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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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Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Awards tap Brunswick recipients

Brunswick Corporation announced that both Kim Shaller, purchasing manager at Boston Whaler in Edgewater, Fla., and Judith Zelisko, Brunswick’s vice president – tax, have been selected among 130 recipients from 101 companies to receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award from the Manufacturing Institute for 2019. At an April 11 reception in Washington, D.C., ...

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Mercury Marine named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

Mercury Marine was named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year in the Mega category. This marks the third time the Fond du Lac-based company has won this award.   Manufacturer of the Year awards are presented annually by the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) to Wisconsin-based companies that produce world-class products and create employment opportunities for the communities in which they are ...

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Mercury Marine debuts new 400hp Verado at MIBS

Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the 400hp Verado outboard engine today, the company’s highest horsepower Verado branded outboard engine in its portfolio.  “The acceptance of the 350hp Verado in the marketplace has been incredible and through extensive conversations with our global customers, we have learned that there is an appetite in the marketplace for a Verado-branded 400hp four-stroke ...

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Sea Ray unveils SLX 350 Outboard, SLX-R package

During the Miami International Boat Show, Thursday, Feb. 14, Sea Ray unveiled a limited-edition SLX-R package of the brand-new SLX 350 Outboard.  “The SLX-R is a first for Sea Ray, offering a limited, racing performance version of the SLX 350 Outboard,” said Brad Anderson, Sea Ray president and general manager. “As one of the world’s premier boat shows, the Miami International ...

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Brunswick reports Q4, full-year 2018 results

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) recently reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year of 2018. For the fourth quarter of 2018, Brunswick reported net sales of $1,248.9 million, up from $1,182.1 million a year earlier, with $5.4 million and $38.3 million of sales related to Sport Yacht and Yacht operations in the fourth quarter of 2018 and 2017, respectively. Diluted ...

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Brunswick unveils plans for Fiberglass Boat Technology Center

Brunswick Boat Group, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has announced plans for the Brunswick Fiberglass Boat Technology Center (BFBTC), an extensive recreational boat design and technology center in the United States. Located in Edgewater, Florida, the 45,000-square-foot facility will be home to a boat product development team, with a mission to design, engineer, and launch innovative, industry-leading products for Boston ...

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Mercury Marine celebrates 80 years in 2019

Mercury Marine will celebrate its 80th anniversary throughout 2019, reflecting on its strong heritage of innovation and leadership in the marine industry.  On January 22, 1939, E. Carl Kiekhaefer purchased a bankrupt engine manufacturing plant in Cedarburg, Wis. Now, 80 years later, the business that emerged from those modest beginnings, Mercury Marine, is a company with 7,000 global employees that ...

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