Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill “Genuine Ingenuity”™ in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Teignbridge propellers; MotoTron electronic controls; Albemarle, Arvor, Baja, Bayliner, Bermuda, Boston Whaler, Cabo Yachts, Crestliner, Harris, Hatteras, Kayot, Laguna, Lowe, Lund, Maxum, Meridian, Örnvik, Palmetto, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Savage, Sea Boss, Sea Pro, Sea Ray, Sealine, Triton, Trophy, Uttern and Valiant boats; Attwood marine parts and accessories; Land ‘N’ Sea, Kellogg Marine, Diversified Marine and Benrock parts and accessories distributors; IDS dealer management systems; Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and ParaBody fitness equipment; Brunswick bowling centers, equipment and consumer products; Brunswick billiards tables; and Dynamo, Tornado and Valley pool tables, Air Hockey and foosball tables.
Founded: By John Brunswick, a Swiss immigrant woodworker in 1845, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to make billiards tables. Headquarters: Lake Forest, Illinois, a Chicago suburb Total sales: (Most recent available) 2006 net sales were $5.7 billion, operating earnings were $341.2 million, and net earnings were $133.9 million, or $1.42 per diluted share.
Geographic reach: Brunswick’s products are sold throughout North America, the United Kingdom, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Stock symbol: The ticker symbol for Brunswick Corporation common stock is BC. Brunswick stock is traded on the New York, Chicago, London stock exchanges. Market value: $2.9 billion at December 31, 2006 Shares outstanding: 90.8 million at December 31, 2006 Employees: Brunswick Corporation employs more than 27,000 people worldwide.
Brunswick Corporation, 1 N. Field Court, Lake Forest, IL 60045
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards is based in Lake Forest, Illinois. Net sales in 2006 were $458 million. Brunswick makes bowling equipment and supplies as well as operates 108 family bowling centers throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Brunswick billiards tables and accessories are the market leaders and recognized around the world for their superior construction, style and performance. Brunswick also makes Valley-Dynamo pool, Air Hockey and foosball tables.