Tag Archives: Seastar Solutions

Marine manufacturers take action against COVID-19

By Adam Quandt Throughout the ever-evolving novel coronavirus outbreak, many marine industry manufacturers are making the decision to temporarily halt production, in an effort to keep employees safe. Last week, Brunswick Corporation announced it was suspending production at certain of its propulsion and boat operations over the next few weeks in response to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). A ...

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Sportsman Boats partners with Dometic on digital switching

Dometic Marine, formerly known as SeaStar Solutions, has announced that its advanced Digital Switching technology is now offered as standard equipment on all Sportsman Boat models 25 feet in length and up. Sportsman Boats, based in Summerville, S.C., prides itself on offering a full line of family-friendly center console boats manufactured with the latest designs, procedures and materials in its ...

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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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SeaStar Solutions names new VP of aftermarket sales

SeaStar Solutions, now part of The Dometic Group, and the leader in marine steering and control systems, recently announcde that Bill Longacre will be rejoining the company as Vice President of Aftermarket Sales. Longacre will be responsible for sales of SeaStar’s extensive portfolio of products to marine distributors, dealers and other retail locations. Longacre has had a distinguished career in ...

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Sweden’s Dometic closes $875 million SeaStar Solutions acquisition

Dometic has closed a $875 million acquisition of marine steering and control systems manufacturer SeaStar Solutions. The deal was fully financed via cash and committed bank facilities, and included $7 million in transaction costs, Dometic stated in a news release. Return on investment is estimated to be above cost of capital within three years. The acquisition closed Dec. 15, Domestic ...

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Congressman visits SeaStar Solutions, gets manufacturing update

U.S. Representative Ryan Costello from Pennsylvania's 6th district recently visited National Marine Manufacturers Association member SeaStar Solutions. NMMA and SeaStar Solutions invited the Costello to tour the SeaStar Solutions plant and meet with workers to understand the significant impact of their business on the community as well as the larger U.S. economy. During his visit, Congressmen Costello spoke with a ...

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SeaStar Solutions acquires Moeller Marine Products

SeaStar Solutions announced that it has acquired Moeller Marine Products, the Sparta, Tenn-based manufacturer of rotationally molded plastic products that recently celebrating its 27th anniversary. Moeller manufactures a wide range of roto-molded products for the boatbuilder and boater, including motor flushers, seating, live wells, waste and water tanks, and engine paints. “We first approached Moeller regarding an acquisition back in ...

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SeaStar Solutions acquires SELOC Publishing Company

SeaStar Solutions announced its acquisition of SELOC Publishing Company, a Pennsylvania-based publisher of marine engine service manuals, including SELOC Online, SELOC Pro and Counterman online parts database services. “Adding SELOC to SeaStar Solutions’s portfolio of businesses makes perfect sense. It enhances our SONAR online parts application resource system and allows us to provide our customers with an even more complete ...

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SeaStar Solutions acquires Marine Digital Integrators

SeaStar Solutions, a manufacturer and supplier of marine steering and control systems, engine parts, fuel systems and related products announced that it has acquired Marine Digital Integrators LLC, the Stuart, Fla.-based manufacturer of complete electrical proprietary systems. MDI supplies turnkey systems focused on new technology, digital switching and advanced battery management that allow brand specific unique features and benefits with ...

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SeaStar Solutions holds steering and hydraulics international sales meeting

SeaStar Solutions, a company specializing in mechanical and hydraulic steering and control systems, recently held their first-ever international sales meeting at their Hydraulic Division headquarters, just outside of Vancouver, B.C. The company said with the continued growth of the international boating business, this was an important step in enhancing SeaStar Solutions’ position in the global
marine marketplace. Principals and associates from ...

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