Dometic marks 50 years as exhibitor at Miami show


Dometic Marine reported positive feedback from its dealers as the company’s Marine Air brand celebrated its 50th year exhibiting at the Miami International Boat Show last weekend.

Marine Air was honored by the National Marine Manufacturers Association to join fellow Dometic brand Cruisair, which is a former recipient of the Miami half-century accolade. SeaLand is set to receive its celebratory balloons on the Miami booth within the next few years.

A supplier of marine air conditioning and sanitation equipment, Dometic Marine’s presence this year spanned three booths, with Cruisair, Marine Air, Dometic and SeaLand products on display in the Miami Beach Convention Center.

The new products featured included the Eskimo Ice 1000D, the award-winning and innovative Gold Series Air Handler and the new range of SeaLand flush-control switches.

“It was a great show for us,” aftermarket sales vice president Ken Taranto said in a statement. “People were interested in our products, and the feedback from all our dealers indicated they were taking orders. For those products with special rebate offers, visitors have 10 days after the show to place their orders to take advantage of the boat show rebates. We anticipate the dealers had a great show.

“Boats are selling. I believe this was the strongest Miami show in over five or six years,” Taranto added. “Activity levels were high, feedback was positive and capital equipment sales were strong.”

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