Industry CSI Awards honor boat and engine manufacturers who actively measure customer satisfaction ...

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Godfrey recognized for customer satisfaction

Godfrey Customer Satisfaction award

Godfrey Marine has been recognized for yet another National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award. The award, given for superior customer satisfaction throughout the year, was announced during a virtual presentation. “We are proud to be recognized by the NMMA with this esteemed award,” said Heather Roush, director of customer experience, Godfrey Marine. “Ultimately, the success of any ...

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Brunswick CFO named to manufacturers board

Ryan Gwillim headshot

The National Association of Manufacturers announced that Ryan Gwillim, Chief Financial Officer, Brunswick Corporation, has been named to the NAM Board of Directors. Gwillim will join the NAM Board to bolster the association’s leadership in policy advocacy, workforce solutions, legal action, operational excellence and news and insights. He will help the industry advance an agenda that promotes growth and prosperity ...

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Marine industry Culture Summit available online

Correct Craft Culture Summit

Hundreds of marine industry leaders across the globe gathered last Wednesday to participate in the second Marine Industry Culture Summit hosted by Correct Craft. This year’s two-hour virtual event began with a presentation by Correct Craft President and CEO Bill Yeargin who recapped last year’s two-day in-person event before sharing lessons learned at Correct Craft regarding the establishment of an ...

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MasterCraft partners with Meagan Ethell for “Let Her Rip” campaign

MasterCraft Let Her Rip Campaign

Today, on International Women’s Day, MasterCraft Boat Company is kicking off its “Let Her Rip” campaign to support the ongoing push to inspire and empower women to chase their goals, have confidence in their abilities and to challenge others to do the same in the water sports industry and beyond. MasterCraft and six-time world wakeboard champion Meagan Ethell debut the “Let Her ...

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Bennington expands Elkhart operations

Bennington, manufacturer of pontoon boats, announced the immediate expansion of its operations in Elkhart County. This growth includes adding jobs and investing in new facilities. Bennington has secured the property and 43,485-square-foot Center Six One Five building at 2707 County Road 15, Elkhart, IN 46514. This investment allows the company to add manufacturing space and jobs to increase output. The process of ...

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MasterCraft partners with coaching app, Givego

MasterCraft Boat Company, a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), announced it has entered an official partnership with the digital coaching service, Givego. This exclusive boating partnership brings consumers direct access to MasterCraft’s world-class athletes via the app to allow for personalized video coaching and feedback at the touch of their fingertips. “Whether you're looking to step up ...

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Navico initiates sustainable packaging program

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands recently announced its renewed focus on becoming a more sustainable company, dedicated to preserving the joy of being on the water for current and future generations.  The first step was a transition to feature 100% recyclable and sustainable packaging in new product offerings. Additionally, last month the company announced its first-ever appointment ...

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Propspeed adds to growing U.S. team

Propspeed, innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced the expansion of its United States operations to accommodate increasing demand in this vital region, with the appointment of Alan Ferland as South East Regional Sales Manager and Technical Support and Bobby Matos as Gulf Coast Regional Sales Manager and Technical Support.  “Having the chance to work for such great, open-minded and driven ...

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