Pettit Marine Paint named Tony Palabrica as a technical sales representative, making him responsible for bolstering customer-retention efforts and developing new relationships in the Midwest.
Marine industry technology news ranges from engine and other product debuts to reports of executive promotions and interviews with CEOs.
Dennis Flint, chairman and CEO of The Taylor Made Group, said Jason Pajonk-Taylor was named president and chief operating officer of the company.
Tohatsu America Corp. said its new 5-hp liquefied petroleum gas outboard will be available for purchase in April.
Fisheries Supply Co. honored Davis Instruments’ Snap Tool Multi-Key as the 2016 grand prize winner at its third annual InNEWvation Award show.
Marine Exhaust Systems said it has hired Mark Brown for technical sales.
South Korea-based JMP Corporation, maker of sea water pumps, strainers, and impellers, is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Sail magazine announced the winners of its Pittman Innovation Awards, named for the magazine’s longtime technical editor, Freeman K. Pittman, who died of Lou Gehrig’s disease in 1996.
T-H Marine Supplies said it will partner with Mark Zona and “Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show” this year.
Vessel monitoring and tracking company Siren Marine named IoT hardware provider Morey as its hardware provider.
AkzoNobel said it named Andrew Lillos as regional sales manager for Awlgrip and Interlux Yacht Coatings for the northern United States and Canada.