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Mercury Marine to permanently offer Accelerated Outboard Certification training

Mercury Marine has announced that it will offer additional programming for marine technicians as part of its Mercury University Accelerated Outboard Certification program. The program, which allows a select group of new technicians to become Mercury certified in only three weeks, will become part of Mercury University’s permanent offerings. “Our dealers have been asking for a program that reduces the ...

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Mercury Marine wins second Business Friend of the Environment Award

Mercury Marine has been presented a Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award, the second time in four years that Mercury has won the award, also winning the honors in 2014. The Business Friend of the Environment Awards highlights the actions Wisconsin companies are taking in the areas of pollution prevention, innovative technology and environmental stewardship. Earlier this year, Mercury ...

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Mercury Marine unveils new line of mid-range diesel engines

Mercury Marine has introduced a new line of 3.0-liter diesel engines for sterndrive, inboard and water-jet applications, available in 150 horsepower, 230 horsepower, and 270 horsepower. Engineered, developed and tested over the past three years, the new engines feature the following key attributes: acceleration; reliability; ease of installation and maintenance; and mitigation of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH). "We are ...

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Military Outreach USA, Mercury Marine will honor veterans July 1

Military Outreach USA, a national not-for profit organization serving U.S. military veterans, will partner with Mercury Marine, the Chicago Park District, and five Chicago-area yacht clubs to honor our nation’s veterans by offering them a chance to spend some time on the water Sunday, July 1. Reaching out to local veteran’s organizations throughout the Chicago area, Military Outreach has invited ...

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Mercury Marine announces leadership team changes

Mercury Marine has announced four strategic changes to its executive leadership team: Mike Gyorog has been named executive vice president of global service at Mercury Marine. Gyorog has been with Mercury Marine since 1982 and has been instrumental in the company’s P&A growth as the vice president of global service and marine parts and accessories. This new role allows Gyorog ...

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Yamaha, Mercury leaders provide insight into ‘New Normal’

What’s ahead for U.S. outboard manufacturers? Recent comments from key executives at Yamaha Marine Group and Mercury Marine provide insight into why higher horsepower products were recently introduced by each company. Yamaha Marine Group President Ben Speciale provided an industry overview during his company’s late May product launch for the 5.6L, 425-horsepower V8 XTO Offshore outboard. “Our view of the ...

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Mercury Marine introduces new V8, V6 engine models

Mercury Marine has introduced a comprehensive line of multiple 4.6L V-8 outboard engine models – the 250 and 300hp Verado, 250 and 300hp FourStroke, and 200, 225, 250 and 300hp Pro XS – plus the Pro XS 175hp 3.4L V6. The next-generation outboard engines are part of the largest single new product development program Mercury has undertaken in its nearly ...

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Mercury Marine to offer additional digital services

Mercury Marine is known for its marine propulsion technology, but the company also has its own PLM consulting business inside its global headquarters in Fond Du Lac, Wis. Mercury Digital Services provides its clients, including Mercury Marine, technical services and solutions to manage customer product data throughout its lifecycle and drive business outcomes for companies during the product development phase.  ...

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Outboard engines: More than meets the eye

Engineering and technology are pushing the outboard engine category on a trajectory toward even greater market domination Visitors to the Miami International Boat Show can be forgiven for feeling just a little snow blind this year.  While North America’s largest consumer boat show is always a place to spot emerging trends and glimpse the unusual, the overall consensus is that it ...

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Engine companies maintain high profiles at MIBS 

As more powerful marine engines are introduced, manufacturers don’t miss an opportunity to showcase their muscular propulsion product offerings. Here’s a quick recap of company announcements from this year’s Miami International Boat Show. Mercury Mercury Marine officially introduced its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line the evening prior to the show’s opening. The ...

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