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Boston Whaler steps into the classroom for Manufacturing Month

Boston Whaler boatbuilding experts recently stepped into local classrooms in Volusia County, Fla. to share information with middle school and high school students about modern manufacturing techniques as well as future career opportunities.  Whaler’s efforts were part of the “Manufacturing Means Measure” campaign sponsored by the Volusia Manufacturer Association (VMA).  October is National Manufacturing Month and the VMA is meeting ...

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Brunswick Boating Services Network launches turnkey business platform

Boating Services Network, the new boating services division of Brunswick Corp., has launched OnBoard Boating Club and Rentals, a state-of-the-art, turnkey business platform empowering marine dealers and marinas to expand their operations and serve the emerging and rapidly growing boat club and rental consumer market segments. For those looking to attract new customers interested in the boating lifestyle, OnBoard (www.onboard-boating.com) will ...

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Crestliner awards first year of ‘Angling Aces’ scholarships

Crestliner recently awarded four scholarships as part of its new Angling Aces Student Program. The program, which launched in March of this year, awarded two individual scholarships and two team scholarships, totaling $6,000. "One of the main components of the Angling Aces program is to support young anglers who would like to pursue professional fishing, as well as young angling student ...

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Boating Industry names Mark Schwabero Mover and Shaker of the Year

TAMPA, Fla. - Mark Schwabero, Chairman and CEO Brunswick Corp., has been named the 2018 Boating Industry Mover & Shaker of the Year. Boating Industry Editor-in-Chief Tim Hennagir presented Schwabero with the award during the IBEX Industry Breakfast Tuesday morning at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel. “The 8th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognizes leaders who haven't been afraid to take chances ...

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2018 Boating Industry Movers and Shakers

The 8th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognize leaders who haven’t been afraid to take chances in rethinking the way they do business, while embracing the challenges facing the marine industry. These leaders are people whose initiative and drive shake up and better their companies and the entire industry. From product entrepreneurs to advocacy champions to leaders who continue to ...

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Brunswick, MRAA announce healthcare, extended service contract partnership

Brunswick Corp,'s dealer services program, Brunswick Dealer Advantage, and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas have announced a partnership which will provide Brunswick marine dealers with access to healthcare options through MRAA Health, while providing MRAA dealers with access to extended service contract sales through Brunswick Product Protection. “MRAA and BDA are both dedicated to providing dealerships with the ...

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Brunswick completes $910 million acquisition of Power Products’ Global Marine & Mobile business

Brunswick Corp. has completed its acquisition of Power Products - Global Marine & Mobile business, which includes the global marine, specialty vehicle, mobile, industrial power, and transportation aftermarket products businesses of Power Products, for $910 million in cash from San Francisco-based private equity firm Genstar Capital. As previously announced, Genstar will retain Power Products' Electrical Construction & Maintenance business, now ...

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Brunswick announces 2018 Q2 financial results

Brunswick Corp.’s has released its financial results for the second quarter of 2018. Consolidated net sales increased 3.6 percent versus second quarter 2017, and were up 4.3 percent for the combined marine business. Operating earnings decreased by 38 percent for the quarter, and were down 32 percent for the combined marine business. "During the first half of 2018, we launched ...

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Brunswick to retain, reinvent Sea Ray brand

Brunswick Corp. today announced it has ended the sale process for its Sea Ray business, including the Meridian brand. Brunswick said it will retain and revitalize Sea Ray and leverage its premium brand to capitalize on growth opportunities in its sport boat and cruiser product categories. Brunswick also announced it will discontinue Sea Ray sport yacht and yacht models, resulting ...

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Mercury Marine to offer additional digital services

Mercury Marine is known for its marine propulsion technology, but the company also has its own PLM consulting business inside its global headquarters in Fond Du Lac, Wis. Mercury Digital Services provides its clients, including Mercury Marine, technical services and solutions to manage customer product data throughout its lifecycle and drive business outcomes for companies during the product development phase.  ...

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