Dealers and Distributors


Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Centurion, Furrion, Tige and Indiana Marine Products.

Ski-boat manufacturer Centurion announced that it signed on six new dealers in the last month, despite the current economic climate.

The new dealers include New England Ski Boats, Cambridge, Mass.; Bayou Outdoor Supercenter, Bossier City, La.; One More Pull, Frankline, Va.; Surf Fresh, Orlando, Fla.; Montana Honda and Marine, Billings, Mont.; and Barry Jay's Marine, Edmonton, Alberta.

"Our new technology, authorized dealer program and attention to market conditions are paying off," said Mark Overbye, Centurion CMO.

The Web site features Boat Builder 2.0, a feature that allows customers to build and customize their own vessel with vivid graphic displays. Also, the authorized dealer program allows for special pricing and priority warranty rate.

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At the opening of the Marine Equipment Trade Show Tuesday in Amsterdam, Netherlands, shore power products manufacturer Furrion announced that the company appointed International Manufacturing Direct Sales to represent its product line in Europe.

Furrion's products - cordsets, cables, adapters, plugs and inlets - feature the company's efficient, built-in Smart technology,  Loadsmart power consumption and Powersmart voltage indicators and Signalsmart anti-interference filters.

Furrion products are backed by a 5-year warranty.

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Tigé Boats’ worldwide network of dealerships recently welcomed Tigé Precision Inboards of South Africa.

Located in Vanderbijlpark, the dealership serves the Johannesburg area and is the latest international dealership to join the Tigé family.  Several ski boat models have been shipped from the company's Abilene, Texas, factory and will arrive shortly at the dealership location of 38 Windsor on Vaal, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa.

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Indiana Marine Products, which manufactures dashes, panels and wiring harnesses, is now a supplier for the Wes-Garde Components Group.

Wes-Garde, which specializes in electro-mechanical and interconnect products, will consign electrical components in the IMP facility in Angola, Ind.

“We are excited about our relationship with Wes-Garde,’ said Mike Peters, CEO of IMP, in a statement. “This is one of a number of supply programs that IMP has developed to ensure a responsive, cost-effective and robust supply chain for our customers.”


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