News Release


CMI Maintains Marketplace Reach By Signing New Distributor

Company expands network to strengthen distribution chain for performance exhaust systems and components.

NEENAH, WI – April 30, 2007 – Custom Marine Inc. (CMI) today announced it has secured a distribution agreement with Offshore Performance Specialties, located in Fort Meyers, Fla., making Offshore Performance Specialties one of three authorized distributors for CMI stainless steel headers, exhaust systems and components. This agreement enables CMI to maintain its marketplace reach through strategic alliances with key distributors located on both the east and west coasts, as well as in America’s heartland, which is mandated by a growing population of performance boat enthusiasts.

“Our objective is to develop and maintain partnerships with companies like Offshore Performance Specialties who want to grow their business strategically by offering the top-quality, market-leading products their customers demand,” said Tony Esposito, director of marketing and sales at CMI. “We want to work with companies that share our passion for boating by delivering superior products and customer service that boaters demand, and Offshore has just such a reputation.”

According to Esposito, Offshore Performance Specialties joins a world-class CMI distributor group, which includes Ateco Engine and Dyno Shop and Teague Custom Marine, who are among the marine industry’s most respected aftermarket products retailers, along with a growing number of authorized dealers around the globe.

Offshore Performance Specialties is recognized throughout the Southeast as a leading supplier of high-performance products designed specifically for recreational boating and racing applications. Offshore offers a full line of premium aftermarket parts and accessories for high-performance marine engines, including stainless steel headers, mufflers and exhaust systems, as well as custom accessories designed for unique marine applications. With a full-service shop that provides a wide range of installation services, Offshore Performance Specialties is a perfect choice for any high-performance boating project.

Custom Marine is the industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of OEM and aftermarket exhaust headers, exhaust systems and components designed for any recreational and high-performance marine application. CMI’s combination of engineering, manufacturing and design excellence allow the company to deliver products that offer the superior quality, performance and stunning good looks every performance-minded boater demands.

Media Contacts:

Tony Esposito
Custom Marine, Inc.
(920)-722-7084, ext. 19
[email protected]

Chuck Merritt
Lighthouse Communications, Inc.
(262) 619-9770, ext. 101
[email protected]