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  • Anonymous

    Congratulations to Old Town Canoe. You have survived over 100 years through technology changes and depression/recesssions, and continue to make the moves necessary to survive in these challenging times, and well into the future. The Johnson family is one class act. Good luck going forward!

  • Anonymous

    Cool to hear that the R&D will be here.  And what a fantastic example of corporate jargon too! Can anybody interpret that for the layman ;-)  !!   

    • Yeah! It say where outta here!!!!! We are  going to Europe!

      Old Town is just a  layover!

      { The move to Old Town, Maine, is expected to take place in the next year and will also include transitioning its watercraft “to a lower- cost local independent distributor business model in Europe by the end of July 2012,” the statement said.}

      • Anonymous

        Try reading with your comprehension mode turned to ON.

  • Anonymous

    It basically means that they are streamlining operations by consolidating the full business in Old Town. Yes, some people will lose their jobs, a sad but necessary consequence of todays economy and business environment. But the company will survive as a quicker, more versatile operation. The Johnson family is still investing in Old Town. This is very good news.

  • Anonymous

    Marketing & R&D work closely to develop the latest new ‘stuff’ that will sell. It is a conflict between the Engineers desire to create what they percieve as cool things and Marketing telling them that it won’t sell. It is a marriage made in heaven. Good luck.

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