FOND DU LAC, Wis. — At center of the room, the lower end of a new 115 Mercury 4-stroke passed through an opening in the floor into 4 feet of water. I was standing in the sound lab at Plant 12 (the Product Development and Engineering testing center) at Mercury Marine’s Fond du Lac manufacturing headquarters…more
Mercury Marine is a division of Illinois-based Brunswick Corp. that makes outboard, sterndrive, inboard and jet-drive engines for boats.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Chainsaws, motorized bicycles, lawnmowers, snowmobiles and Corvette engines. What do these machines have in common? Carl Kiekhaefer’s Mercury Marine manufactured them.
A decade after Mark Schwabero joined Mercury Marine as president of its outboard business unit he is positioned to be Brunswick Corp. chairman and CEO Dustan McCoy’s eventual successor. Although Schwabero has big shoes to fill, he has taken the lead on several initiatives that have turned Mercury into Brunswick’s most profitable segment.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The new MerCruiser 4.5-liter 250-hp sterndrive unit will be the first in a series of gasoline engines built in-house by Mercury Marine, company president John Pfeifer said Tuesday.
Mercury Marine president John Pfeifer announced that Chris Drees was promoted to vice president of global operations.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Mercury Marine introduced four new engines — 75-, 90- and 115-hp 4-strokes and a 4.5-liter 250-hp MerCruiser gasoline sterndrive.
Mercury Marine and the Southern Kingfish Association renewed their partnership for 2014.
New Brunswick Corp. president Mark Schwabero thinks people will be impressed by the new sterndrive engines Mercury Marine plans to introduce soon.
Mercury Marine is supporting the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the American Sportfish Association and BoatUS as they advocate for the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act reauthorization bill in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Mercury Marine won a Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award on Wednesday.