Suzuki Crew Pitches In

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Suzuki Marine put the goals of its Clean Oceans Project into action during a trip to its soon-to-be-opened Marine Technical Center in Panama City, Fla.

Suzuki executives led the cleanup effort, with president Masahiro “Max” Yamamoto, executive vice president Kunihiko Wahira and vice president Gus Blakely donning gloves and removing debris from beaches and shoreline grasslands along the Panhandle. Some of the refuse — from PCV piping to lumber and tarps — was likely deposited when Hurricane Michael struck the Panama City area in 2018.

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The Suzuki team was in Florida to meet with government officials and state agencies to check the progress on the company’s 20-acre waterfront Marine Technical Center and new corporate headquarters in Tampa.

“We had some very positive and constructive meetings with … state officials to discuss the big plans we have for both our technical center and our new Suzuki Marine headquarters in Tampa,” Blakely said in a statement. “All of us at Suzuki take the goal of protecting our waters and coastal environments seriously.”

Click here for more about Suzuki’s Clean Oceans Project.

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