Unified Marine moves distribution to Florida

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Accessories manufacturer Unified Marine, maker of the SeaSense brand, announced a major restructuring of its operations.

Unified Marine will relocate its distribution center from Newport, Tenn., to Florida’s Naples-Fort Myers area.

“We want to bring our warehousing and distribution operations back to Florida in closer proximity to our research and development facility in Bonita Springs,” said Unified Marine president and CEO David Nirenberg in a statement. “This not only will help us improve service to our customers, but it also will allow us to more quickly introduce additional innovative new products to the marketplace in support of the leadership position we hold in the marine accessories market.”

Unified Marine also announced the following staff appointments:

Merle Bright, chief financial officer; James Anderson, outside sales coordinator; Joe Johnson, operations manager; Nathan Nicholson, purchasing manager; Jennifer Brackett, creative services manager.

The company said moves are designed to reduce operating costs and improve product quality and customer service to its distributor, retailer and end-user customers.

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