ARCO Marine Wins 2022 NMDA Supplier of the Year Award

ARCO Marine Wins 2022 NMDA Supplier of the Year Award

Knoxville, TN July 27, 2022 – Sea-Dog Line, ARCO Marine and Meguiar’s are the winners of the 2022 National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA) Supplier of the Year awards.

The awards were announced during the NMDA Awards Luncheon, July 27, 2022, held during S.T.E.P. in Rosemont IL.

The Diamond category was won by Sea-Dog Line. The Everett, Washington-based company, is a leading supplier of over 5,500 marine dock, deck and rigging hardware items, 12-volt electrical/lighting and ventilation accessories. Runner-up in this category was T-H Marine.

ARCO Marine is the winner in the Platinum category. ARCO Marine was established in 1960 and is a trusted source for high-quality alternators, inboard and outboard starts and tilt/trim motors. The company takes pride in its ability to manufacture in America to the highest standards of quality control and testing. Runner-up in this category is Star brite.

In the Gold category, Meguiar’s was announced as the winner. For more than 100 years Meguiar’s has been providing cleaners, waxes and polishes which help keep boats looking like new. Their ongoing research and development help keep them at the forefront of offering protection for all things from cars to RVs to boats. Gold category runner-up is C.E.Smith.

Special Focus awards in each category were also presented. These awards are scored by adding together the categories that are appropriate and are awarded to the company who scored the highest in each category.
 Award Diamond Platinum Gold
Supply Chain Standards Efficiency Award Sea-Dog Line ARCO Marine C.E. Smith

The wholesale distributor members of NMDA have voted annually since 1972 to recognize their top suppliers for overall excellence in supply chain management, marketing, packaging & shipping and customer service.

NMDA is the leading trade association for US and Canadian marine products distributors. Members include major distributors, many leading product manufacturers and manufacturers’ representatives. For more information visit, email or call 865.518.6257.

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