Beneteau USA hits milestone

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Beneteau USA recently built hull No. 7,000 at its factory in Marion, S. C.

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“This significant achievement is a testament to the craftsmanship and diligence of all the hundreds of team members at our plant,” said Wayne L. Burdick, president of Beneteau USA. “Through their talents and perseverance, Beneteau USA has been able to reach the No. 1 spot in the 30-foot-plus sailboat market and reach this enviable hallmark number of boats produced.”

Beneteau USA has a 250,000-square-foot facility in Marion, with more than 200 employees producing hundreds of 30- to 50-foot sailboats a year that are sold through a network of dealers throughout the Americas, Canada and Mexico.

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