Suppliers/Aftermarket

Lippert reports record Q1 results

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LCI Industries (NYSE: LCII) which, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc. ("Lippert"), supplies a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers in the recreation and transportation product markets, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, recently reported first quarter 2021 results. “We achieved a record $1 billion in revenue during the first quarter 2021, ...

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Rollick’s Aimbase hits OEM milestone

Rollick Inc., a marketing and customer experience technology provider in RV, Marine, and Powersports, announced that 100 OEM brands and thousands of U.S. dealers now use its Aimbase marketing technology. In April, the company signed Jayco and its Entegra Coach, Starcraft RV, and Highland Ridge RV brands, pushing the number of Aimbase OEM customers to 100. Rollick’s customers are responsible for nearly 50% of all RV unit sales ...

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Collegiate bass anglers prepare to compete

College bass fishing tournament

Two hundred top collegiate bass fishing teams will descend on South Carolina's Lake Murray, May 26-27, seeking top honors in college’s fishing’s longest running national championship, the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops. Started in 2005, the two-day, no-entry fee, traditional five-bass limit tournament offers tens of thousands of dollars in prizes and contingencies. And if a ...

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Garmin reports Q1 FY21 results

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Garmin Ltd. recently announced results for the first quarter ended March 27, 2021. Highlights for first quarter 2021 include: Total revenue of $1.07 billion, a 25% increase over the prior year quarter led by double-digit growth in the fitness, outdoor, marine and auto segmentsGross margin improved to 59.8% compared to 59.2% in the prior year quarterOperating margin improved to 23.3% ...

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Airhead Sports Group, Land ‘N Sea pen distribution agreement

Airhead Sports Group

Airhead Sports Group (ASG) announced Land ‘N Sea (LNS) as a new distributor for Airhead and Sportsstuff outdoor watersports products for the 2021 summer season in the US and Canada.  Marine dealers are one of the strongest retail channels for Airhead products. Over the past two years, Airhead has introduced new products and programs to help expand and grow marine ...

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Accon Marine launches new e-commerce website

Accon Marine Site

Accon Marine, manufacturer of flush-mounted lights and deck hardware, including its innovative Pop-Up line, has launched a new website. The domain remainswww.acconmarine.com. The reimagined website showcases Accon's numerous products in a simple, user-friendly interface. Intuitive navigation and a robust search engine make finding the perfect part fast and easy. Detailed information is offered for each item, including photos and downloadable ...

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West Marine launches Safe Boating Month

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West Marine is partnering with America’s Boating Club and National Safe Boating Council and other recognized boating safety organizations during the month of May to provide safety and educational resources for the 2021 boating season. The partnership culminates at the end of the month with the start of National Safe Boating Week on May 22. Over the course of the past few years, boating ...

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Flow-Rite marks 40 years

Flow-Rite marks 40 years in business

Flow-Rite, manufacturer of injection-molded fluid control components for boats, RVs, golf carts, hydroponics and industrial applications, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The impetus for Dan Campau to launch Flow-Rite, then referred to as Flow-Rite Controls, was to provide fluid control products that were more reliable than conventional mechanical valves. In four years, it developed a global network of distributors for ...

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NMMA recaps day one of ABC 2021

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Yesterday NMMA kicked off the first day of its annual advocacy event, the 2021 virtual American Boating Congress (ABC). The association welcomed nearly 400 attendees and an impressive lineup of speakers, including members of Congress, chiefs of staff, and directors of offices of outdoor recreation (OREC) from around the country. Throughout the initial day of programming, NMMA member companies and ...

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IBEX to host Supply Chain webinar next week

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Join IBEX 365 on Thursday, April 29 at 1 p.m. ET for the first webinar in its 2021 series, featuring a live discussion exploring supply chain management in a global, post-pandemic context. Supply chain management is not a specialty any longer, but instead an ecosystem strategy ensuring the competitive advantage. In the last year, the global supply chain consistently made news ...

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