NMMA sets Oct. 6 as Manufacturing Day

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced Manufacturing Day on Oct. 6.

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced Manufacturing Day on Oct. 6, an event meant to bring together industry leaders in a coordinated effort to address a variety of issues they all face.

The list includes misperceptions about manufacturing, the skilled labor shortage, connecting with future generations, taking charge of the public image of manufacturing and ensuring the ongoing prosperity of the industry.

The NMMA is encouraging members to host an event or endorse the day. The NMMA said in a statement that Manufacturing Day is a vital tool for educating the public on manufacturing’s importance for the economy and for recruiting employees.


Yamaha Rightwaters To Launch Trash Interceptor

Developed in conjunction with the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, the device is designed to remove debris from waterways before it reaches the ocean.

Vessel Vanguard Releases Latest Management Platforms

The company upgraded the features, functionality and security of its suite of maintenance management programs.

Cox Marine Appoints COO

Gavin Wesson will oversee the continued development of the company’s diesel outboard.

Netherlands Eases Covid Measures as Metstrade Approaches

The moves by the Dutch government open up travel prior to the show, which is scheduled for Nov. 16-18 at RAI Amsterdam.

Coming to America

Swedish electric boat builder X Shore has established a North American sales office in Newport, R.I.

Registration Opens for ABYC Standards Week

Scheduled for Jan. 10-14, the conference includes sessions to review current and new standards, the group’s annual meeting and the Marine Law Symposium.

New Initiatives To Push Boating Safety

The Marine Industries Association of Southwest Florida and Discover Boating are promoting on-water safety, one in a digital format and and one analog.