About UMC Marine

Learning from the Past, Shaping the Future

UMC® got its start in Southern California in 1978, ultimately laying down roots at its Costa Mesa headquarters in 2003. Today, UMC® has operations in the United States, China, and South Korea. UMC® products are used all over the world. Designing, developing, manufacturing and distributing commercial marine deck hardware and related components is what we do. It’s in our DNA. We offer a diverse mix of products that are ready to ship, anytime, anywhere for our customers.


UMC® began manufacturing commercial marine deck hardware in the early 1980’s and today is regarded as the quality leader of the industry. Innovation, quality and design are the benchmarks of our reputation in the marine industry. We use superior materials and work directly with our partners to provide products that exceed your expectations where it counts, on the water.

To learn how we can meet your needs, contact us today.

At UMC®, we prioritize meeting customer satisfaction and ISO 9001:2015 requirements by implementing rigorous design reviews, thorough product inspections, and extensive performance testing. We actively seek feedback and strive for continuous improvement of our products through the use of quality objectives. We pride ourselves on our ability to quickly respond to our customer’s needs. Our quality management system is established based on valuable input from both employees and customers and is consistently reviewed for improvement during annual management reviews – all to assess risk and plan accordingly for the future.

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History Timeline for Marine Products


UMC® begins manufacturing cast steel deck fittings and hatches for Nashville Bridge Company.


UMC® develops relationships in the Gulf to provide its products to barge builders.


UMC® begins manufacturing barge connecting winches.


UMC® expands into South America


UMC® develops its Multiple Reduction 40 Ton Winch.


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Since its inception in 1978, UMC® has enjoyed continued growth and success in meeting the changing demands of the global commercial marine industry. We operate with a hand-selected team of the best and brightest our industry has to offer, conducting our business with uncompromising integrity, trust and respect, and encouraging flexibility, innovation and teamwork at every stage of our business.


To maintain that momentum, we’re always looking for new talent to add to the team. If you think you have what it takes, submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. If your skills and experience are a good fit for our needs, we’ll be in touch.

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