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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK — The mood at the New York Boat Show was positive, but some exhibitors expressed a bit of trepidation about President Trump’s intention to impose border taxes.
The Brunswick Boat Group’s Palm Coast manufacturing facility will participate Friday in the Classroom to Careers initiative in Flagler County, Fla.
Citing his “outstanding contributions to recreational boating safety,” the Coast Guard recently honored Brunswick Corp.’s David Marlow with its Meritorious Public Service Award.
Financial firm B. Riley & Co. listed Brunswick Corp. among its top picks for company and stock performance in 2017, stressing that it expects marine markets to improve throughout the year.
The Brunswick Recreational Boat Group said today that it realigned the management structure at its recreational boat group, with group president Tim Schiek and group CFO Scott Kent leaving the company to pursue other interests.