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Mercury Marine launches new MercCrusier Jet Ready inboard engine

Mercury Marine recently announced the launch of the new MerCruiser V8 6.2L 370hp Jet Ready inboard engine. The new Jet Power Inboard uses MerCruiser’s 6.2L small block V8 powerplant in an inboard configuration and has a tailstock in place of a transmission to allow for an easy connection to a jet pump via a jackshaft.  “This engine provides boat builders, ...

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Mercury Marine named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

Mercury Marine was named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year in the Mega category. This marks the third time the Fond du Lac-based company has won this award.   Manufacturer of the Year awards are presented annually by the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) to Wisconsin-based companies that produce world-class products and create employment opportunities for the communities in which they are ...

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Mercury Marine debuts new 400hp Verado at MIBS

Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the 400hp Verado outboard engine today, the company’s highest horsepower Verado branded outboard engine in its portfolio.  “The acceptance of the 350hp Verado in the marketplace has been incredible and through extensive conversations with our global customers, we have learned that there is an appetite in the marketplace for a Verado-branded 400hp four-stroke ...

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Mercury Marine celebrates safety milestone at Juarez facility

Mercury Marine’s Juarez, Mexico plant is celebrating a major milestone this week, reporting two million hours with no lost time injuries dating back to 2017.   In 2014, the Juarez plant achieved more than one million hours without a lost-time incident, earning the plant the 2014 Brunswick Chairman’s Safety Award.   Mercury has owned the Juarez facility for more than 25 years with ...

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Mercury Marine presents CSI award to record number of dealerships

Mercury Marine presented its 2018 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award to a record number of dealerships this year, all who embody the highest levels of customer satisfaction. The number of dealers earning the award this year has increased more than 12 percent from a year ago. “We continually strive for service excellence and to ensure that our dealers share that ...

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Mercury Marine debuts new 5hp FourStroke Propane outboard

The new Mercury 5hp Propane FourStroke delivers no-hassle portability, reliability and convenience running on alternative clean-burning fuel – whether it’s powering aluminum boats, inflatables or sailboats. With a 7.5 cubic inch (123cc) displacement, the new 5hp FourStroke Propane outboard offers best-in-class power by delivering a true 5hp.  Starting at 59.5 pounds (27.2 kilograms) the 5hp Propane FourStroke is light and ...

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Mercury Marine celebrates 80 years in 2019

Mercury Marine will celebrate its 80th anniversary throughout 2019, reflecting on its strong heritage of innovation and leadership in the marine industry.  On January 22, 1939, E. Carl Kiekhaefer purchased a bankrupt engine manufacturing plant in Cedarburg, Wis. Now, 80 years later, the business that emerged from those modest beginnings, Mercury Marine, is a company with 7,000 global employees that ...

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Mercury, Brunswick Public Foundation support Fond du Lac United Way

Mercury Marine and the Brunswick Public Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Brunswick Corp., recently announced the results of their initiatives to financially support the Fond du Lac Area United Way. The organizations presented ceremonial checks in the amounts of $84,707 and $78,000, respectively, to the United Way's chapter in Fond du Lac, the home of Mercury Marine's world headquarters. The ...

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Mercury Marine earns eighth Green Masters designation

For the eighth consecutive year, Mercury Marine has earned a Green Masters designation from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Mercury achieved a score within the top 20 percent of all applicants with a score well above the minimum requirements needed to earn the designation. The Green Master Program measures companies on a broad range of sustainability issues ranging from energy ...

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