ZPM signs deal with X-Tender Boats

Author:
Updated:
Original:

Zyvex Performance Materials formed an agreement with X-Tender Boats to supply Arovex, ZPM's next generation carbon nanotube-enhanced prepreg carbon fiber, for the boatbuilder's new line of yacht tenders.

070909Tender

"Our goal at X-Tender is to make the ultimate yacht tender. In order to do that, we need the best in materials, and Arovex is the most advanced and highest performing prepreg carbon fiber available today," said Jean-Marc LeRoy, president of Seattle-based X-Tender Boats, in a statement.

"Making the boats as light as possible will make it easier to lift and store as a tender while providing greater performance," he added.

Click here for the full release.

Related

ABYC Foundation Seeks Nominations for Educator Award

The award recognizes “an outstanding instructor who is shaping future marine service technicians.”

P.R. Firm Rushton Gregory Signs ePropulsion

The Chinese manufacturer of electric propulsion products introduced a standardized lineup earlier this year.

Dometic Updates Pro-Trim System

The new design allows boaters to trim the outboard and adjust the jack plate without removing their hands from the wheel.

Brunswick Partners with Carnegie Robotics

Through the alliance, Brunswick aims to enhance its autonomous technology offerings.

Nicole Vasilaros to Depart NMMA

The group credits the senior vice president of government and legal affairs for “countless contributions to the protection and expansion of the recreational boating industry.”

Site Unseen

A website is often the first interaction a customer will have with a dealership, but it must provide more than an online brochure or they will click elsewhere.

C.G. Amends Documentation Rules

Federally documenting a boat now must be done every five years, rather than annually.

The 2021 Top 10 Most Innovative Marine Companies Awards

The marine industry consistently honors products and people. The industry, however, has not recognized forward-thinking companies that are moving the industry in new directions. Soundings Trade Only’s mission is to reflect, inform and inspire.