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Pleasurecraft Marine Group signs deal to add dynamometer lab

The Pleasurecraft Engine Group said it is partnering with Stowe Technologies on a dynamometer laboratory.

The Pleasurecraft Engine Group said it is partnering with Stowe Technologies to develop and build a dynamometer laboratory at Pleasurecraft’s South Carolina headquarters.

Pleasurecraft, which is owned by Correct Craft, said it chose Stowe because of its expertise and long-standing exemplary reputation in dynamometer infrastructures. Stowe has worked with clients that include Richard Childress Racing, Hendrick Motorsports and the NASCAR Research and Development Center.

The new dynamometer lab will be custom-engineered for marine-specific applications and will include two dynamometer cells with the latest in engine testing and validation technology. The technology will give the engineers at Pleasurecraft a more advanced platform to design, develop and validate new engines, the company said.

Pleasurecraft said it has introduced numerous technologies to the inboard industry, such as its patented Catanium Clean Emission System, patented Fuel Control Cell, Vortex Cooling System, and its Power Plus Transmissions and V-Drive.

“We are excited to partner with Stowe Technologies to build this dynamometer facility,” Pleasurecraft president Mark McKinney said in a statement. “Their expertise, combined with the knowledge of our engineers, is key in creating a world-class facility that is designed and built to our specific marine engine needs.”

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