Elkhart, Ind. – Hurricane deck-boats, legendary innovator in versatile deck-boat designs, announced today that it has started production in a new facility in Syracuse, Indiana. The facility will be used to increase the production capacities of the award-winning Hurricane deck-boat lineup.
The property includes a 120,000 square foot production plant, as well as 20,000 square feet of shipping and warehousing space. The expansion to this facility, already owned by parent company Polaris Boat Group and well appointed for the production of fiberglass boats, will result in an addition of 50 to 60 new staff in direct, indirect and supervisory roles. The facility is located at 300 West Chicago Street, Syracuse, Indiana 46567. New positions will include assembly, lamination, fiberglass repair, maintenance, quality assurance and materials professionals.
“We are grateful to our customers for the continued extensive growth in the boating market,” said Ben Duke, General Manager, Godfrey Marine. “To meet consumer demand and continue delivering the finest deck boats in the industry, we are excited to announce this expansion. We are also dedicated to our community and look forward to welcoming new staff to our ever-growing Hurricane family.”
For more information on Hurricane, please visit www.hurricaneboats.com.
As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, Polaris’ high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER, RZR and GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com.