A valued member of our community is celebrating its 75th anniversary and the City of Ilwaco would like to congratulate them. They continue to contribute to our town in many ways, such as donating to the Black Lake Fishing Derby every year. Thank you and wishing you many more years of success!
They are celebrating by hosting a “Thank You” event at all of their retail locations – a great time to show them our support, shop local, and take advantage of their sale prices. Here’s a press release from them with details:
Englund Marine & Industrial Supply is celebrating 75 years
“For Immediate Release”
Englund Marine & Industrial is celebrating its 75th year in business this year.
On Friday, July 19th, in celebration of the milestone, the company will be hosting a “Thank You” event at each of their seven retail stores. The entire Englund family and the crews at all the locations wish to express their gratitude for the long years of support given to them by their customers and the communities they serve. There will be drawings, giveaways, and special deals on clothing, boots and raingear. All customers, community members and suppliers are encouraged to stop by, join in the festivities, and take advantage of the sale prices.
Englund Marine was founded on July 22nd 1944 by Axel & Freda Englund in a small store front at the foot of 15th Street in Astoria, OR. It continues today as a family run business. Axel’s son, Jon Englund, is the current CEO. There are also 4 grandsons active in the company; Kurt Englund works at the Astoria store and is the Company’s President, Jay Englund manages the Raft Shop in Warrenton, Dean Fleck is manager at the Newport, OR store and Mark Fleck manages the Coos Bay store.
The company has grown over the years to include seven retail stores in harbor towns along the Washington, Oregon and Northern California coasts. They also operate a life raft certification and re-pack station in Warrenton, Oregon as well as three wholesale warehouses in Oregon, Arizona and Montana.
Englund Marine prides itself in being the go-to store in their communities for boating, outdoor clothing and industrial products. The company has products for commercial and recreational fishermen, professional tradesmen, and weekend warriors. They also have full-service rigging shops for fabrication, splicing, custom rigging and hydraulics in two of the seven store locations.
Contact info: Marketing Dept. – Sonja Pillsbury or Holly Larkins Englund Marine & Industrial Supply 95 Hamburg (PO Box 296), Astoria, OR 97103 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org