Scout Boats creating larger facility, 300 new jobs

  • Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Scout Boats Inc., a manufacturer of sport fishing boats, is expanding its Dorchester County facility in response to increased customer demand – both domestically and overseas.

The company’s $2.5 million investment is expected to create 300 jobs.

The company is building an additional 30,000 square feet onto its 182,000-square-foot facility. The expanded factory in Summerville will build composite parts for newly designed LXF series and component parts for the new 275 & 320 Dorado series.

“Scout Boats is very proud that here in Summerville, S.C. are some of the most skilled craftsmen in the world of recreational boat building. Our Premium brand is sought after around the world,” said Steve Potts, president and CEO of Scout Boats, Inc.

Potts founded Scout Boats Inc., in 1989. Scout Boats can now be found in 72 dealers across the nation and world.

“We are delighted to see that Scout Boats not only decided to put their roots in Dorchester County, but has also chosen to expand here as their business continues to grow,” said Dorchester County Council Chairman Bill Hearn. “The success of Scout Boats is a testament to the thriving marine sector in Dorchester County and we are happy to continue our partnership with Scout Boats.”

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