Kessler-Ellis Products, a manufacturer of marine sunlight readable displays, said it was selected as the exclusive Americas distributor of NSI input devices.
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.
Quickline, an importer and distributor of marine gear and accessories, said German manufacturer Nomen Products selected the company as its exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor.
Shrink-wrap supplier Dr. Shrink named Poron Oil & Maritime Ltd. as its distributor for Nigeria.
Redden Marine Supply is opening a new warehouse in Seattle.
Dr. Shrink expanded into South Korea with the addition of Seoul-based K.A.S. Global.
Kenyon International was again selected by the American Boatbuilders Association as the supplier of choice for cooking equipment.
Monrovia, Calif.-based GLM Products named Paul Smith as the company’s new national sales manager. Smith, who brings more than 35 years of marine industry experience, will be responsible for the entire North American market through his sales office in Fort Lauderdale. “I’m very excited to be working with GLM again. It’s great to be back,”…more
Gelcoat products manufacturer Dolphinite appointed The Gartner Group to represent the company’s product range in the Southeast. Based in Brentwood, Tenn., Gartner has been representing marine manufacturers since 1954. Dolphinite launched the GelMatch All-In-One Gelcoat Aerosol Can in September at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference in Louisville, Ky.
Shrinkfast Marketing, a maker of heat-shrink tools, named Dr. Shrink its Distributor of the Year. The shrink-wrap supplier was honored for high-volume sales and its marketing and training approaches. “Dr. Shrink offers marketing programs for its customers and Shrink Wrap University, a hands-on training workshop that not only shows the proper way to wrap assets,…more
The National Marine Representatives Association presented the Mel Barr Award posthumously to Ted Hood, the internationally heralded yachtsman, sailmaker, yacht designer and builder. The award recognizes an individual who has contributed to the improvement of the industry and is named in the memory of marine rep Mel Barr, one of the founders of NMRA and…more