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Hurley Marine Grows

Hurley Marine Grows

05-Dec-2016

Thanks to continued growth, Hurley Marine has moved to a new, larger facility at 2717 North Lincoln Road in Escanaba, Michigan. The company says its contact information, staff and friendly service will remain the same. For more information, visit Hurleymarine.com. (http://www.Hurleymarine.com) ...
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Beneteau appoints CEO for the Americas

Beneteau appoints CEO for the Americas

28-Nov-2016

George Armendariz has been appointed Beneteau’s CEO for the Americas — a newly created position responsible for all brands, including Beneteau, Jeanneau, Prestige, Four Winns, Scarab, Glastron and Wellcraft. For more information, visit Beneteau.com. (http://www.Beneteau.com) ...
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Dave Lyle Retires from Walstrom Marine

Dave Lyle Retires from Walstrom Marine

09-Nov-2016

Michigan native, Michigan State University graduate, longtime Walstrom Marine employee and avid boater, Dave Lyle, will be retiring effective 2017 after 35 years at Walstrom. His deep-rooted love for the water shows throughout his successful career. In 1971, Lyle took a sabbatical his junior y...
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Hinckley Names New President and CEO

Hinckley Names New President and CEO

24-Oct-2016

The Hinckley Company recently announced that Peter O’Connell will be the company’s new president and chief executive officer. O’Connell most recently served as CEO of Datacom Systems. He will be the seventh CEO in the company’s history. For more information, visit hickley...
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Hoty Marine Group Acquires Battery Park Marine Services

Hoty Marine Group Acquires Battery Park Marine Services

22-Oct-2016

Hoty Marine Group has added Sandusky, Ohio’s Battery Park Marine Services to its portfolio of marinas. Hoty is a 30-year-old company that owns marinas along Lake Erie’s shore. In recent years, the company has focused on increasing its boat storage space with the acquisition of Vene...
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New Roles at Walstrom Marine

New Roles at Walstrom Marine

28-Sep-2016

Just because it’s celebrating its 70th anniversary doesn’t mean Walstrom Marine is slowing down anytime soon: The northern Michigan family-owned business recently made two changes to its staff. The first move was internal: The company promoted Charlie Duray, the service manager at Harbor...
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Navico Acquired

Navico Acquired

23-Sep-2016

Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Altor Fund IV have acquired Navico Holding AS (Navico) — a leading provider of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and GoFree brands. For more information, visit Navico.com. (http://www.Navico.com) ...
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Premier Marine Promotes Three Employees

Premier Marine Promotes Three Employees

19-Sep-2016

Premier Marine is restructuring its pontoon production and has promoted three key employees: Steve Hammond to quality manager; Dave Grovender to VP of operations; and Robert Douglass to product development manager. Hammond has spent several years managing the ISO quality management system at Pr...
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Safe Harbor Marinas Acquires Grand Isle

Safe Harbor Marinas Acquires Grand Isle

24-Aug-2016

Safe Harbor Marinas has acquired Grand Isle Marina in Grand Haven, Michigan. Located along 21 miles of inland waterway and just minutes from Lake Michigan, Grand Isle Marina features 400 permanent boat slips and about 150 dry racks. Grand Isle Marina is the company’s second property acqu...
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Associations Launch Online Marine Career Center

Associations Launch Online Marine Career Center

23-Aug-2016

Boating Industry and a number of trade associations in the marine industry have teamed up to launch the Marine Industry Career Network. Organizers say they hope the new online career portal will help attract skilled employees to the marine industry. “Our dealers are struggling through w...
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