IBEX 2018: VIDEO: Trade Only Today speaks with Yamaha, Mercury, Smoker Craft and Infinity Woven Products


• Ben Speciale, president of Yamaha Marine’s U.S. business, discusses his mandate as incoming chairman of the NMMA’s board of directors, as well as issues facing the sportfishing industry.

• Phil Smoker, vice president of Smoker Craft, talks about challenges facing suppliers.

• Chris Drees, president, parts and accessories for Mercury Marine, discusses new initiatives for the P&A business.

• Warren McCrickard, vice president of Infinity Woven Products, talks about the company’s growth over the last three years through new-product development.


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