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Chris Bernauer named president, Harris Pontoons

Chris Bernauer Harris Pontoons

Harris Pontoons, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has named Chris Bernauer as president, effective immediately. Bernauer joins Brunswick from Harley-Davidson where he held a variety of leadership positions. Most recently, he has been the GM of Global Sales Operations & Dealer Development and prior to that, he was the GM of Customer Service and Operations. He also held senior positions ...

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Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay sees record March, April

Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay experienced record high sales this March and April amid COVID-19 pandemic. The boat club ran campaigns focusing on enjoying a “staycation” and exploring your own backyard, while maintaining to follow CDC guidelines.  Starting in March Freedom Boat Club focused on promoting the exploration of your own backyard. With travel plans being cancelled the Tampa ...

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Brunswick reports dip in Q1 sales

Brunswick Corporation recently reported results for the first quarter of 2020. "As we report our first quarter earnings, we must first recognize the immense impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our employees, business partners, and the communities in which we operate," said Brunswick Chief Executive Officer David Foulkes. "Brunswick and our employees have responded in many ways, including ...

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Brunswick Boat Group facilities support workers on the COVID-19 front lines

Brunswick Boat Group supports COVID-19 front line workers

Brunswick Boat Group, a division of Brunswick Corporation, is trying to make a difference in the fight against COVID-19. Recently, BBG donated 15,000 masks to first responders and hospitals in three different communities where Brunswick Boat Group manufacturing facilities are located. In addition, the business is utilizing its upholstery manufacturing capability to design and fabricate additional masks for employees at ...

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Mercury Racing employees join fight against COVID-19

Three home-bound Mercury Racing employees are using personal 3D printers to support community efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When Steve Wynveen, a development engineering manager at Mercury Racing, learned that Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee had posted a pattern and instructions for home sewers to create cloth face masks, he discovered a way to pitch in. "One of ...

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Brunswick businesses join fight against COVID-19

Brunswick Corporation and many of its businesses around the world are doing their part to help those on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. The Brunswick Private Foundation recently made a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross and Brunswick employees around the world are making personal donations that will also be matched by the company. In addition, the ...

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Marine manufacturers take action against COVID-19

By Adam Quandt Throughout the ever-evolving novel coronavirus outbreak, many marine industry manufacturers are making the decision to temporarily halt production, in an effort to keep employees safe. Last week, Brunswick Corporation announced it was suspending production at certain of its propulsion and boat operations over the next few weeks in response to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). A ...

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Brunswick Corporation thinks beyond the horizon with sustainability report

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Brunswick Corporation announced the publication of its first company-wide Sustainability Report. Themed “Thinking Beyond the Horizon”, the report is part of the Company’s broad commitment to continually advance the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance of its business and leverage its considerable resources and scale to address improvement opportunities important for the future of outdoor recreation and its stakeholders. “We ...

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Brunswick temporarily suspending production due to coronavirus

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Brunswick Corporation announced it will suspend production at certain of its propulsion and boat operations over the next few weeks in response to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). A press release said this is being done in the best interest of the safety and health of employees as well as to better balance production levels with some projected near-term ...

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Brunswick reports Q4 and full-year 2019 financial results

Brunswick Corporation reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year of 2019. "Our 2019 performance demonstrated the strength and resilience of our marine-focused portfolio. We expanded gross and operating margins and delivered a tenth consecutive year of adjusted EPS growth, despite a weaker than anticipated marine market in the first half of the year," said Brunswick chief executive officer David ...

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