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Contender Boats Announces New Factory


Contender Boats is developing a new factory in Fort Pierce, Fla. The new, 100,000-square-foot facility will build boats with lengths of 32 feet and smaller, the company said in a statement. The Homestead, Fla., factory will build boats 35 feet and larger.

“We are thrilled to be expanding our operations in Florida,” said Joe Neber, owner and president of Contender Boats. “Fort Pierce has a long-standing reputation in the boatbuilding industry, and we are looking forward to leveraging local talent as we grow our team.”

Founded in 1984, Contender builds sportfishing boats from 25 to 44 feet. 



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