IBBI gains Bennington Marine

Published online: May 01, 2007 News Soundings Trade Only News
Viewed 144 time(s)

Bennington Marine, which manufacturers Bennington, Azure, Southwind and Sedona lines, has joined Independent Boat Builders, Inc.

 

"Bennington is a great addition to our membership list," IBBI President Tom Broy, said in a statement. "They are already proving to be a perfect fit with the other owners of our organization with their eagerness to support the group's common goals."

 

"Bennington Marine chose IBBI because of its positive reputation in the industry as well as its strong array of member builders," Bennington president Steve Vogel, said in a statement.  "The IBBI is a natural fit for all four of the Bennington brands.  We look forward to working in concert with the group to improve buying opportunities and creating further synergies with the member companies."

 

IBBI is a purchasing cooperative located in Benton, Ill. The organization has 23 members in 30 locations throughout the United States and Canada.

You May Also Be Interested In...

April 16, 2015

Breaking News

The National Marine Manufacturers Association canceled the Progressive Chicago In-Water Boat Show, which was set to take place June 11-14, and will stop producing the annual show.
April 16, 2015

West Marine announces new "Deck Out Dad" social media contest

West Marine has launched a new social media campaign called Deck Out Dad!
April 03, 2015

66 Days At Sea

We are happy to report that after being adrift at sea and lost for 66 days, Louis Jordan has been rescued 200 miles off the coast of South Carolina.
April 01, 2015

JC Manufacturing becomes JC TriToon Marine

Formerly known as JC Manufacturing, the Indiana-based pontoon manufacturer has officially changed its name to JC TriToon Marine.
March 31, 2015

Cascade Cycleboats launches pedal-powered boat tours

A rickshaw by any other name...wouldn't be a rickshaw anymore, I guess. But Cascade Cycleboats certainly evoke those three-wheeled conveyances of years past.
March 19, 2015

Carefree Boat Club adds location in Georgia

Carefree Boat Club has just opened a brand new location, adding to its ever-growing lineup.
Follow us on Facebook!  Follow us on Instagram!  Follow us on Twitter!  Follow us on YouTube!