Kohler Power Systems, a maker of diesel and gasoline marine generators for a recreational and commercial boat applications, signed a new distribution agreement with Boatswain’s Locker that expands the companies’ partnership to include Hawaii.
Wisconsin-based Kohler and California-based Boatswain’s Locker already jointly serve the marine industry in California and western Mexico.
“Hawaii presents a significant growth opportunity for us,” Kohler senior area manager for marine Patrick Kline said in a statement. “We’re excited about expanding our relationship with Boatswain’s Locker because we already have a very solid partnership in place and anticipate an incredibly smooth transition into the Hawaiian market.”
Boatswain’s Locker sells, services and supports a variety of marine-industry products, including propulsion engines, transmissions and drives, auxiliary power, parts and accessories to commercial and recreational customers.
“We’re very pleased to help extend the Kohler brand into Hawaii,” Boatswain’s Locker CEO Dan Gribble said. “Our two organizations have worked incredibly well together for many years because we’re both focused on always delivering for the end user. And, I believe this stems from our shared values — an unwavering dedication to quality, integrity, teamwork and accountability.”