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Consisting of builders, dealers, marinas, parts and accessories makers and sellers and the trade groups that serve them, the marine industry is a sprawling and colorful collection of companies and people. From the number and type of boats it sells to its advocacy for the rights of boaters to enjoy their recreation on pollution-free waters, using fuel that doesn't damage their engines, the industry makes news in many ways.
Preowned boat sales were up for the second consecutive year in 2016, rising 2.5 percent in units and 2 percent in dollar value.
The Little Rock (Ark.) Port Authority is asking President Trump to include inland waterways in his proposed infrastructure plan.
Active Interest Media announced that Wade Luce was promoted to publisher of PassageMaker magazine, effective immediately.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association urged its members to weigh in on the possible renegotiation or termination of the North American Free Trade Agreement as Capitol Hill buzzed Wednesday afternoon with word that President Donald Trump might scrap the agreement altogether.
New powerboat registrations were up 6.1 percent for the rolling 12-month period through February.
A new Outdoor Industry Association report says outdoor recreation is a major contributor to the U.S. economy, accounting for $887 billion in consumer spending annually.
Marine Products Corp. said it generated first-quarter net sales of $71 million, an 11.6 percent increase from the same quarter last year that the company attributed to a 12.1 percent increase in unit Chaparral H20 and Robalo sales, as well as an increase in parts and accessories sales.
Proposals by President Trump and the Republican Party that seek to bring more production and jobs to the United States by changing tax policy could create benefits for manufacturers — but that is with the caveat that they start making supply chain adjustments now.
Canadian power dolly manufacturer Parkit 360 said it has had record growth in several key business segments and announced expansion plans.
LED light manufacturer TecNiq hired Jennifer McNees and Marcus Nelson as sales associates.