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Turning Point Propellers moves to Florida

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Turning Point Propellers, which celebrated its 15th anniversary in May, is relocating to Jacksonville, Fla.

Office operations in Chicago, including marketing, sales and engineering, will shift to the company’s new 3,000-square-foot office/lab/warehouse in July. The new address in Jacksonville is 11762 Marco Beach Drive, Suite 2.

Turning Point engineers, makes and markets aluminum and stainless-steel propellers for outboards and sterndrives from 8 to more than 300 hp.

"This will result in faster introductions of industry-leading designs, such as our latest Hustler Four Blade propeller,” Turning Point vice president of sales and marketing Ron Bailey said.

The company is pursuing research and development opportunities with the nearby University of Florida and Florida State University engineering departments.

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