Tag Archives: National Marine Distributors Association

NMDA Cancels S.T.E.P. 2020

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The National Marine Distributors Association, the trade association for U.S. and Canadian marine products distributors, have announced their decision to cancel S.T.E.P., Sales, Training, Education and Purchasing,for 2020. “This was not a decision made lightly, nor was it one we wanted to make,” said Laura Leon, of Medart Marine and president of NMDA. "But considering where we are in fighting ...

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Schools receive engines donated from Evinrude and the ABYC Foundation

The ABYC Foundation announced that 21 Evinrude ETEC G2 3.4L V6 outboard engines have been donated to high schools and post-secondary schools training aspiring marine technicians. More engines will be shipped throughout the year, with schools from 22 U.S. states, Canada and the British Virgin Islands that have applied for the donation program. In 2019, the ABYC Foundation received $2 ...

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Dometic named NMDA 2019 Supplier of the Year

SeaStar Solutions, now part of Dometic (Marine) was recently named Diamond Level 2019 Supplier of the Year by the National Marine Distributor Association (NMDA) during the organization’s 28th Annual S.T.E.P. Purchasing Conference in July. The S.T.E.P. program — which stands for Sales. Training Education. Purchasing. — was created to provide a centralized location for marine manufacturers to introduce new products and programs ...

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Evinrude makes major donation to ABYC to combat technician shortage

Evinrude, the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and the National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA) announced today that Evinrude will donate two million dollars’ worth of Evinrude ETEC G2 3.4L V6 outboard engines to the ABYC Foundation supporting next generation marine technician training. The donation, which is the largest of its kind in history, will support students in high schools ...

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Gold Eagle Co. receives National Marine Distributors Association Supply Chain Standards Efficiency Award

Gold Eagle Co. ("Gold Eagle"), makers of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL and a line of protectants and cleaners, 303 Products, announced today it has been named a recipient of the National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA) Award in the gold category for Supply Chain Standards Efficiency. The award is in recognition for the company's outstanding performance supplying products through NMDA distributors to independent marine ...

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