Minimal competition: The good and bad news

April 1st, 2016

Little competition among fabricators is nice now, but what will it mean in the next decade? Most marine fabricators have little concern about referring overflow work to other businesses. And they don’t worry much about potentially losing customers when they are backed up or projects do not match their skills, staffing or equipment capabilities. After […]

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Life-jacket design contest deadline April 15

April 6th, 2015

The deadline for design entries with the 2015 Innovations in Life Jacket Design Competition is April 15. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water and the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Association, contest sponsors, encourage boaters, armchair inventors, design, engineering or high-school students to submit designs. The grand prize is $10,000. (Additional cash prizes […]

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