Marine News from the Great Lakes


Published: Friday, June 2, 2017 1:00 am

International Propeller Supplier Turning Point Propellers announced today that it is celebrating 20 years of Business in May 2017. Established in 1997, Turning Point has built an enviable reputation and brought to market an impressive array of Industry First’s in Marine Propulsion for the last two decades. “Our team takes great pride in developing some of the best performing aluminum and stainless steel propellers. Starting as an idea after a shortened weekend from a wrecked set of props, Turning Point has grown into a Global Supplier with manufacturing and warehouse facilities in three countries,” says company President Ron Bailey.

“We are very grateful to all of our customers for making us the fastest growing prop company in North America. This rapid growth required recent expansion into our second US warehouse location in Jacksonville, FL, and a doubling of our Aluminum production capacity. To obtain and maintain our outstanding growth, we have partnered with the Best Independent Sales Associates in the US and Internationally. This Sales Team allows us to focus on what we do best: New Product Development and continuous improvements in delivery, fill rates, and product quality,” according to Bailey. 

Turning Point has 20 years of “Firsts” in its impressive chest of innovations:

  1. Industries First Multi-Manufacturer Interchangeable Hub Propeller – 1996
  2. Industries First Full Color Prop boxes and Selection Charts – bringing props out of the back room – 1998.
  3. Industries First Pitch Exchange Program – 1999 and First Prop Calculator, the Prop Wizard® – 2006
  4. First and Only Lifetime Warranty MasterGuard® Hub Installation kits – 2009
  5. First High Performance Four Blade Hustler® Aluminum Propeller - 2009
  6. First Safer Propeller, the Aegis® – 2014

Turning Point is a World leader in high performance Aluminum and Stainless Steel propellers for powerboat applications in the 6-400hp+ range. They are a Primary Manufacturer operating Aluminum and Stainless facilities with ingot to pallet vertical integration. Branded Products include: Hustler® Three and Four Blade Aluminum Propellers, Express® Mach3 and Mach4 Stainless Steel Propellers, Aegis® Safer Propellers, MasterGuard® Installation/Hub Kits,Prop Wizard® and Prop Genie® Propeller Configurators. They are focused on New Product Development, Manufacturing, and Marketing excellence serving a global customer base partnered with Marine Distribution, OEM, and Mass Merchant companies. Contact Turning Point Propellers, 11762 Marco Beach Drive, St.2, Jacksonville, FL 32224. 904-900-7739. [email protected],


tags: Anniversaries, Propellers

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