German manufacturer Siemens is giving Connecticut’s community colleges manufacturing and product design software that has a commercial value of $315 million, boosting their capabilities at a time when companies in the marine and other industries are reporting workforce shortages.
Boatbuilders make news in a variety of ways, among them by debuting new models and announcing business expansions or quarterly financial results.
U.S. manufacturers told President Donald Trump at the White House last month that they can’t find enough workers to fill increasingly high-tech factory jobs.
Asis Boats said it has a new 32-foot amphibious RIB that can achieve 55 mph on the water.
Arcadia Yachts said it appointed Francesco Ansalone as marketing and communication manager and Mario De Camillis as service manager.
Riva said its dream of superyachts in steel and aluminum is a step closer to reality.
Parkit360, a manufacturer of battery-powered trailer dollies, has hired the Martin Flory Group.
Riva Yacht said it opened Riva Boutique, an online store that offers accessories designed to match the look and quality of the shipyard.
Florida-based Golden Boat Lifts said it launched Golden Marine Systems, a separate dock manufacturing company.
Crestliner Boats said it is significantly expanding its portfolio with the addition of several deep-vee and mod-vee fishing models, the introduction of a new pontoon light and redesigns to four of its fishing boats.
Monitor Products said it named Andy Logan as a partner and as vice president of sales and engineering.