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Brunswick files patent infringement suit against Volvo Penta

A pair of marine industry giants will once again face off in court, in a patent infringement suit filed by Brunswick Corporation against Volvo Penta of the Americas. Brunswick Corp. is asking the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia for an injunction against the further sale of Volvo Penta's Assisted Docking System, as well as damages that ...

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Brunswick recognizes winners of Employee Sustainability Leadership Awards

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Brunswick Corporation recently announced the winners of its inaugural Sustainability Leadership Awards, which celebrate the company's commitment to sustainable, responsible practices by recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused contributions of individuals and teams at Brunswick facilities around the world. The Brunswick Sustainability Leadership Award Program was established in memory of Kevin Grodzki, Brunswick’s longtime ESG champion, who pioneered Brunswick’s ...

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Mercury introduces joystick piloting for single-engine pontoons

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, introduced Joystick Piloting for Outboards (JPO) for Single-Engine Pontoons. For boaters driving a pontoon powered by a single 175-600hp Mercury outboard with Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS) controls, this new system provides the confidence of precise 360-degree control for low-speed docking and other close-quarters maneuvers. “For several years, pontoon boats have represented one of the fastest-growing ...

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Sea Ray’s Sundancer 370 Outboard receives GOOD DESIGN award

As the first boat to showcase the new Sea Ray design language, the Sundance's 370 Outboard has been honored with a 2021 GOOD DESIGN Award in the Product Design – Transportation category. Each year, the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. present the Museum's GOOD DESIGN Awards Program to recognize the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces 300th location

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Freedom Boat Club announced its 300th location within the Freedom network. The newest location represents Freedom’s 18th location in the Boston and Cape Cod market co-owned and operated by franchisees Matt Carrick and Matt O’Connor. Additionally, with the acquisition of Fanautic Club, earlier this year , the total number of boat club locations across Brunswick now adds up to to 324 ...

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Brunswick announces manufacturing expansion

Brunswick Corporation has announced the purchase of land in Reynosa, Mexico, adjacent to its current boat manufacturing facility, that will be used to expand its boat manufacturing capacity, adding 150,000 square feet to the current facility, and providing a total of 385,000 square feet of manufacturing footprint for its Bayliner, Trophy, Heyday, Sea Ray, and Lund brands. The expansion will ...

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Mercury to open purpose-built distribution center

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation announced that it will open a centralized, purpose-built, distribution center to support its industry leading parts and accessories business. The new 512,000 square foot facility will be located near Indianapolis, Indiana, a strategic location that will improve delivery and service to Mercury’s global customers while adding much needed capacity for scale, stability, and ...

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Brunswick names new CHRO

Brunswick Corporation announced the appointment of Jill Wrobel as executive vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO) effective Dec. 8, 2021 and reporting to CEO Dave Foulkes. Wrobel joined Brunswick in December 2020 as vice president, enterprise human resources and transformation leader. In her current role, Wrobel has been responsible for leading human resources strategy across the company and ...

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Brunswick Corp. named to Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies

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For the second consecutive year, Brunswick Corporation has been named by Newsweek to the 2022 list of America’s Most Responsible Companies. From the thousands of companies considered for this honor, only 500 made the final list and Brunswick is represented in the top 30% ranking No. 148 overall and ranked in the Top 10 in the Capital Goods category. The award recognizes companies ...

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Land ‘N’ Sea reports record sales at annual trade shows

Land ‘N’ Sea returned to an in-person event at the Mohegan Sun Expo Center in Connecticut while retaining a digital experience for their other shows, and just reported an additional 30% increase in sales over last year’s record show season, according to a company press release. Additionally, in-person attendance increased almost 20% compared with the last physical show in Connecticut in 2019. ...

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