Gateway Technical College and Evinrude Announce Partnership to Enhance Skilled Workforce

    New BRP Evinrude Technology Institute will train students in skills needed to fill open positions in marine and outdoor power sport industries.

    STURTEVANT, Wis., October 15, 2018 – Gateway Technical College and Evinrude on Monday, October 15, will hold an official opening of the BRP Evinrude Technology Institute at the college’s Technical Building on its Racine Campus.

    There’s a need for qualified technicians in the motorcycle, marine and outdoor power products industry, and the lab features the many modern engines, outboard motors, motorcycles, personal watercraft and other pieces students can train on to become proficient in the skills needed for them to succeed in their career.

    Evinrude and BRP contributed the many different pieces as well as brought industry knowledge to ensure the lab provided cutting-edge equipment and curriculum for this in-demand career field. 

    BRP Acquires Alumacraft and Announces the Creation of BRP Marine Group

    BRP Acquires Alumacraft and Announces the Creation of BRP Marine Group

    Evinrude’s Tracy Crocker appointed President of BRP Marine Group

     

    STURTEVANT, WI – Evinrude today announced that it is now a part of the newly established BRP Marine Group. Evinrude, an outboard engine manufacturer that developed the first commercially viable outboard engine in 1909, will join Alumacraft, a 70-plus year-old manufacturer of aluminum fishing boats which was acquired today, as the first players in the new Group.

    Evinrude Inducted into Space Technology Hall of Fame

    STURTEVANT, Wis.– Evinrude today announced they will be inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame during the Space Foundation’s 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo. As a 2018 Organization Inductee, Evinrude will be honored for the company’s role in commercializing high-strength, wear-resistant aluminum alloy (NASA 398) originally developed by NASA scientists, Jonathan A. Lee and Dr. Po-Shou Chen. Chen, Lee and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA MSFC) will also be honored at this year’s event.

    Evinrude Achieves Wisconsin Green Masters Level Status

    Sturtevant, WI - For the first time, Evinrude, has received recognition as a Green Master in the Wisconsin Green Masters Program. The Green Masters Program recognizes and assesses Wisconsin businesses on their sustainability performance in a variety of sustainability categories.

    Evinrude Wins the 2017 Ascension Healthy Connections Award

    STURTEVANT, Wis., November 10, 2017 – Evinrude, a BRP company, announced today that it received the 2017 Ascension Healthy Connections Award from Ascension All Saints Hospital in Racine. The award recognizes Evinrude as an employer that demonstrates a strong commitment to implement wellness initiatives in the workplace, creating a culture of good health.