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Boat Producer to Create 105 Jobs in Florida

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Boat producer Mocama Marine LLC will open operations at two buildings in Bay County, Florida, the Bay Financial Growth Alliance introduced in a press launch. The corporate will make investments $10.5 million and create 105 marine manufacturing jobs with a median wage of over $50,000. 

Mocama Marine will buy two present buildings on the Bay County Industrial Park. Bay EDA President Becca Hardin mentioned operations are anticipated to start later this 12 months or in early 2023. Actions on the complicated will embrace set up, portray, rigging, packaging, testing, cleansing, and manufacturing of small and huge fiberglass components.

The event comes after Mocama Marine, a subsidiary of Jacksonville-based funding agency East Bay Capital Inc., acquired two boat manufacturing manufacturers, Motion Craft and SouthWind. Motion Craft makes a speciality of flats and bay boats, whereas SouthWind produces deck boats. Mocama Marine plans to consolidate the 2 manufacturers’ operations on the Bay County facility to extend effectivity, capability, and output. 

“We discovered a neighborhood keen to help our enlargement plans,” Mocama Marine and East Bay Capital President Barry Skitsko mentioned. “We’re nicely positioned to return Motion Craft and SouthWind to their roots.”

Mocama Marine is the fifth firm that the Bay EDA has welcomed to the realm in 2022. 

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