Who owns Simrad?
With the addition of Brunswick New Technologies’ marine electronics division in March 2007, Navico became a house of brands acting as parent company to three distinct and renowned marques: B&G, Lowrance, and Simrad, all of their products now being manufactured and distributed under the Navico umbrella.
Is Lowrance and Simrad the same company?
History. Lowrance, a designer and manufacturer of Sonar, GPS and Aviation instruments, was founded in Tulsa,Oklahoma in 1957. In 2006, Lowrance was purchased by Simrad Yachting for $215 million. This merger went on to create Navico, now the largest leisure marine electronics manufacturer in the world.
Does Simrad use Navionics?
All Lowrance, Simrad and B&G displays are compatible with the full range of Navionics chart cards: Navionics+, Navionics Updates, Platinum+ and HotMaps Platinum.