Patrick Industries acquires Leisure Product Enterprises

Patrick Industries, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Leisure Product Enterprises, LLC. LPE is a holding company with three manufacturing subsidiaries under its umbrella: Marine Concepts/Design Concepts, Florida Marine Tanks and Marine Electrical Products. LPE primarily serves the marine and industrial markets with combined fiscal 2016 revenues of approximately $ 75 million. The aggregate purchase price …
Boating Industry

Other industries are ready to engage new markets. Why aren’t we?

The New Markets Task Force of the Recreational Boating and Leadership Council will be presenting its educational training module to the industry in a Boating Industry webinar at 2 p.m. EST on Jan. 5. The program has been presented live at several industry shows already. The discussion around engaging new markets has largely discussed the …
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Association of Marina Industries and Marine Association of Texas form membership alliance

The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) welcomes the Marina Association of Texas (MAT) as its newest membership alliance. Now all MAT marina members are automatically AMI members as a part of their MAT membership. This means MAT members will now have access to all AMI services, products and benefits in addition to those they already …
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Fineline Industries partners with DealersCircle

JACKSONVILLE,Fla. – Fineline Industries of Merced, California, producers of Ski Centurion and Ski Supreme towboats, signed with Marine Management Program innovator, DealersCircle, Inc. this week. Fineline will be utilizing DealersCircle’s web-based management application which links manufacturers, dealers, and their customers to enhance customer service and will bring its dealer network of over 100 dealers aboard. […]
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Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York receives 2014 Bill Ferguson Award

MINNEAPOLIS, December 5, 2014 — The Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York was recently honored with the 2014 Bill Ferguson Award, which recognizes outstanding service by a marine trades association to its members and the boating business as a whole. The award was presented to BIA executive director Barb Caster Wednesday, Nov. 19 during […]
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Nanni Industries launches new range of marine diesel engines

Staying faithful to its values and its commitment to provide the best quality to its customers, Nanni has chosen to work with the world’s number one in its field, John Deere. The U.S. Company develops and sells innovative products of high quality since 1837, and is the world’s leader for agricultural and industrial equipment. The […]
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