Competition Composites Milling MachineCompetition Composites Inc.  (est. 2002), a fiberglass and carbon fiber composite product manufacturer located just outside of Canada’s capital city of Ottawa Ontario, is pleased to announce its installation of a large 5-Axis CNC milling machine.

TIBS Charity Partners ChequeTHE Toronto International Boat Show announced that total funds raised at the 2019 January Preview Day was $30,571.31 and is supporting children’s charities, helping kids find calmer waters. 

Ian Fraser and Philip WinterJesper Rönngard, CEO of Navigare Yachting, announces that Fraser Yacht Sales of Vancouver, BC has joined as partner dealer, allowing the placement of new catamarans and sailing yachts into Navigare’s charter fleet in the BVIs, the Mediterranean, and Thailand.

Mercury 80thMercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, has released its 2019 Sustainability Report and enhanced digital presence, focusing on its commitment to social responsibility.

Mercury Propeller Facility ExpansionMercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology has officially broken ground on a new 30,000 square foot addition to its propeller casting facility. When complete, Mercury’s propeller facilities total footprint will encompass 90,000 square feet.

Johnson OutdoorsOn May 03, 2019 Johnson Outdoors Inc., reported increased sales and earnings during the Company’s 2019 second fiscal quarter ending March 29, 2019, and double-digit growth in net income during the first fiscal six-month period.  

IFAIOn April 22nd, 2019 the Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced that it is now seeking candidates for positions on its Board of Directors and Division Advisory Boards. This includes four positions for IFAI Canada.

NMMAAs a result of John Pfeifer’s (former Mercury Marine President) resignation from the NMMA and Engine Manufacturer Division (EMD) boards, Ron Huibers, President and CEO of Volvo Penta of the Americas, has been moved up from Vice Chair to Chair of the EMD Board...

Buy a Boat WinnersOn Friday May 3rd, the winner of the 2019 Toronto International Boat Show’s “Buy a Boat & Win $10,000” contest received their cheque at Gordon Bay Marine in MacTier, ON.

Brunswick LogoBrunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Fitness business to KPS Capital Partners, LP, a private investment firm, in an all-cash transaction for approximately $490 million. 

 

 

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