Iowa-based marine distributor Lorenz and Jones, continuing to evolve since its merger with LVP 2-1/2 years ago, hired Kevin Fletcher as president.
NMDA and Distributors
The National Marine Distributors Association is the leading trade association for U.S. and Canadian marine products distributors. Members include major distributors, many leading product manufacturers and manufacturer representatives.
Great Lakes Power Products said it acquired the distribution rights to sell and service Twin Disc products in Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Virginia and the balance of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Engineered Marine Coatings said boatbuilders, boatyards and boat owners are now able to purchase the company’s Quantum product line from Jamestown Distributors.
Shrink-wrap supplier Dr. Shrink said it named Duells as its exclusive marine distributor for Sweden.
Florida-based Trac Ecological appointed Ocean Call to distribute its environment-friendly products for onboard equipment cleaning and maintenance in Italy.
Continuing to develop its business in Europe, shrink-wrap supplier Dr. Shrink signed a new distributor in Romania.
Marine gear importer and distributor Quickline said it will stock product at and ship product from its new distribution center in Fort Lauderdale.
Marine electrical systems manufacturer Blue Sea Systems earned three awards at the annual National Marine Distributor Association conference, including the Platinum Supplier of the Year award.
CRC Marine of North Carolina is reporting a 19.7 percent increase in international sales in the last year.
MagicEzy, an Australian manufacturer of gelcoat repair products, is breaking into the North American market by signing with Newport, R.I.-based marine distributor AB Marine.