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Mercury Canada names new GM

Mercury Canada recently announced Brad Zoelle has accepted the position as general manager, effective immediately. Zoelle joins Mercury from Sea Ray, where he spent the last five years in various roles, including most recently as category vice president where he was instrumental in the design and launch of many of Sea Ray’s flagship models including most recently, the SLX-R 400e ...

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Mercury Marine wins energy efficiency award

Mercury Marine was named a winner of the 2020 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award by Wisconsin's Focus on Energy program. The award, timed to coincide with Earth Day, honors Wisconsin businesses, organizations and communities that make outstanding efforts toward energy efficiency. The winners are chosen by Focus on Energy staff who work with program participants across the state. Focus on Energy ...

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Mercury Racing employees join fight against COVID-19

Three home-bound Mercury Racing employees are using personal 3D printers to support community efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When Steve Wynveen, a development engineering manager at Mercury Racing, learned that Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee had posted a pattern and instructions for home sewers to create cloth face masks, he discovered a way to pitch in. "One of ...

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Brunswick businesses join fight against COVID-19

Brunswick Corporation and many of its businesses around the world are doing their part to help those on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. The Brunswick Private Foundation recently made a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross and Brunswick employees around the world are making personal donations that will also be matched by the company. In addition, the ...

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Onboard for outboards

By David Gee The boat buying public is fully on board for outboards. Retail sales increased for the eighth consecutive year in 2019, nearly reaching pre-recession levels with a 13-year high. “We’re seeing the trend in consumer demand for higher performance engines continue with outboard engine sales growth in 2019 led by engines 200hp-plus, accounting for 27% of sales, and ...

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Mercury presents 2019 CSI Award to over 250 dealerships

Mercury Marine presented its 2019 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award to more than 250 boat dealerships that embody the highest levels of service, according to customer evaluations. “We continually strive for service excellence and to ensure that our dealers share that same vision,” said Jim Helmick, Mercury Marine director of field service development and operations. Mercury Marine measures consumers’ satisfaction ...

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Mercury Marine wins sustainable process award for aluminum use

Mercury Marine received the Sustainable Process Award from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (WSBC) at the Sustainable Business Awards Ceremony. The award recognized Mercury Marine for several sustainable practices in the company’s process of using aluminum for manufacturing outboard marine engine blocks. “We’re certainly not the only manufacturer to use aluminum in building engine blocks but, as this award attests, ...

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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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