ESSEX, Conn. — There are myriad signs that the recreational boating industry is rebounding from the Great Recession, but two of them stand out for Imtra Corp. president and CEO Eric Braitmayer.
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.
ESSEX, Conn. — Cam Collins, president of the data technology firm My-Villages, stopped by the Soundings Trade Only offices on Wednesday as part of a tour to let the industry know where the company is — and where it’s heading.
Paneltronics, which was founded as a provider of instrument panels and service to OEM boatbuilders in South Florida, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.
Wholesale distributor Win-Tron Electronics welcomed its 14,000th dealership, The Marine Outline in Puerto Rico.
The glass bridge, with its huge high-definition multi-touch displays, has dominated the headlines in the world of electronics during the last 12 months. Garmin, Simrad, Raymarine and Furuno all offer some sort of uncluttered expansive grouping of displays for the helm station of today.
Humminbird and Fishhound signed an agreement for the Eufala, Ala., marine electronics manufacturer to be a 2014 Product Showcase Partner across all of Fishhound’s sponsored Web properties.
KVH Industries named Candice Pascal vice president of content acquisition, where she will head the company’s efforts in managing commercial maritime distribution rights for entertainment content.
Intrepid Marine Electronics is now located at Norwalk Cove Marina in Norwalk, Conn.
Win-Tron Electronics vice president of operations Mark Fala is marking his 25th year with the company.
Yacht manager and maintainer Marine Professionals said its business unit, Marine Electronics, is holding a Facebook giveaway to promote Sonos Play 1, a wireless speaker it said is worth $199.