Home Port inks deals with four manufacturers


Home Port Marine Marketing of Kilmarnock, Va., has been selected by four U.S. manufacturers to provide publicity and promotion services.

Centek Industries, a Thomasville, Ga.-based manufacturer of fiberglass wet marine exhaust systems, has chosen Home Port to provide product promotion and publicity. Centek holds several patents for its marine exhaust systems and trademarks on seven industry standard products.

Pacific Pilothouse, of Fallbrook, Calif., has chosen Home Port to provide distribution network development, promotion and publicity. Pacific Pilothouse designs and manufactures pilothouses, cuddies and hardtops for center console and walkaround boats.

Powrtran, of St. Cloud, Minn., has chosen Home Port to provide distribution network development, promotion and publicity for its line of jackplates and power steering, tilt and trim products. Powrtran products feature an exclusive design that eliminates hydraulics.

STIDD Systems, a Greenport, N.Y.-based manufacturer of ergonomic marine seating, has chosen Home Port to provide international market development, product publicity and promotion.


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