HumphreeHumphree USA has announced the appointment of three new dealers for its marine stabilization systems on the West Coast of North America.

Neoline VesselCelebrating the 2019 Transport and Logistics Innovation Week (SITL) and one day before the Maritime Day, Groupe Beneteau has confirmed its interest in the NEOLINE project for the transatlantic transportation of its boats. 

North Sail Newport ShipyardNorth Sails is pleased to announce the opening of a new sales office in Newport, Rhode Island. Located in the heart of the vibrant Newport Shipyard.

Mercury Marine Design AwardMercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology has been recognized with an International Forum Design (iF) award in the Discipline Product category, presented to the company for its V-6 outboard lineup.

IMEAThe International Marine Electronics Alliance (IMEA), which is an American 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation affiliated with the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), is actively seeking board members, donors, and partners to further their mission of marine electronics safety and education.

CMPCMP is excited to announce an important development as part of its efforts towards continuous growth and expansion of its’ global brands.

Thom Dammrich Lifetime AwardThe Watersports Industry Association (WSIA) presented NMMA president Thom Dammrich with its 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award during the association’s annual Summit earlier this month.

NouryonNouryon has started production of Butanox, one of its methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (MEKP) products, at its Pasadena, Texas, U.S. site, to serve the North American market. 

The CoveCOVE is excited to announce that IBM Canada has joined the ocean business park as a tenant, one of 50 currently in residence.

Boating BC LogoMore than $20,000 in grants and scholarships is being awarded by the Boating BC Association to support a host of initiatives that will positively impact recreational boating in British Columbia.

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IMPACT PROFILE: BEN PILON, KINGSTON ANCHORS

 

Ben PilonBy Rob MacLeod – The Informed Boater

Ben Pilon, CEO of Kingston Anchors and its parent company BPE Group of Companies (BPEGroup.ca) in Kingston, ON grew up in manufacturing. By the age of 15, Ben was sweeping floors in his parents company. After graduating from University of Guelph with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree, Ben’s first thought was to go into manufacturing. What he found was, Canadian banks were less receptive than he had hoped, so he started BPE Development at age 24.

Working on what would become a strength of each of BPEs investments, Ben started by bringing together a unique team that grew and evolved.

Read more about Ben Pilon......

 

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