Marquis Yachts adds to product line

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Marquis Yachts is expanding its product line to include small, portable offices for National Guard recruiters.

Production of the Mobile Recruiting Office will mean 379 new jobs and could lead to other markets for the portable 8-foot-by-10-foot structures.

"A year ago, this was dark," Marquis Yachts president Bob VanGrunsven said Tuesday as he looked around one of the company's production facilities, where more than a dozen of the units lined the floor. The National Guard order is for 100 units.

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