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Mercury Outboard Lower Units
Mercury Marine, founded in 1939, is a division of Brunswick of Lake Forest, Illinois, in the United States. Mercury provides engines for private, commercial and government sales. Mercury also has its own line of racing engines tailored for power and speed. The company's primary business is outboard motors. Mercury Outboards, 30 Hp and less, are made by Tohatsu in Japan.[1] Mercury Marine builds 40, 50 and 60 horsepower outboard motors in Suzhou, China.[2] Mercury also manufactures engines over 75 horsepower in their Fond du Lac, Wisconsin hub in the USA.

The company began when engineer Carl Kiekhaefer purchased a small outboard motor company in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Kiekhaefer's original intention for the Kiekhaefer Corporation was to make magnetic separators for the dairy industry. The purchase included 300 defective outboard motors. Kiekhaefer and a small staff of employees rebuilt the motors and sold them to Montgomery Ward, a mail-order company. The motors were much improved, so the buyer purchased more. Kiekhaefer designed motors that withstood the elements better than his competition and called the motor Mercury after the Roman god.[3] Kiekhaefer took more than 16,000 orders at the 1940 New York Boat Show.

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Seafood substitutions can expose consumers to unexpectedly high mercury
( University of Hawaii at Manoa ) New measurements from fish purchased at retail seafood counters in 10 different states show the extent to which mislabeling can expose consumers to unexpectedly high levels of mercury, a harmful pollutant. Fishery stock 'substitutions' -- which falsely present a fish of the same species, but from a different geographic origin -- are the most dangerous ... continued..
UH study: High levels of mercury found in fish substitutions
New measurements from fish purchased at retail seafood counters in 10 different states show the extent to which mislabeling can expose consumers to unexpectedly high levels of mercury, a harmful pollutant, according to a new study from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Click here to read the full study. Fishery stock "substitutions," which falsely present a fish of the same species but from a ... continued..
Humans Have Tripled Mercury Levels in the Ocean
Pollution may soon overwhelm deep seas' ability to sequester mercury, which builds up in tuna and other predatory fish -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com continued..

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