Sea Pro Boats, LLC, a saltwater fishing boat manufacturer, announced plans to expand operations in Newberry County, South Carolina. The $3.7 Million investment will create 50 new jobs.
For more than 30 years, Sea Pro Boats, LLC has manufactured center console fishing boats. The company’s expansion at 25214 Highway 121 in Whitmire will increase the its operating capacity to meet growing demand.
“Sea Pro Boats, LLC is pleased and excited to be part of a growing county that can offer many different employment options as well as produce a product for our customers that is of top quality and made with integrity. We pride ourselves in being a family-oriented business and treat our employees with respect and dignity while providing them with the satisfaction that they are manufacturing a well-built boat that will be around for a long time,” said Sea Pro Boats, LLC President Jimmy Hancock.
The expansion is expected to be completed by spring 2022. Individuals interested in joining the Sea Pro Boats, LLC team should apply in person or contact April Sligh at [email protected].
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has awarded a $100,000 Set-Aside grant to Newberry County to assist with costs related to the project.