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Mercury Marine partners with Skipper Buds to promote fishing to kids

Mercury Marine and Skipper Buds are teaming together to promote the fishing lifestyle through a partnership intended to highlight the benefits of the water through a program called Tomorrow's Anglers. See what the kids are saying about their love for the water in this new video. "There's nothing like seeing the smile on the face of a kid after they catch ...

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Mercury Marine hosts test ride media event in New York

On August 1, Mercury Marine held a press event for non-marine journalists to showcase the advantages of boating through Mercury’s product integration and intuitive features. “Every time we have an opportunity to get people on our boats and experience our engines and experience the new technologies we’re bringing to the marine world to make things more intuitive and easier for ...

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Mercury Marine and Chaparral expand partnership to include Robalo brand

Mercury Marine has announced an expanded partnership with Chaparral to include the Robalo brand. The partnership will focus on Mercury's outboard product offerings. This partnership will give Robalo customers the opportunity to experience Mercury Marine and continue the engine manufacturer's growth in key saltwater markets. "The Robalo lineup of center console boats is outstanding, and we're delighted to expand our ...

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Manufacturing at Mercury Marine highlighted on national television

Mercury Marine was recently featured on Titan American Built, a nationally televised program focusing on manufacturing in the United States. The show highlights a group of future manufacturers, taking a tour of Mercury Marine's global headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wis., and learning about the value of manufacturing. "We thought Titan and his crew did a fantastic job highlighting the positive aspects of ...

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Mercury Marine to receive Game & Fish/Sportsman Readers’ Choice Award

Mercury Marine will be presented the Game & Fish/Sportsman Magazine's Readers' Choice Award for "Favorite Outboard" during the 2016 ICAST show in Orlando. The award will be given to Mercury for its 115 Pro XS FourStroke outboard. "We congratulate Mercury Marine for winning the Outboard Category of our Readers' Choice Awards," said Game & Fish Magazine Publisher Peter Gross. "The ...

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Q&A with Brunswick Chairman & CEO Mark Schwabero

In February, Mark Schwabero succeeded longtime Brunswick CEO Dusty McCoy, following a nearly two-year stint as president and COO of Brunswick Corporation. Schwabero joined Brunswick in 2004 as president – Mercury Outboards before being named president – Mercury Marine in 2008. We recently caught up to Schwabero to talk about what he sees for the future of the industry and ...

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Mercury Marine expanding Wisconsin facility

Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, is adding a 53,000 square foot manufacturing capacity expansion to its global headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.  The expansion will consist of 45,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity and an additional 8,000 square feet of office space.  In addition, Mercury is investing in state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment to better streamline ...

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Saltwater fishing, freshwater pontoon growth translates to outboard engine gains

In the wake of the economic downturn, it was the pontoon boat segment that was the first to bounce back. With a strong focus on performance-oriented boats that accepted greater horsepower, the growth of the pontoon category paralleled a coincident growth in outboard power. More recently, the large saltwater fishing boat market has also bounced back, and like pontoons before ...

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Marine Mechanics Institute to offer Mercury Marine certification program

Universal Technical Institute is launching the first Mercury Marine technician career training certification program at its Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) campus in Orlando. Marine Technician Specialist program students now can pursue and achieve provisional certification as factory-certified technicians for Mercury Marine outboard products. MMI is the only career technical education school in the country with which Mercury Marine is offering ...

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Mercury Marine wins Wisconsin Corporate Safety award

The Wisconsin Safety Council and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) will honor Mercury Marine as one of 15 companies to win this year's Wisconsin Corporate Safety award. "This year's winners embody the success stories that make Wisconsin one of the safest states to work" said Janie Ritter, director of the Wisconsin Safety Council. "We would like to congratulate ...

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