Who is Evinrude owned by?
Bombardier Recreational Products Evinrude Outboard MotorsTypeSubsidiaryHeadquartersSturtevant, Wisconsin, United States & Montreal, Quebec, Canada.ProductsOutboard motorParentBombardier Recreational ProductsWebsitehttp://www.evinrude.com/3 more rows
Who owns Johnson and Evinrude outboard motors?
Bombardier Recreational Products The Johnson brothers held over two hundred patents, and revolutionized the American outboard motor. The company was first acquired by Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) in 1935. OMC filed for bankruptcy on 22 December 2000. It has been owned since 2001 by the Canadian firm Bombardier Recreational Products.
Are Mercury and Evinrude the same company?
BRP owns Evinrude along with boat manufacturers Alumacraft and Manitou. It will now buy engines for these brands from former competitor Mercury Marine.
Did Mercury buy out Evinrude?
BRP Discontinues Evinrude Outboard Engines, Signs Agreement with Mercury Marine. The company will discontinue production of Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines.
Can you still buy Evinrude outboards?
We will discontinue production of Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines. Our Sturtevant, WI, facility, will be repurposed for new projects to pursue our plan to provide consumers with an unparalleled experience on the water.
Is Evinrude motors going out of business?
The first outboard brand — founded 113 years ago by Ole Evinrude— is no more. Bombardier Recreational Products announced that they would cease production of all Evinrude outboards, and their Sturtevant, Wis., facility will shift to pursue new projects related to BRPs boat holdings.
Is Evinrude closing down?
BRP announced today it will discontinue production of Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines and will re-orientate its marine business by focusing on the growth of its boat brands with new technology and innovative marine products.