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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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Congressional Boating Congress, industry members hold briefing on Capitol Hill

NMMA, marine manufacturers, and members of the Congressional Boating Caucus – including Representative Jackie Walorski (R-IN-02), Representative Bill Huizenga (R-MI-02), Representative Joyce Beatty (D-OH-03), and Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA-02) – assembled for a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss the economic impact of the recreational boating industry. The event – titled “Boating Industry Briefing: Jobs, Businesses, and the Economy” – ...

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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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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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Brunswick joint venture completes investment in Sea Machines Robotics

Brunswick Corp. has completed an investment in Sea Machines Robotics, a leader in the development of autonomous technology and advanced perception systems for the marine industry. Sea Machines will use this new funding to grow its engineering and technology team, rapidly develop a new generation of products and features, and expand the global reach of its products, all with the ...

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Brunswick New York Mills operation receives state safety grant

Brunswick’s New York Mills Operation has received a $10,000 matching safety grant from Minnesota OSHA. The NYM Operation Safety Committee played a major part in the sourcing and writing of this grant application. The purpose of the grant is to help businesses improve a process to be safer. The grant application was written for three CartMovers, which are motorized hand ...

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Attwood Coporation names new president

Attwood Corporation announced that Brian Scott, who has been with the company since 2007 most recently as Senior Director of Sales, Marketing, and Product Management has been named President of Mercury Marine’s Attwood division, effective immediately. Scott succeeds Jim Fox, who recently left the company. “Brian’s background in bringing innovative new products to the market in addition to his work ...

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