Mundelein's Ahlstrand Marine to shut dealership after 49 years – Chicago Each day Herald

Ahlstrand Marine, which first began in Northbrook within the Nineteen Sixties, might be closing their Mundelein retail retailer, on-line retailer, and repair operations. Courtesy of Ahlstrand Marine
Ahlstrand Marine, an organization that specialised in customized boats, vintage outboard motors, and boating equipment and provides, introduced they might be closing their retail retailer, on-line retailer, and repair operations.
The Ahlstrand’s began again within the Nineteen Sixties rebuilding vintage outboard motors out of their basement in Northbrook, Illinois.
In 1973, Vern Ahlstrand Sr., alongside along with his two sons, Glenn and Vern Jr., opened their first retailer in Wheeling, Illinois on Milwaukee Ave.
Ten years later the enterprise expanded to a bigger facility in Mundelein, Illinois on Route 60.
To construct an enthusiastic buyer base Ahlstrand created a marketing strategy that might separate them from the competitors:
• Began providing bulk fill fluids with reusable containers;
• Designed and offered boats customized made for Ahlstrand, then tricked them out for patrons;
• At all times had a big collection of boats, motors, trailers, and equipment in inventory;
• Was often known as the place that all the time had the hard-to-find elements and equipment;
• Provided excellent service for repairs and rigging.
About Ahlstrand Marine Co:
Ahlstrand Marine primarily based in Mundelein, Illinois was based in 1973 by Vernon Ahlstrand Sr, Vernon Jr., and Glenn. Vernon Ahlstrand Sr. handed away in 2013.
Ahlstrand Marine is liquidating their large marine and RV accent stock and collections till they’re gone.
Traces dealt with over time embrace: Evinrude, Johnson, Honda, Mercury, Volvo, Lund, Alumacraft, Apex, Winner, Sunbird, Yarcraft, Godfrey, and lots of extra. Go to