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Mercury Marine announces 45,000 square foot EDP parts expansion

Fond du Lac, Wis. – Mercury Marine is adding a 45,000 square foot expansion to its electro-deposition paint (EDP) system that will double its current processing capabilities. The current project will be complete by January 2016 and the new system will be operational by fourth quarter of 2016. “We are developing a new state of the art coating system that gives ...

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Mercury Marine partners with Metal Shark Aluminum Boats for first U.S. diesel Coast Guard tender

Fond du Lac, Wis. – Mercury Marine has entered an agreement with Metal Shark Aluminum Boats to power 16 Coast Guard boats with Mercury diesel engines. The partnership is the first of its kind in the United States for Mercury Marine . "Mercury Marine’s 2.0 diesel engines are ideal for smaller vessels such as the Coast Guard Cutter Boat ATON Medium," said ...

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Brunswick completes divestiture of bowling products business to BlueArc Capital Management

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced it has completed the sale of its Bowling Products business to BlueArc Capital Management, LLC, a private investment firm based in Atlanta. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "We are pleased that the buyer is a long-term investor and that the Brunswick name and all that it stands for ...

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Brunswick Marine brands support National Safe Boating Week with social media contests

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Marine brands of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) are joining boating safety advocates during National Safe Boating Week on May 16-22 to promote safe and responsible boating. Brunswick will help spread the word about elements of safe boating, including wearing a life jacket every time a boater is on the water, using products and services that promote ...

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Statistical Surveys says boat sales up in 2015

Recent data suggests boat sales will continue to grow in 2015 and 2016, according to Tom Walworth, general manager at Statistical Surveys. Sales in inboard-, jet- and outboard-powered boats are all up in a rolling 12-month period ending in March 2015. Overall, outboard sales are reporting double-digit growth with 10.08 percent. Jet boat sales are up 5.49 percent and inboard ...

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Brunswick launches online dealer certification for all Brunswick boat dealers

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation's (NYSE: BC) dealer services team, Brunswick Dealer Advantage, announced continued improvements to its dealer certification program in an effort to provide greater value and challenge to the Brunswick marine dealer network. In partnership with the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA), Brunswick dealers can now complete their certification online using an interactive virtual ...

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Brunswick reports 12 percent increase in marine sales

New boats and engines helped marine segment sales grow by 12 percent for Brunswick compared to Q1 2014, the company reported Wednesday. "New engines, boats and fitness equipment are generating market share gains around the world," said CEO Dusty McCoy. "We are adding plant capacity to meet demands and ramp up production as our sales continue to grow." Sales in ...

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Brunswick acquires Australian parts and accessories company

Brunswick Corporation today announced that it has acquired BLA, Australia's largest provider of "boating, lifestyle and adventure" products, to strengthen Brunswick's marine parts and accessories presence in the region. Terms were not disclosed. BLA had revenues of approximately AUD$50 million in 2014. "We continue to seek opportunities to strategically grow our marine and fitness operations throughout the world," said Brunswick ...

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Mercury Marine wins Most Eco-Friendly Marine Business Award for the second consecutive year

Shanghai – Mercury Marine was recently honored with the “Most Eco-Friendly Marine Business Award” for the second consecutive year. Mercury received the award during the 2015 China (Shanghai) International Boat Show for its 75-115hp four-stroke outboard engine platform. The judges noted fuel efficiency and displacement with the lowest weight as the two key attributes that led to Mercury winning the ...

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Mercury Marine wins two awards for commitment to veterans

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – The Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense, presented Mercury Marine with two awards over the weekend. Mercury earned the ESGR Pro Patria award, which is the highest level award bestowed by a state ESGR committee and is given annually to a company that has demonstrated the ...

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