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Furuno Celebrates 25 Years

March 25, 2003

Back in 1978, Furuno U.S.A. was formed to serve one of the largest markets in the world for marine electronics. Top management at Furuno Electric Company in Nishinomiya City, Japan recognized not only the strength of the U.S. market, but for its potential for Furuno’s quality radar, navigation, sonar and communication electronics to assist professional and recreational mariners. “Furuno’s premier branding is a combined effort of our parent company’s dedication to designing innovative products and the sales & service support of our dealer network over the last 25 years,” said Jim Atteridge, President of Furuno U.S.A. “Since the beginning of Furuno USA in 1978, the company has continued to reinvest in its U.S. operations by expanding its facilities and management, in an effort to deliver superior customer service to our dealer network. It’s no wonder why the National Marine Electronics Association has honored our company with 137 product awards over the last 25 years.” In 2003, Furuno U.S.A. continues to offer an extensive product line of radar, navigation equipment, sonar, depth sounders, communications, NavNet, GMDSS equipment, AIS and more.

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