Scandvik Inc., a leading marine, RV and specialty industry supplier of high quality faucets, LED lighting, Planus brand toilets, sinks, electric table pedestals and accessories for over 30 years, announced the addition of Cressy Marketing Inc. as their exclusive sales representatives for the Midwest, according to a news release from Vero Beach, Fla.-based Scandvik.
Mishawaka, Ind.-based Cressy Marketing was founded in 1986 by Ray and Mary Lou Cressy to represent companies with innovative products for the marine and RV industries. Cressy Marketing has grown to a staff of seven sales and marketing people who cover the Great Lakes area as well as some national accounts.
The Great Lakes Area, rich in boat production, is also home to the largest concentration of RV manufacturers in the world. “Cressy Marketing is pleased to have the opportunity to work with such a well respected company with high-quality products. Scandvik is a top-tier supplier with great people and is a perfect fit for our agency,” says Jim Cressy, president of Cressy Marketing.
Scandvik will rely on Cressy Marketing to continue to grow their marine industry market share as well as expand the business further into the RV and specialty markets.
“Cressy Marketing, like Scandvik, has been a long-standing presence in the marine and RV OEM industries and we are excited for the relationships and knowledge that their entire group brings to Scandvik,” said Sebastian Blackman, president of Scandvik Inc.
Mishawaka, Ind.-based Cressy Marketing is marking its 25th year in business as a manufacturers’ representative for the marine and RV industries, according to a press release.
Founded in 1986 with “no product lines but a confident spirit,” Ray Cressy went to the International Marine Trades and Conference (IMTEC) Show in Chicago with a briefcase and some innovative ideas. Today, Cressy Marketing represents 21 companies in the Great Lakes region.
Jim Cressy joined the business in 1996 and is now president while Tim Gray serves as vice president. Their efforts are supported by Lance Grover, Mary Lou Cressy, Candy Meyer, Sarah Tepe and Ray Cressy.
In the release. Cressy Marketing noted: “We would like to thank all of the vendors and customers we have had the honor of partnering with and we look forward to another 25 years of success in the marine and RV industries.”