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Five Mercury Marine facilities achieve ‘zero waste to landfill’ designation

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

Mercury Marine announced the addition of five facilities to its list of zero-waste-to-landfill (ZWTL) operations. Starting in December 2022, sustainability teams at these locations across the U.S. began reporting that their months-long initiatives aimed at reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials have brought their facilities into compliance with widely accepted ZWTL standards.  The newly designated ZWTL facilities include four distribution ...

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Freedom Boat Club again named on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 List

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has been recognized on the 2023 Top 500 Franchise List by Entrepreneur Magazine for the seventh consecutive year, ranking sixth in the recreational business category and 218th overall. "We are honored to be recognized on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list as one of the top franchisors for the seventh consecutive year. This recognition ...

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Brunswick announces Fort Wayne expansion

Brunswick Corporation's expansion of its Fort Wayne, Indiana facility.

Brunswick Corporation announced the expansion of its Fort Wayne manufacturing facility with a new 17,000 square feet freestanding building next to its existing facility, where the company will produce fiberglass parts for its Harris and Cypress Cay pontoon brands. The multi-million-dollar investment will reduce lead times, help manage costs and bring nearly 50 new jobs to the Fort Wayne community. ...

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Mercury’s St. Cloud facility earns zero-waste designation

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced that its Plant 7 manufacturing operation in St. Cloud, Florida, has achieved a zero-waste-to-landfill designation. The factory makes electrical and plastic components for the company’s marine engines and related parts, accessories and technologies.  Plant 7 is the fourth Mercury facility to achieve this designation. Its three predecessors are all distribution centers: one at ...

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Brunswick reports record sales at 2022 FLIBS

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Brunswick Corporation announced another record-breaking performance at the 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) with record sales and share gains from many of Brunswick’s award-winning brands. Brunswick reported the following notable outcomes from the four-day event: Sea Ray reported a 33% increase in revenue vs. the 2021 show and a 17% increase in overall units from last year.Boston Whaler and ...

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Crestliner names new GM

Crestliner Boats, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has named Jason Oakes General Manager of Crestliner Boats. In his role, Oakes will be responsible for leading and expanding the Crestliner brand. A 12-year marine industry veteran, Oakes has an established tenure with Brunswick and previously served as Director of Marketing for Lund Boats, where his responsibilities included developing and executing the ...

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Brunswick celebrates inaugural ‘All Blue Planet Month’

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Brunswick Corporation recently completed its inaugural All Blue Planet Month, an initiative to increase access to water to underserved populations as part of the Company’s overall sustainability strategy. Over several weeks, 16 Freedom Boat Club locations across the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain participated in the initiative. In total, the Clubs partnered with 23 local community groups supporting ...

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Mercury Marine opens global distribution center

Mercury Marine recently opened its new, purpose-built distribution center to support its parts and accessories business. The new 512,000-square-foot facility is strategically located near Indianapolis, Indiana, a major thoroughfare connecting Mercury’s global customers that will improve delivery and service and will add much needed capacity for scale, stability, and reduced logistics costs.  Mercury’s current distribution facility at its global headquarters ...

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Brunswick hosts MN representatives at New York Mills operation

Minnesota State Representatives Mary Franson (08-A) and Jordan Rasmusson (08-B) this month visited Brunswick’s Lund and Crestliner operation in New York Mills. During the visit, Representatives Franson and Rasmusson met with members of the Brunswick leadership team to discuss key issues impacting the recreational boating industry. In Minnesota alone, the recreational boating industry generates more than $3 billion in economic ...

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Freedom Boat Club continues European expansion

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, announced the opening of its first franchise locations in the United Kingdom. Consistent with Freedom’s growth strategy to scale its European footprint, the two new locations in Windermere and Torquay, provide its global membership base access to some of the top boating destinations in the UK. Now with 33 locations across the UK, ...

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