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What’s Goin’ On?MARINE PRODUCTSSuzuki’s Dutch Marine Dealers Visit JapanLast March, Suzuki distributor of the Nether-lands, B.V. NIMAG, invited all of the company’s marine dealers to join a unique dealer visit to Japan. Organized to celebrate and reward dealers for five years of Suzuki’s market leadership in the Netherlands, the trip also was designed to build long-term relationships and foster increased solidarity and cooperation. Among other activities, during the visit to the Toyokawa outboard plant, the Dutch dealers were able to observe and study the high-tech production facilities first-hand.PT SUZUKI INDOMOBILE SALES (PT SIS), INDONESIAOn 29th March, PT SIS invited 65 people to join their third “Clean Up the World Campaign” at Tanjung Pasir Beach. The campaign was supported by Indonesian Navi from POSAL Tanjung Pasir, Tangerang in cooperation with 40 elementary school student volunteers. Besides improving the boating environment, the campaign helped educate young people about environmental responsibility. SUZUKI ITALIA S.P.A., ITALYAlso, on the same day, about 25 employees of Suzuki Italy and their families cooperated with local volunteers of Turin to clean up the shore of the nearby Dora Baltea River. In three hours, the group – wearing uniforms with the Suzuki logo – collected from an area of approximately 7,000 square metres about 100 bags of waste. The project was well covered by the local newspapers and websites.Denmark Distributor Trains Suzuki Service Technicians in GreenlandSuzuki Clean-up Campaigns Successful in Germany, Italy and IndonesiaSUZUKI INTERNATIONAL EUROPE GMBH, GERMANYOn 18th June, Suzuki International Europe GMBH held their "Clean up the world" event on both sides of the Main River near Bensheim. The entire SIE Marine Department of 8 people joined 32 students, teachers and others affiliated with sports AG Georg Büchner School to collect nearly 200kg of trash along 60.4 kilometres of the river. Local residents praised the commitment of the blue-clad cleaners as well as Suzuki’s environmental profile in Bensheim.In 2011, Suzuki Marine launched our first “Clean Up the World Campaign”, asking the entire Suzuki Marine network worldwide to cooperate with their local communities on cleaning up around lake, river and marine beaches in order to create clean, healthy environments for boating recreation. The projects also demonstrate Suzuki’s corporate commitment to environmental responsibility.The outboard market in Greenland, which is highly dependent on commercial fishing, is thriving. During two days on 23rd and 24th April, Suzuki’s Danish distributor Johs Thornam A/S had the pleasure of hosting a service seminar in Greenland - attended by more than 20 service technicians from six Greenland dealers - at the Mechanical training facilities in Nuuk.The main focus of the event was to introduce Suzuki Precision Control (SPC) and develop a thorough understanding of the new DF25A/30A. In addition, there was time to train the technicians in the general set-up of the DF60. All participants were presented with customized Suzuki Marine winter jackets.