Oct 12, 2021

CMP Grant RopesCMP Group Ltd, a leading manufacturer and distributor of marine products, has announced that they have reached an agreement to acquire Grant Rope Inc. based in Trenton, ON, Canada. Grant Rope is a long-standing manufacturer of high-quality marine cordage and rope products which it distributes through the Onlineropestore.com and The Rope Store retail outlet. The deal was expected to close on October 1st, 2021.

Grant Rope continues CMP’s strategy to grow its North American domestic manufacturing presence and strengthen its position in the recreational marine industry.

“We are very excited about the strategic fit between Grant Rope and CMP and believe there are many advantages and opportunities for our customers, supply partners and our team” states Don Hambly, President & CEO, CMP. “Grant Rope’s manufacturing expertise supports our plan to develop and launch domestically made premium rope products under the new ‘CMP Cordage’ brand that complement our existing rope products and support our growing marine business.”

Norm Grant, founder and owner of Grant Rope will remain with the combined entity to help ensure a smooth transition and support CMP’s growth plans. He commented, “This is a tremendous opportunity for Grant Rope and our customers. By joining forces with CMP, we will leverage the expertise and resources of CMP to take Grant Rope to the next level.”

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Association of Marina IndustriesSave the date for the 2022 AMI Conference & Expo in Daytona Beach, FL on February 1-3, 2022. Plan ahead and book your room at the host hotel to receive your discounted rates!

The Association of Marina Industries Conference & Expo is THE leading marina and boatyard conference. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners; operators and managers; as well as dock masters, harbormasters, boat builders and repairers, and industry consultants. 

 

 

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The 1.5" version of Sani/Flex Odor Shield has a bend radius of 3.15". The 1" model has an impressive 1.97" rating. Combined with its suppleness, it's super-easy to snake the hose around the tightest corners.

 

 

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