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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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Forbes names Brunswick among America’s best employers for 2019

Forbes Magazine has named Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) among America’s Best Employers for 2019.  The Company is ranked No. 219 for employers with 5,000 employees or more. The list of 500 honorees was announced by Forbes in partnership with Statista.com. This is the second consecutive year that Brunswick has been recognized. Brunswick, which was founded nearly 175 years ago, is ...

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Brunswick Boat Group to establish integrated manufacturing center

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced that its boat group will establish its Merritt Island facility in Florida as an Integrated Manufacturing Center.  Since the wind-down of Sea Ray Sport Yacht and Yacht production operations at the site last year, the facility has been transitioning to become a hub of operations to support the growth and development of Sea Ray, Boston ...

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Brunswick facilities worldwide recognized for safety achievements

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced the recipients of its top safety awards for 2018 performance.  These honors not only recognize significant accomplishments, but also encourage and reward employees and facilities that have achieved outstanding safety and wellness performance through promoting and practicing safety awareness, ultimately minimizing workplace incidents and injuries and improving the workplace. All Brunswick manufacturing, engineering and distribution ...

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Mercury Marine’s V-6 platform wins iF Design Award

Mercury Marine has been recognized with an International Forum Design (iF) award in the Discipline Product category, presented to the company for its V-6 outboard lineup.  The iF International Forum Design organizes the iF Design Awards each year and has thousands of entries from close to 60 countries compete for the prize. According to its website, since 1953, iF has ...

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Mercury Marine launches new MercCrusier Jet Ready inboard engine

Mercury Marine recently announced the launch of the new MerCruiser V8 6.2L 370hp Jet Ready inboard engine. The new Jet Power Inboard uses MerCruiser’s 6.2L small block V8 powerplant in an inboard configuration and has a tailstock in place of a transmission to allow for an easy connection to a jet pump via a jackshaft.  “This engine provides boat builders, ...

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Brunswick realigns, streamlines corporate finance organization

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced planned changes to its corporate finance organization, as it realigns and repositions itself into a streamlined marine-focused organization in anticipation of the planned separation of its Fitness business, which will occur later this year.  As part of this realignment, effective June 3, Randall S. Altman, Brunswick’s vice president - treasurer, will become controller, succeeding ...

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