Category Archives: Industry News

Yamaha Marine Changes Name of Propeller Business to Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc.

Yamaha Marine Group announced today the renaming of its wholly owned subsidiary Precision Propellers Industries to Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers and discontinuing production of non-Yamaha branded propellers. Yamaha purchased Indianapolis-based ...

In Memory of Randal L Hale Jr.

  Note from the NMPA: Below is the obituary of Randal Hale, Jr. whose name, family and business are well known to the NMPA and wider propeller industry. We join ...

Reconstruct Existing Designs with Scan Converter from Hydrocomp

HydroComp’s Scan Converter utility, which is now a part of PropCad Premium, is used to extract propeller parameters such as pitch, chord, skew, rake, and thickness using 3D data points ...

Precision Propeller Industries Names New General Manager

Yamaha Marine Group today announced the promotion of Jonathon Burns to General Manager of Precision Propeller Industries, Inc. (PPI), a wholly owned, independently operated subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., ...

Propeller Repair Business Keeps Moving Forward

The name may be long but the message is simple. Bob’s Heliarc Welding/Precision Propeller Works takes what’s broken and fixes it so it’s good as new. Owner Mike Hall said ...

NMPA Annual Convention Wraps Up with Commitment to Continued Revitalization and Growth; Announces New Date for 2016 Convention & Board of Directors for 2015 – 2016

The just concluded National Marine Propeller Association (NMPA) Annual Convention wrapped up a successful two-days of what attendees hailed as the right mix of high value educational sessions, product and ...

Mercury and MotorGuide earn IBEX Innovation Awards

Loyal Following Propels Acme Sales

Michigan Wheel Continues Progress in Developing Advanced Propulsion Systems

PROP-er alignment: Linden Propeller’s invention goes international

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