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Mercury receives record donations for annual food drive

Mercury Marine’s annual “Fill the Boat to Cast Out Hunger” food drive to benefit the Fondy Food Pantry has raised close to $13,000 — a new record for food and cash donations. For a full week, Mercury employees in Fond du Lac participate in one of the most popular company events of the year. In 2019, Mercury employees contributed 4,811 pounds of nonperishable food ...

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Mercury Marine awarded by local technical college

Moraine Park Technical College, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) board, has selected Mercury Marine as the recipient of the 2019 Futuremakers Partner Award.  WTCS President, Becky Levzow, and Moraine Park President, Bonnie Baerwald, presented Mercury Marine with their award at a recent WTCS board meeting. The award recognizes the unique and dynamic partnerships between Wisconsin’s technical ...

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Mercury Racing launches 450R outboard

Steeped in Mercury Racing DNA, the 450R features a 4.6-liter V8 FourStroke powerhead boosted by an exclusive Mercury Racing supercharger to produce 450 peak propshaft horsepower and 40% higher torque than the 400R.   At over 300 pounds lighter than the nearest competitor, the new 450R delivers a new power-to-weight ratio in a compact, efficient package. The 450R offers the ...

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Mercury Marine plant achieves ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced that a major plant operation at its global headquarters is a "Zero Waste to Landfill" facility. The accomplishment represents a significant stride in the company's ongoing campaign to advance its sustainability mission, which includes a focus on protecting and preserving the environment. "People use and enjoy our products out in ...

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Mercury Racing awards Future Tech scholarship

Mercury Racing has awarded its inaugural Future Tech education scholarship to local high school student Matt Dudarenke of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The goal of the $1,200 scholarship is to alleviate financial stress of post-secondary education for prospective future Mercury Racing technicians. Companies such as Mercury Racing rely on skilled individuals with a strong work ethic and passion to build and ...

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Brunswick Corporation names new Mercury Marine president

Brunswick Corporation promoted Christopher Drees, president – marine parts and accessories, to president – Mercury Marine. Drees succeeds John Pfeifer, who has chosen to leave Brunswick to pursue opportunities outside the company. Drees will report to Brunswick chief executive officer David M. Foulkes. The appointment is effective immediately. "Assuming the Mercury presidency is a natural progression for Chris,” Foulkes explained. ...

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Mercury Marine’s V-6 platform wins iF Design Award

Mercury Marine has been recognized with an International Forum Design (iF) award in the Discipline Product category, presented to the company for its V-6 outboard lineup.  The iF International Forum Design organizes the iF Design Awards each year and has thousands of entries from close to 60 countries compete for the prize. According to its website, since 1953, iF has ...

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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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