MOUNTAIN HOME, AR (June 5, 2019) – Today, Bass Cat and Yar-Craft completed construction of a new building and opened renovated additions to one of its existing building. These new additions will bring new opportunities, increase production, and enhance the overall working experience.
The Bass Cat and Yar-Craft facility has added a new repair facility, sewing facility, and lamination booths with an area dedicated specifically for building new production molds. This expansion will allow Bass Cat and Yar-Craft to increase production capacity by 40 percent.
Bass Cat and Yar-Craft President Rick Pierce stated, “We are excited to see it completed. This will increase efficiency and give Bass Cat and Yar-Craft each dedicated production areas and improve capacity. Through specialized roles we will improve our training and quality. Our sales department now has the flexibility and capacity to meet the demands of both brands, which we could not do previously. We look forward to watch it all mature!”
Pierce added, “Our customers and business partners are happy with the progress we are making. The improvements made possible through the expansion will improve our staff, our product and our overall operations.”
Correct Craft President and CEO Bill Yeargin stated, “It is exciting watching Bass Cat and Yar-Craft grow. Our team is hard working and we cannot wait for what the future holds with this expansion. We strive to Make Life Better for all involved and we believe these additions will be doing that for customers, employees, vendors, and many others.”
About Bass Cat: Bass Cat, owned by Correct Craft, manufactures the industry’s premier bass fishing boats from its headquarters in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Family operated since it’s founding in 1971, Bass Cat is the longest continuously operating tournament bass boat company in the United States. For more information visit www.basscat.com.
About Yar-Craft: Celebrating over 50 years of excellence in the marine industry, Yar-Craft (owned by Correct Craft) is the premier walleye fishing boat in the world known for excellent craftsmanship and customer service. For more information visit www.yarcraft.com.
About Correct Craft: Celebrating 94 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk, Parker, and Bryant boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.