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Premier Marine expands national footprint

Premier Marine's Minnesota headquarters.

Premier Marine has significantly bolstered their North American network of dealers with the recent signing of four premium, multi-store dealerships. The network of dealers includes eight MarineMax locations, five Skier’s Marine stores, all three Irish Boat Shop locations in northern Michigan, and three Gordy’s Marine dealerships. The new dealer partnerships coincide with a year of growth and momentum for the ...

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Premier Marine opens new manufacturing headquarters

Premier Pontoons logo

Premier Marine has announced the grand opening of its new corporate offices and manufacturing headquarters in Big Lake, Minn. The new 150,000-sqare-foot facility has the capacity to produce up to 5,000 boats annually with engineering and fabrication capabilities. “Everyone is really excited,” said Premier Marine CEO Matt Homan. “First and foremost, this new facility really shows how much this company ...

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Premier Marine announces 2021 model year lineup

Premier Marine announces 2021 lineup

Premier Marine has released their 2021 model year lineup. New models and features are below: Revolution: Available on Solaris, S-Series, Grand Majestic, and Intrigue models in lengths of 25’ and 27', the all new Premier Revolution includes a 360-degree rotating booth that allows you to face any direction with the easy push of a pedal. The table in the booth ...

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Premier Marine wraps 25th annual dealer meeting

5Pontoon manufacturer Premier Marine wrapped its 2018 dealer meeting during its reorganization. Premier hosted 78 dealers over the three-day open house that ended Aug. 29. At the event, the company showcased 14 new models of boats that have been refined for the 2018 model year. Over 185 people attended the event and Premier Marine said it was very pleased with ...

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Premier Marine files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Boating Industry has obtained court records that state Premier Marine, Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Filed on June 19, the claim estimates 200-999 creditors, $10-50 million in assets and $10-50 million in liabilities. Funds will be available for distribution to unsecured creditors. Among its largest creditors are Infinity Woven Products, Dowco Plastics, Lippert Component and Quality Metals. Unlike ...

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Full speed ahead

Continued strong sales growth fueled by innovative designs and unmatched versatility suggest a sunny future for the pontoon segment While the recreational boating industry in North America has seen more than its share of highs and lows over the years, one constant has been the continued growth of the pontoon boat category. From humble beginnings where they were derided as ...

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Women Making Waves: Lori Melbostad

Lori Melbostad President, Premier Marine, Inc. Education: B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems Management Years in the marine industry: 34 What are some of the biggest lessons you have learned working in the marine industry? The marine industry is a large extended family. As a tight-knit industry most of us have learned to compete with ethics ...

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Premier Marine introduces new and updated products for 2017

Premier Marine, Inc. is holding its annual dealer meeting in Wyoming and Forest Lake, Minn., Aug. 29 to Sept. 1., where the company has unveiled its 2017 models. The meeting is smaller in scale than the 2016 dealer meeting, where Premier introduced five new models and several innovations. Dealers will have a chance to learn about the new models, test ...

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Premier Marine plans to relocate facility to North Branch

Premier Marine, Inc. announced to its dealer network that the company has set in motion a plan to relocate the Premier Marine production facility. Premier plans to construct a new 160,000 square foot manufacturing facility in North Branch, Minn.  North Branch is located approximately 15 minutes north on Interstate 35 of the current production facility in Wyoming, Minn. The new location ...

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Premier Marine promotes Robert Douglass to product development manager

Pontoon manufacturer Premier Marine has promoted Robert Douglass to manager of product development. Douglass began his career working in the production facility almost 10 years ago and has continually proven himself as a key team member. Most recently, Douglass has been responsible for managing all incoming boat orders for all four of Premier’s current brands. His product knowledge has made ...

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