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Brunswick announces restructure, eliminates 100 positions

Following the completion of the Fitness business sale to KPS Capital Partners, LP, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) recently announced that it has initiated a range of measures to streamline its cost structure to support sustained earnings growth and provide continued headroom to fund important product, digital, and growth-oriented business initiatives.  A news release from Brunswick said the announcement focuses primarily ...

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Brunswick’s New York Mills operation earns another safety accolade

Brunswick Corporation’s New York Mills operation has earned a Governor’s Safety Award from the Minnesota Safety Council and was recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the recent Governor’s Safety Awards. This comes a week after the facility was named in the Top 10 in the Star Tribune’s Top 150 Workplace list. “Our team has a tremendous focus ...

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Mercury Racing launches 450R outboard

Steeped in Mercury Racing DNA, the 450R features a 4.6-liter V8 FourStroke powerhead boosted by an exclusive Mercury Racing supercharger to produce 450 peak propshaft horsepower and 40% higher torque than the 400R.   At over 300 pounds lighter than the nearest competitor, the new 450R delivers a new power-to-weight ratio in a compact, efficient package. The 450R offers the ...

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Brunswick’s New York Mills operation recognized as Top Workplace in Minnesota

Brunswick Corporation’s New York Mills Operation has been recognized as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace.  The facility, which manufactures both Lund and Crestliner boats, placed sixth in the large Minnesota company’s category, positioned the plant in elite company in the state of Minnesota. “What makes this award special is that it is based on employee opinions measuring engagement, health ...

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Mercury Marine plant achieves ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced that a major plant operation at its global headquarters is a "Zero Waste to Landfill" facility. The accomplishment represents a significant stride in the company's ongoing campaign to advance its sustainability mission, which includes a focus on protecting and preserving the environment. "People use and enjoy our products out in ...

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Mercury Racing awards Future Tech scholarship

Mercury Racing has awarded its inaugural Future Tech education scholarship to local high school student Matt Dudarenke of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The goal of the $1,200 scholarship is to alleviate financial stress of post-secondary education for prospective future Mercury Racing technicians. Companies such as Mercury Racing rely on skilled individuals with a strong work ethic and passion to build and ...

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Brunswick completes acquisition of Freedom Boat Club

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Freedom Boat Club (FBC).  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Freedom Boat Club, founded in 1989, is the largest boat club operator and the premier marine franchisor in the nation. FBC and its franchisees service over 20,000 members, providing them with access to a fleet of ...

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Brunswick Corp. names new Sea Ray president

The Brunswick Boat Group, a unit of Brunswick Corporation announced that Steve Langlais has been named President - Sea Ray Boats, succeeding Brad Anderson, who has chosen to pursue opportunities outside the Company.  Langlais, currently President – Ft. Wayne Operations for Brunswick, will continue to report to Brunswick Boat Group President Huw Bower.  The appointment is effective immediately. “Steve is ...

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Sea Ray celebrates 60th anniversary, honors dealers at awards dinner

Sea Ray recently celebrated its 60th anniversary during a marine industry dealer meeting at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Texas. During the event, attendees experienced on-water product demonstrations of Sea Ray’s latest model line-up including the Sundancer 320, SDX 250 Outboard, SLX 400 and the brand-new, limited-edition SLX-R 350 Outboard, recently named a 2019 Top Product by Boating Industry. In addition, attendees ...

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Brunswick Corp. OKs new share repurchase authorization, declares regular quarterly dividend

Brunswick Corporation announced that its board of directors has approved a new share repurchase authorization of $450 million and declared a regular quarterly dividend. A regular quarterly dividend on Brunswick common stock of $0.21 per share will be payable on June 14, 2019, to shareholders of record on May 21, 2019. In a separate action, the board of directors approved ...

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