Garmin has been selected as the exclusive marine electronics supplier to the Independent Boat Builders Inc (IBBI), the largest purchasing cooperative of US boatbuilders. With 19 members, IBBI build 20% of all boats sold in the US. Garmin has been a supplier of choice since 2014.
“The IBBI and our member-owners feel that Garmin can provide premium marine electronics that meet our needs and, additionally, give customers what they expect,” said Tom Broy, IBBI president, in a statement. “We look forward to a long and successful partnership.”
Garmin was recently named Manufacturer of the Year for the third consecutive year by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Other Garmin marine brands include FUSION Entertainment, and Navionics, a supplier of electronic navigation charts.