Fort Lauderdale, FL, September 5, 2013 - (Accesswire) - Brownie's Marine Group, Inc. (BWMG), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of highly specialized dive and safety products, today announced that its ties with giant retailer of boating supplies and accessories, West Marine, was further strengthened as West Marine has placed the Brownie’s products on display via its online store this week.
West Marine is the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, with over 300 stores located in 38 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. West Marine carries more than 75,000 products from the latest in marine electronics, technical apparel to footwear and accessories. In addition to its retail stores and Port Supply wholesale divisions, West Marine serves water lovers in more than 150 countries worldwide through its mail order and Internet divisions.
Brownie’s Marine Group, with its more than 40 year of operating history, is one of the world’s leading innovators, manufacturer and industry leaders of surface supplied air diving systems and compressor systems. Additionally Brownie’s is a leading resource for putting together the optimal dive equipment solutions for any tasks, irrespective of size, with ranges including anything from its Third Lung hookah diving systems all the way up to research and charter grade submarines.
Brownie’s Marine Group has enjoyed a prosperous business relationship with West Marine for some years and has extensive presence in several of the West Marine stores, but this is the first time that the Brownie’s products will appear on the West Marine website.
Stacy Wall, Head of Dealer Support & New Development of Brownie’s Marine Group stated, "This is a very exciting moment for Brownie’s. It will place our products in front of numerous potential customers. The exposure to our products is invaluable. We are very pleased that West Marine has included us on their online presence and it will to be exciting to see what the effect will be in sales over the months to come. This is a wonderful extension of the great relationship we enjoy with West Marine.”
About Brownie's Marine Group, Inc.
Brownie's Marine Group, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Trebor Industries, Inc., d/b/a Brownie's Third Lung, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida designs, tests, manufactures and distributes recreational hookah diving, yacht based scuba air compressor and Nitrox Generation Systems, and scuba and water safety products. The Company sells its products both on a wholesale and retail basis and is comprised of three highly specialized dive product groups. The Company is an industry leading manufacturing and distribution company that serves middle income boat owners, higher income yacht owners, recreational divers, military operators and public safety personnel. The Company holds more than ten patents and enjoys a robust product development and intellectual property program that has yielded several proprietary products. Many of these products and innovations have become the "standard" for the marine industry. The Company is known for its meticulous devotion to detail, high quality production and design ingenuity. In the boating and diving community, Brownie's is known as the market leader when it comes to surface supplied "Third Lung" dive systems and Scuba Tankfill Systems for yacht-based diving. Brownie's products and support service divers at all levels of the underwater world, from shallow-water dive systems to deep-water mixed gas support systems for exploration divers and submariners.
In 2011, Brownie's introduced the first in a series of patent-pending Variable Speed Battery Powered Third Lung (hookah diving) devices engineered to conserve energy while delivering performance to the diver.
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