Cobalt Boats founder Pack St. Clair and president Shane Stanfill met President Trump on the White House lawn Monday. The Cobalt team represented the state of Kansas in President Trump’s third annual Made in America Product Showcase. The event, which displayed American-made products from all 50 states, included Cobalt’s R5 Surf model.
“We were excited to once again host businesses from all 50 states at the White House to highlight and celebrate American-made products,” a White House official said during the event. “In today's booming economy, President Trump and his administration are proud to tout businesses that create jobs and support our local communities.”
An internal selection committee chose the companies that attended the showcase. “Companies attending the Made in America Product Showcase represent a cross-section of industries — from fishing supplies to apparel to furniture and household tools — to showcase the variety of products made in America," a White House official told Trade Only Today.
“Cobalt has been in business for 52 years and is very fortunate to have 800 wonderful people that make all this possible,” said St. Clair in today’s NMMA Currents newsletter. “We are honored and proud to be recognized by the President of the United States in the third annual Made in America Product Showcase Event.”