By the summer of 2015, Alex Nicholson had decided that being a foreign exchange e-commerce sales analyst was not the career he truly wanted.
Advances in marine electronics, including GPS and electronic charts, computer-aided design and gyro stabilizers, have transformed the on-the-water experience, making boating safer and more enjoyable.
Three-dimensional printing is getting better at manufacturing electronics, with electronics and consumer products created through the 3-D printing process generating $681 million in revenue in 2015.
Seapilot, a provider of AIS products and navigation solutions, said it released the Seapilot Navigation app premium subscription service.
New Zealand-based Fusion said it promoted Dan Soeters to international sales director and appointed Adrian Gray to take Soeters’ position as sales director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Furrion said the new Furrion Innovation Center and Institute of Technology will have a grand opening May 18 in Elkhart, Ind.
Webasto Thermo and Comfort North America said it recognized eight companies that contributed to its 2016 success with Top Customer Awards.
Marine safety product manufacturer Vesper Marine named Wickes Marine as its East Coast sales representative.
Bill Eastwood was appointed business manager for the Shakespeare Marine Electronics product line of Jarden Applied Materials, a business unit of Newell Brands.
Newport, R.I.-based Siren Marine hired California-based Strike Zone Communications to spearhead its public relations and marketing communications efforts.
Marine Professionals Inc. said it is marking its 20th year in business, starting a year-long commemoration with a new celebratory logo and a secondary complementary visual.