The recent appointment of Mark Schwabero to the newly created post of president and COO of Brunswick Corp. is part of a long-term succession program that will allow CEO Dusty McCoy to retire in 2016.
The maker of Chaparral and Robalo boats has been looking to buy a complementary business, specifically eying pontoon builders, although the company has been outbid by private equity groups so far.
The House passed the bipartisan Water Resources and Reform Development Act, commonly known as WRRDA, this week.
The Larson Boat Group added nine new dealers since its last announcement in February.
Increasing sales demonstrated by numbers released by Statistical Surveys today show that there is pent-up demand in boat sales.
WASHINGTON — The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation brought its message of ocean conservation balanced with enjoyment of water resources to Washington last week during the American Boating Congress.
WASHINGTON — The 2014 American Boating Congress, which took place May 5-7, saw attendance gains this year, with 225 people visiting Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of the marine industry, a number the National Marine Manufacturers Association hopes to double that number in 2015.
WASHINGTON — The effects of the recent winter’s poor weather can be seen in various sets of data collected by the National Association of Manufacturers, but in general manufacturing is picking up again.
WASHINGTON — In the 2016 presidential election, the Republican Party faces the same problem that the marine industry overall grapples with — dispelling the image of being rich, white and male.
Malibu Boats saw third-quarter net sales increase 6.9 percent to $50.3 million and gross profit increased 7.2 percent to $13.4 million compared with the same quarter last year.