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Sportsman Boats partners with Dometic on digital switching

Dometic Marine, formerly known as SeaStar Solutions, has announced that its advanced Digital Switching technology is now offered as standard equipment on all Sportsman Boat models 25 feet in length and up. Sportsman Boats, based in Summerville, S.C., prides itself on offering a full line of family-friendly center console boats manufactured with the latest designs, procedures and materials in its ...

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Dometic named NMDA 2019 Supplier of the Year

SeaStar Solutions, now part of Dometic (Marine) was recently named Diamond Level 2019 Supplier of the Year by the National Marine Distributor Association (NMDA) during the organization’s 28th Annual S.T.E.P. Purchasing Conference in July. The S.T.E.P. program — which stands for Sales. Training Education. Purchasing. — was created to provide a centralized location for marine manufacturers to introduce new products and programs ...

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Dometic receives Yamaha Motor Global Award

Dometic announced it has received a Global Award for Excellence in Technology and Development from Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. for the SeaStar Yamaha Integrated Electric Steering Actuator. "To date, SeaStar Solutions; part of the Dometic Group, has shipped thousands of these advanced steering actuators for use with Yamaha XTO outboard motors on vessels around the world," a news release from ...

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Dometic appoints new CFO

Dometic has appointed Stefan Fristedt as new chief financial officer, effective Oct. 1. Fristedt joins Dometic from Mölnlycke Healthcare, where he most recently held the position as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Previous roles prior to Mölnlycke include chief financial officer at Nederman and various leading roles at Getinge. Fristedt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and ...

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SeaStar Solutions names new VP of aftermarket sales

SeaStar Solutions, now part of The Dometic Group, and the leader in marine steering and control systems, recently announcde that Bill Longacre will be rejoining the company as Vice President of Aftermarket Sales. Longacre will be responsible for sales of SeaStar’s extensive portfolio of products to marine distributors, dealers and other retail locations. Longacre has had a distinguished career in ...

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Dometic participates in Florida waterway cleanup effort

Dometic recently sponsored a cleanup project at a city park in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Employees of Dometic, located in Pompano Beach, were eager to get involved, as Deerfield Beach is so close to home. Twenty-two employees and their families showed up to volunteer from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm for the cleanup followed by a two hour Trash Bash. The ...

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Sweden’s Dometic closes $875 million SeaStar Solutions acquisition

Dometic has closed a $875 million acquisition of marine steering and control systems manufacturer SeaStar Solutions. The deal was fully financed via cash and committed bank facilities, and included $7 million in transaction costs, Dometic stated in a news release. Return on investment is estimated to be above cost of capital within three years. The acquisition closed Dec. 15, Domestic ...

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Frank Marciano accepts 2017 Freedman Leadership Award

Dometic America’s former President Frank Marciano accepted the 2017 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award during Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show’s Innovation Breakfast on Friday. This honorable award recognized Marciano for his outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry, as well as, his leadership, creativity and personal motivation. “I am so honored to receive this prestigious award from the ...

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NMMA honors Dometic president with 2017 Alan J. Freedman Award

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced it will honor Frank Marciano, president, Dometic Americas, with the 2017 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals who’ve made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation. The award will be presented during Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show’s Innovation Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 17. ...

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Dometic announces new brand positioning

Dometic announced a new brand positioning for the company on November 28th at the RVIA National Trade Show and plan to unveil this for the marine at the Miami International Boat Show on Feb. 16. Kelly McGann, senior vice president of marketing for Dometic Americas said: “Dometic is a global company that provides great solutions to satisfy people’s essential needs ...

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