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Nissan Marine began their North American operations in 1984 in Memphis, Tennessee as a division of Nissan Industrial Equipment Co. Over the next 6 years, the Marine Division experienced explosive growth and in 1991 Nissan Marine was separated from Nissan Industrial Equipment into a standalone company. Nissan Marine then moved their headquarters to Dallas, Texas. In the U.S., Nissan Marine is one name underwhich Tohatsu outboards are sold.