IBEX 2016 Innovation Award WinnersOct 16, 2016

One of the major highlights at IBEX, the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference is the announcement of the 2016 Innovation Award winners at the annual Industry Breakfast.  

The Innovation Awards honors achievement in product development in 13 areas of the marine industry. Winners were selected by a panel of judges from Boating Writers International (BWI), a professional organization consisting of writers, editors, publishers, photographers, broadcasters, public relations specialists and others in the communications profession associated with the boating industry.

 

Photo Caption: Winners of the 2016 IBEX Innovation Awards gather following the Industry Breakfast.

 

Alan Wendt, Chair of the Innovation Awards and Past President of Boating Writers International, said, "Two of the industry's biggest growth categories, tow boats and pontoons, were well represented with products to enhance the enjoyment and manufacturing process."

 


The 2016 IBEX Innovation Award winners are:

• Boatbuilding Methods & Materials: BANOVA, 3A Composites Baltek Inc.

• Deck Equipment & Hardware:  Dual Winners - Roswell Marine, Triton Board Rack; T-H Marine Supplies, Snapflex LED Stern Navigation Light 

• Furnishings & Interior Parts:  Kenyon International Inc., Texan Grill with IntelliKEN Touch Control

• Mechanical Systems:  XYLEM, Rule Bilge Pumps

• Electrical Systems:  Mercury Marine, Electronic Steering Hel 

• Inboard Engines:  Volvo Penta, Easy Drain

• Outboard Engines:  Honda Marine, BF6

• Propulsion Parts, Propellers:  Mercury Marine, VesselView Mobile

• Boat Care and Maintenance:  Pettit Paint, SeaGold 

• OEM Electronics:  Dual Winners - Garmin USA, Fantom 6; Wet Sounds Inc., SYN-DX 6-DSP

• Environmental Award: Fireboy-Xintex Inc., CG / MA and GA 3M Novec 1230 Fixed Fire Extinguisher

 

Look for more information on both the 2016 IBEX Innovation Award winners and all of the entries in the December issue of Boating Industry Canada magazine.

 

Marine Products

  • Prev
Cortec® Corporation has developed a gentle yet super effective cleaner for removing soil and stains ...
Horizon Global® presents the new Fulton XLT Powered Marine Winch, which eliminates the need for ...
SeaStar Solutions, the global leader in marine steering and electronic control technology, has ...
Anchor Lights, Aerators, Bilge Pumps, Blowers, Cabin Lights, Courtesy Lights...does this sequence ...
For builders of commercial vessels and super yachts, the Furuno VR7000S Simplified Voyage Data ...
With the WebWatch™ Internet hotspot from Shakespeare®, there's no need for expensive satellite ...
Blue Guard Innovations’ BG-One, a solid-state bilge pump switch, oil and fuel detector some three ...
A new reinforced concrete seawall off the Gulf Coast of Florida is predicted to last more than 150 ...
No matter how clean a boat is, spots left behind from soap or hard water are unsightly, and make ...
Ashland’s solvers are making waves again. The company has launched a new white gelcoat to help boat ...

GENTLY REMOVE SOIL AND STAINS WITH NATURALLY-DERIVED ECOAIR BIOCLEAN SPRAY

EcoAir BioClean SprayCortec® Corporation has developed a gentle yet super effective cleaner for removing soil and stains from hard surfaces - EcoAir® BioClean Spray. Unlike other cleaners that rely on harsh chemicals, EcoAir® BioClean is very friendly to users and the environment. It is predominantly derived from coco oil and corn syrup—renewable resources and natural components that are non-toxic, non-hazardous, and biodegradable. READ MORE

 

 

 

 

People

People
  • Prev
“The wind is coming up. Tell the boys they can commence with the race.” Fittingly, these would be ...
BRP, a world leader in powersports, has announced that Tracy Crocker has been appointed to the ...
CMP has announced that Gerald Dyck has joined the firm to further enhance their growing portfolio ...
Lars Ljungström has been appointed to vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO) ...
John Alexander Roy passed away quietly at home on August 12 after a short battle with cancer. He ...
Torqeedohas announced that Greg Jung has been appointed vice president of marketing. In ...

VOLVO PENTA NAMES TONY KELLEHER VICE PRESIDENT FOR CUSTOMER SUPPORT AND TRAINING

Tony Kelleher 400Volvo Penta of the Americas today announced the appointment of Tony Kelleher as vice president for customer support and training. 

“Tony Kelleher will lead the customer support and product training teams to further expand and strengthen our partner network capabilities,” said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas. “During his tenure as head of our leisure marine business segment, he and his team have made great strides in strengthening our business and relationships with partners and customers. His collaborative approach has developed positive rapport among U.S. and international team members, as well as OEMs and dealer partners.”  READ MORE