Johnson Outboards was a US-based manufacturer of outboard motors. The original company to make Johnson inboard motors and outboard motors was the Johnson Brothers Motor Company of Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. A few years after the Johnson brothers' factory in Terre Haute was destroyed by a tornado in March 1913, the brothers relocated to South Bend, Indiana and then Waukegan, Illinois.
The company was first acquired by Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) in 1935. But OMC filed for bankruptcy 22 December 2000.
It is owned since 2001 by the Canadian Bombardier Recreational Products.
They support existing Johnson outboard motors through servicing and parts.
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