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Bob’s Machine Shop honored with Global Star

NMMA continues its effort to recognize a select group of members who exemplify export success in recreational boating with its Global Star recognition program. The program aims to highlight NMMA members who have demonstrated a commitment to exporting within the marine industry. Bob’s Machine Shop, a family-owned business based in Tampa, was the latest recipient of NMMA's Global Star recognition. ...

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Opportunities for U.S. suppliers in the Netherlands marine industry

The Netherlands ranks as one of the world’s leading markets for sailboats, motorboats, and yachts with its strategic location in Europe, main ports, and excellent logistics. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2016, the Dutch pleasure boat market was estimated to reach $3.3 billion; thus offering excellent opportunities for U.S. suppliers of marine technologies. Philip Hammerstein, Commercial Specialist, U.S. ...

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Stronger U.S. dollar puts pressure on exports

Economic rebound good for industry, but stronger U.S. dollar making exporting more difficult Nowhere has the rebirth of the U.S. economy been more evident than in the recreational boating industry. Once quiet factories now hum with activity as manufacturers churn out exciting new products. Dealer lots no longer house significant volumes of non-current inventory, and the noise level at winter ...

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