Samson Rope Technologies said Steve Swiackey will retire as CEO at the end of the year after more than 41 years at the company.
Marine industry technology news ranges from engine and other product debuts to reports of executive promotions and interviews with CEOs.
Power & Motoryacht University will take place Dec. 6-7 at the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club in Florida.
Electronic products manufacturer Furrion officially launched a new website at the Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam.
Naiad Dynamics celebrated the 40th anniversary of Vic Kuzmovich’s employment with the company on Nov. 2 at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. As global service manager, Kuzmovich oversees aftersales support for the more than 12,000 vessels equipped with Naiad systems. Naiad CEO John Venables, who has worked closely with Kuzmovich during the last 32…more
Taco Metals introduced a new master marine catalog that features concise product information, sharp product photos and dimensional renderings and includes product installation and application recommendations. The 90-page brochure is geared for boatbuilders, dealers, canvas and metal fabricators, repair yards and other marine industry professionals. “We are confident our new master marine catalog makes product…more
Lewmar appointed Harcourt Schutz as its new general manager for the United States. Schutz, who will be based in the company’s Guilford, Conn., office, has been with the sailboat and powerboat hardware supplier for 13 years and was recently head of sales. The company said the positions Schutz has held at Lewmar have provided him…more
Cummins lowered its outlook for the year after reporting lower-than-expected third-quarter revenue, citing weakness in the mining industry. Sales in the power generation segment were down 13 percent, to $712 million, for the quarter that ended Sept. 29. Earnings before interest and taxes were $45 million — or 6.3 percent of sales — down from…more
Retractable sunshade manufacturer SureShade will be featured on twice the number of boats at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show as its previous record at the Miami International Boat Show and the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach. SureShade, which was launched in 2007, will be featured on 23 models at FLIBS, 11 of…more
Marine security, monitoring and tracking systems supplier GOST announced two promotions and added a new team member. GOST promoted Parrish Westbrook to national sales and OEM account manager, Samantha Thomas to sales and marketing coordinator and added product specialist Tony Miller. Westbrook joined GOST in September 2010, overseeing sales through dealers, distributors and representatives throughout…more
Boat transport company Peters & May appointed Noel Viera as general manager of its U.S. operations. Peters & May USA has offices in Itasca, Ill., and Fort Lauderdale. Viera joined Air and Ocean Shipping in April 2007, shortly before Peters & May acquired the company. Air and Ocean Shipping was renamed Peters & May USA…more