Feb 11, 2020

AkzonobelAkzoNobel is set to enhance support for Awlgrip and Interlux yacht coatings throughout US & Canada East with the help of Thomas H. Connolly & Sons.
 
AkzoNobel, manufacturer of Awlgrip® and Interlux® – two yacht coatings brands at the forefront of the North American marine industry, has announced a partnership with representative company Thomas H. Connolly & Sons to deliver enhanced service levels for yacht coatings customers in the US & Canada East. With their support retailers, boatyards, boatbuilders and OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) across both regions will receive enhanced service levels and additional support as part of the outstanding product offerings of Awlgrip and Interlux.

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Luxury Tax OppositionFollowing its seventh annual “Day on the Hill” lobby day in Ottawa last month, NMMA Canada is continuing to advocate against the federal government’s proposed 10% luxury tax on recreational boats over $100,000. History has shown that similar taxes have failed to raise the expected revenue for governments while putting thousands of rural and small-town jobs at risk. The industry believes there are other financial measures that can be applied instead of a tax that would be beneficial to government and less impactful on industry.

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