Orlando, FL (May 11, 2016) – Today, Nautique hosted 50 members of the Manufacturers Association of Central Florida (MACF) to experience the recently expanded, state-of-the-art Nautique manufacturing facility and innovative processes.
Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin kicked-off the meeting by sharing the story of Correct Craft’s exciting growth and acquisitions. After the Correct Craft update Yeargin briefed the MACF members on his work with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Manufacturing Council. The Council is comprised of about twenty-five business leaders who advise U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Yeargin serves as Co-Chair of the Council’s Trade and Tax Committee.
The MACF regularly visits the factories of its members throughout the year to promote local manufacturing.
Nautique, a recent “Florida Manufacturer of the Year” builds award-winning, industry-leading towboats at the recently expanded 270,000 sq. ft. facility in Orlando, FL. Members of the MACF were given an in depth tour of Nautique’s facility and operations including exclusive access to Nautique’s innovative methods from Product Design and Development to Production.
“It is an honor to host the MACF members at our facility and share some insight to our recipe for creating the world’s best boats,” said Nautique President, Greg Meloon. “We are proud of our team and innovative Nautique boats celebrated worldwide and manufactured here in the U.S.A.”
About Nautique Boat Company
Celebrating 91 years of excellence in the marine industry, Nautique is a subsidiary of Correct Craft and has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Nautique is known to push the envelope of possibility on the water, and our owners have come to expect nothing but the absolute best. The Ski Nautique 200 has changed waterskiing with 19 world records, the G-Series has won numerous awards for wakeboard boat and wakesurf boat of the year while unlocking new possibilities in wakeboarding and wakesurfing, and our Sport Series has given families endless days on the water without compromise. Through our Nautique Cares initiatives we’re dedicated to not only making a difference on the water, but to people in need around the world. The world’s best ski boat, world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit Nautique.com.
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About Correct Craft: Celebrating 91 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. The Correct Craft family includes the Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat and Yar-Craft boat companies, Pleasurecraft Engine Group, and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.
About the Manufacturers Association of Central Florida (MACF): The Manufacturers Association of Central Florida (MACF; www.macf.biz) is a non-profit organization enhancing the manufacturing industry in Central Florida and encompasses the five-county region of Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Brevard counties. MACF is dynamic group of companies and shares the vision of a business climate where both manufacturers and non-manufacturers can expand, prosper and bring value to the community.