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Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, are accepting applications for the 2017 Newport for New Products Awards. Judged by a team of marine-industry experts, NFNP winners for best new powerboat, sailboat and multihull; best new navigation product; and best new product for boat operation, maintenance, and safety. New for …
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Monitor Products adds new partner, VP of sales & engineering

Monitor Products recently welcomed Andy Logan as a partner within the company and the vice president of sales and engineering. Logan brings 25 years of experience to Monitor Products including a background in engineering, sales and overall business development. His experience includes 10 years at MerCruiser where he served as the lead engineer for MerCruiser’s …
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Protomet celebrates 20th anniversary with expansion, growth and new products

Protomet Corporation, an Oak Ridge, Tenn.-based engineering, manufacturing and technology company, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with new products, new equipment, expansion and rapid growth. In the past 12 months, Protomet has invested more than $ 4 million in new equipment to expand capabilities including a multi-pallet 5-axis machining center, which the company says brings a …
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Marine Products Corp. sets 2016 earnings call for January 25

Marine Products Corp. announced will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year-ended December 31, 2016, on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 before the market opens. In conjunction with its earnings release, the Company will host a conference call to review the Company’s financial and operating results on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 8:00 …
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Newport International Boat Show announces Newport for New Products

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced Friday the results of this year’s Newport For New Products Awards. The 11th annual NFNP winners are: Best New Electronics Product: Garmin GPSMAP 7600 with J1939 Connection Best New Boating Operation, Maintenance or Safety Product: Forespar PureWater+ Best New Sailboat: Maine Cat …
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T-H Marine and Wally Marshall partner on Mr. Crappie line of products

T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Ala., announces that it will be partnering with Wally Marshall, aka Mr. Crappie, to release a new line of Mr. Crappie brand products for 2016. “When T-H Marine looked to grow into the crappie fishing world, especially with our HydroWave Crappie Edition, there was one name that immediately came …
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SeaDek Marine Products adds Contemporary Marine Flooring to network

SeaDek Marine Products welcomed Contemporary Marine Flooring to its expanding network of SeaDek Certified Fabricators. Located in Spokane, Wash., Contemporary Marine Flooring will be the first fabricator to exclusively service the Pacific Northwest, including parts of Western Canada. Contemporary Marine Flooring has a longstanding relationship with SeaDek. As a fiberglass boat repair business that specializes in custom …
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Twitchell Technical Products acquires Infinity Woven Products

Highlander Partners’ portfolio company, Twitchell Technical Products, a manufacturer of engineered polymer fabrics and coated films, announced Friday its acquisition of Infinity Woven Products, a provider of floor and wall coverings to the marine, RV, aerospace and other markets. Founded in 2008, Infinity manufactures and distributes floor and wall coverings using its “Luxury Woven Vinyl.” …
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PWC manufacturers build stable, reliable products at accessible price points

The personal watercraft segment by nature is one that breeds an atmosphere of enthusiasm. That enthusiasm is matched by personal watercraft manufacturers, as all are in agreement that the state of the segment couldn’t be more positive. According to data from Info-Link Technologies, personal watercraft sales grew 15.1 percent in 2015 overall. A combination of […]
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