Brunswick Corp. reported somewhat challenged margins in the first quarter, as sales of larger inboard and sterndrive boats softened.
Brunswick Corp.’s boat group consists of 15 brands worldwide, including Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris FloteBote, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft and Sea Ray. The group’s additional four brands — Rayglass, Uttern, Valiant and Quicksilver — are marketed in countries other than the United States.
Brunswick Corp. said today that it saw first-quarter net sales increase by 8.4 percent to $1.16 billion from $1.07 billion last year.
Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, who is recognized globally for his expertise in materials engineering and material science, was named a senior fellow by Brunswick Corp.
Brunswick Corp. today announced the recipients of its 2016 safety award program.
Brunswick Corp. said today that it will soon open the Brunswick Innovation Laboratory in the Research Park at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Brunswick Corp. said today that it will immediately start to wind down its boat manufacturing operations in Brazil as the country continues to face challenging economic conditions.
Crestliner Boats said its new PT 18 bass boat will make its official debut this weekend at the Bassmaster Classic Expo in Houston.
Brunswick Corp. said three employees were selected among 130 recipients to receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP — Science, Technology, Engineering and Production — Ahead Award from the Manufacturing Institute for 2016.
Brunswick Corp. said it received 73 patents in 2016, more than twice its total for the previous year. Sixty were awarded to Mercury Marine, which the company said was a record for the Wisconsin-based engine manufacturer.
Crestliner said it is introducing its Rally pontoon series for 2017, which comes in two styles — the Rally and the Rally DX — and features five layout designs.