Merced, CA (September 9th, 2019) – Today Centurion Boats celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 18,000 square foot expansion. During the morning a group from the factory joined distinguished guests to celebrate the new project which is poised to add immense value to the factory and its team. The two-million-dollar project is the latest step in a prolonged path of growth which the company been experiencing for the last several years. Since Correct Craft purchased the company in 2015, Centurion has increased employment by 20% and from July 2018 to July 2019 the company saw a 34% increase in retail sales as the success has directly led to more boats and more jobs.
Special guests Frank Quintero (Director) and Maria Mendoza (Development Associate) from the City of Merced Department of Economic Development were in attendance to present Centurion Boats President Paul Singer with a Certificate of Recognition for the groundbreaking and company expansion. In addition, Bill Yeargin, CEO of Correct Craft, and Sean Marrero, President of Watershed, were on site to celebrate the expansion with the Centurion team.
After the event, Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin stated, “It is very exciting to see the tremendous growth that both the Centurion and Supreme brands have experienced the past three years. This expansion will allow them to continue to grow in the years ahead.” Yeargin added “Paul Singer and his team have done an amazing job transforming Centurion and Supreme and we are thrilled to invest in them with this expansion!”
Centurion Boats President Paul Singer had this to say, “It’s great to see this exhilarating next step in our journey come into focus.” Singer continued, “Our team’s commitment to service has helped lead us to this success and we aim to keep our focus on making lives better through this expansion and into the future.”
All and all it was a fantastic day celebrating the steps of progress and a bright future to come.
About Centurion Boats: Creating the World’s best waves, wakes and ride since 1976, Centurion is a towed water sports boat manufacturer built on innovation and commitment to excellence. As a Correct Craft Company, we are charged with “Making Lives Better”. We embody this phrase with the boats we build along with the lives we live on and off the water. Centurion Boats is the perfect ride every time. To learn more about Centurion Boats, visit www.centurionboats.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.