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Marine Industries

Trendsetters - Aug. 2006

Mike Vogel | 8/1/2006

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Matt Bridgewater, 35, president, GEM Products, Orange Park, whose $15-million-revenue company has had eight consecutive years of double-digit sales growth. The 38-employee company manufactures marine industry hardware. Managing partner

Fred Pace, 53, and partner and developer

Peter Bos, 59, are looking at expanding dry and in-water storage in an undisclosed Panhandle market. Their 5-year-old Legendary Marine, Destin, is a 162-employee, $70 million in annual sales boat sales and service operation in Gulf Shores, Ala., and Fort Walton, Destin and Panama City. Its Destin dry storage is billed as the largest in the nation at 780 boats.

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