Furuno adds to NMEA award total


Marine electronics manufacturer Furuno received four National Marine Electronics Association awards at the 2012 NMEA Convention in Orlando, Fla.

The awards bring Furuno’s NMEA award total to 205 since the group started presenting awards in 1971.

For seven years running, Furuno has received the Manufacturer of the Year, Support, award. Furuno remains the sole recipient of the award since its introduction on the ballot in 2005.

“When it comes to the NMEA Awards we are proud of all 205 that Furuno has won. However, we are especially honored to win the Manufacturer of the Year award for seven consecutive years,” Furuno USA president Jim Atteridge said in a statement. “Providing outstanding customer service is one of our main goals at Furuno USA. From our field personnel, technicians and phone support down to having a live person answer our phone we do everything we can to offer the best customer service in our industry, bar none.”

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