Tag Archives: mercury marine

Mercury opens state-of-the-art Fond du Lac technical center

Only eight months after breaking ground, Mercury Marine has officially opened a new state-of-the-art expansion at its global headquarters in Fond du Lac. The two-story NVH (Noise, Vibration, Harshness) Technical Center adds close to 20,000 additional square feet to the more than 2.5 million square-foot campus. This $10 million investment to Mercury’s global headquarters gives the company the largest and ...

Read More »

Nimbus acquiring JV interest in Bella Boats from Brunswick

Mercury Marine’s parent company Brunswick Corp. has entered into an agreement with Sweden-based Nimbus Boats to acquire the company’s joint venture interest in Finland-based Bella Boats. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. For the past 15 years, Mercury Marine has benefitted from this successful joint venture with Bella Boats, led by founder Raimo Sonninen. The acquisition is expected ...

Read More »

Mercury Marine releases 2018 sustainability report

Mercury Marine has released its 2018 Sustainability Report and supporting video that highlight the company’s investment in protecting the environment and preserving energy. The annual report shows that, in each of the major categories of its sustainability initiative, Mercury continues to meet and exceed its aggressive improvement goals. “We know the marine industry, with its dependency on clean air and ...

Read More »

Attwood Coporation names new president

Attwood Corporation announced that Brian Scott, who has been with the company since 2007 most recently as Senior Director of Sales, Marketing, and Product Management has been named President of Mercury Marine’s Attwood division, effective immediately. Scott succeeds Jim Fox, who recently left the company. “Brian’s background in bringing innovative new products to the market in addition to his work ...

Read More »

Mercury Marine sees record number of engines on display at FLIBS 2018

Mercury Marine continues to grow its presence in key saltwater markets including a record-setting presence at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  Mercury outboards accounted for almost half of all engines in the on-water display at last week’s show and had more outboard engines on display throughout the entire show than any other engine manufacturer. For two consecutive years, Mercury’s ...

Read More »

Mercury Marine names Rich Todhunter to product director post

Mercury Marine has promoted Rich Todhunter to director, current product engineering and product integration engineering, replacing Daniel Clarkson who transitioned to Power Products in September. In this role, Todhunter will be responsible for all current product engineering, product integration, engineering services and on-water test facilities. Todhunter is a marine industry veteran, having spent almost 15 years with Mercury Marine in ...

Read More »

Mercury, Evinrude confirm Alumacraft supply agreement termination

Corporate officials at Mercury Marine and Evinrude Marine Group have confirmed the end of an engine supply agreement involving boat manufacturer Alumacraft, which was acquired in late June. “We communicated our decision to end the supply agreement a week after the news came out earlier this summer.  Our main focus has been to work with our dealers through the transition ...

Read More »

Dealer Spike announces agreement with Mercury Marine

Dealer Spike has agreed to a partnership with Mercury Marine, to enhance the online presence of Mercury-authorized dealerships in the United States. Mercury's dealer partners will now have the opportunity to upgrade to the high-performing custom websites and additional marketing services. As Dealer Spike clients, Mercury-authorized dealers will have access to imagery for product releases and spec data for all inventory units, ...

Read More »

Lakeside Motor Sports opens new marine facility

Michigan’s Lakeside Motor Sports — a Boating Industry Top 100 dealer — recently unveiled its new 50,000-square-foot marine showroom and service facility, which is now complete and open for business. The new facility was constructed across the street from their currently operating powersports facility. “This expansion represents our continued investment back into our community to make it better for everyone. Our vision of ...

Read More »

Mercury Marine wins North American Die Casting Association Award

The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) has awarded Mercury Marine’s V-8 engine block as the winner of the Aluminum - Over 10lb category for the 2018 Die Casting Competition.  The award honors Mercury’s launch of the all-new V-8, 4.6L FourStroke outboard lineup. According to the judges, the V-8 has a simpler design that allows for a bigger displacement in ...

Read More »