Malibu wins Innovation of the Year at 2017 WSIA Summit Leadership Awards

Malibu Boats (NASDAQ: MBUU) was recognized with the Innovation of the Year award at the 2017 WSIA Summit Leadership Awards last week for the Malibu Command Wheel. Malibu’s Command Wheel offers more control choices for the driver. Malibu partnered with ISOTTA to create the product. The wheel rotates around the controls, including stereo, speed, Power Wedge II, …
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Saltwater fishing grows on strength of technological innovation, forward-thinking designs

America’s growing love affair with saltwater fishing boats continues to blossom, as more and more consumers take the plunge and purchase a new fiberglass center console, dual console, walkaround or convertible. Fueled by innovative features, substantially improved fuel economy and overall ease of maintenance, the saltwater fishing category remains one of the brightest stars in …
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Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show 2017 Innovation Award winners announced

The National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Writers International honored winners of the 2017 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards on Friday, Feb. 17, recognizing new consumer marine products, presented during the innovation breakfast held at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin. This year’s program evaluated 63 products across 23 categories. The judges ultimately selected 19 …
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Bellingham Marine receives innovation award for Unifloat system

Bellingham Marine’s Unifloat concrete floating dock system, which was first patented in the 1950s, was recognized by the Marina Recreation Association as a historical innovation that has had a substantial impact on the modern marina industry. The Innovation Award was issued to Bellingham at the Association’s annual MRA conference last week in Santa Barbara, California. […]
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Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award winners honored

MIAMI – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today winners of the 2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, presented during the annual Industry Breakfast at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This year’s program featured a record number of entries with 97 products—a 68 percent increase in […]
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SeaDek discusses growth, innovation

SeaDek Marine Products, which manufactures non-slip pads and other products out of its Florida plant, has experienced remarkable growth over the last few years. Earlier this year, the company moved into a new 72,000-square-foot facility and has added dozens of employees. SeaDek was also recently named one of 50 “Florida Companies to Watch” by the […]
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