Press Release

Garmin® Certified as Official Supplier to Independent Boat Builders Incorporated (IBBI)

June 9, 2015 7:00 AM EDT

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that it has been approved as a certified supplier of marine electronics for Independent Boat Builders Incorporated (IBBI), a purchasing cooperative of 20 highly-respected member/owners that manufacture more than 40 boat brands.

“We are thrilled to be working with IBBI. Its members are known for building high quality, dependable boats – two traits that Garmin prides itself in as well,” said David Dunn, Garmin’s senior manager of marine sales. “We look forward to establishing close ties with these manufacturers and providing them with excellent products and technical expertise for many years to come.”

Garmin is one of only two marine electronics providers that is certified by IBBI to work with its members, which include boat brands designed for the fishing, cruising, and skiing markets.

“We are very excited to have Garmin as an IBBI supplier, said Tom Broy, president of IBBI. “We are impressed by Garmin’s innovative products and passionate associates. Their equipment should be a perfect fit for our OEMs as well as a great benefit to the consumer.”

Garmin’s portfolio includes some of the industry’s most sophisticated chartplotters and touchscreen multifunction displays, sonar technology, high-definition radar, autopilots, high-resolution mapping, sailing instrumentation and other products and services that are known for innovation, reliability, and ease-of-use.

For over 25 years, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at, contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200, or follow us at,, or

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Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin is a registered trademark of Garmin Ltd.

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This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd. and its business. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 27, 2014, filed by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file number 0-31983). A copy of such Form 10-K is available at No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Garmin undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.


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