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IBBI signs supplier deal with Garmin

Garmin International, a unit of Garmin Ltd., said it was approved as a certified supplier of marine electronics for Independent Boat Builders Inc.

Garmin International, a unit of Garmin Ltd., said it was approved as a certified supplier of marine electronics for Independent Boat Builders Inc., a purchasing cooperative of 20 members that build more than 40 boat brands.

“We are thrilled to be working with IBBI. Its members are known for building high-quality, dependable boats — two traits that Garmin prides itself in, as well,” Garmin senior manager of marine sales David Dunn said in a statement. “We look forward to establishing close ties with these manufacturers and providing them with excellent products and technical expertise for many years to come.”

Garmin is one of two marine electronics providers that IBBI has certified to work with its members.

“We are very excited to have Garmin as an IBBI supplier,” IBBI president Tom Broy said. “We are impressed by Garmin’s innovative products and passionate associates. Their equipment should be a perfect fit for our OEMs, as well as a great benefit to the consumer.”

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