Skip to main content

Nautor’s Swan completes new production facility

Nautor'sSwan

Nautor’s Swan recently completed the expansion to its Boatbuilding Technology Center in Jakobstad, Finland. The builder of sailing yachts invested $11.7 million for the renovation of the existing facility and new production facilities.

A statement said the new facilities are dedicated to joinery, high-tech lamination operations with an oven for post curing, facilities for painting, grinding and polishing as well as areas for warehousing and logistics.

“All manufacturing activities, now located in the same place, imply a better organization and logistic operations with a gain in efficiency and quality for us at Nautor’s,” Giovanni Pomati, CEO, in the statement. “In fact, the proximity between the engineering department and manufacturing allows a proficiency upgrade in our production.”

Kjell Björklund, head of OY Nautor AB, said the new facility includes a new “state-of-the-art hall for spray-painting of the hulls, new laminating furnace for hulls and decks that need heat for the curing, and a large new assembly hall with a length of 425 feet to work on our largest yachts.”

“The BTC is a modern, functional and captivating showcase for customers and prospects visiting Nautor’s Swan yard,” added Pomati. 

Related

DealerOutlook

Seabins Coming to Lake Erie

The devices, deployed as part of a pilot program, skim and collect debris from the water, including microplastics. Meanwhile, MBIA announces scholarship funds.

1_BOATSETTER

Boatsetter Reports Uptick in Rentals

The on-water experience company has seen triple-digit growth in pontoon and party-boat rentals, as well as fishing and yacht charters.

1_SMARTGYRO

Smartgyro Signs Distributors, Hires Sales Manager

The company said the three U.S. distributors, working with Bob Walker, will help expand its dealer network and brand recognition.

1_YEARGIN

The Upside of a Downturn

Economic challenges should push you to develop a strategy that helps you weather the storm and come out stronger on the other side.

1_TRAVELIFT.COOP

Marine Travelift Launches Co-op Program

The company received its first student, a University of Wisconsin engineering major, in the seven-month paid co-op.

1_JULY4

Trade Only Today Returns Tuesday

The e-newsletter will not publish July 4 in observance of Independence Day. We wish everyone a safe holiday weekend.

1_ORR.FUNDS

ORR Announces Federally Funded Projects

The U.S. Economic Development Administration prioritized outdoor recreation for the first time

Norm#4

Ten Ways To Sell in a Tough Economy

These keys to successful selling can help you create customers who keep coming back, even when sales dip