GLASSTREAM BOATS Announces Plant Location In Dothan and JOBSRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Apr 03 2014 12:39 PM
DOTHAN: This morning Dothan Mayor Mike Schmitz and Dothan City Commissioners, Houston County Commissioners Curtis Harvey and Jackie Battles along with other Commissioners, and Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce Bob Woodall and Matt Parker, announced JOBS – JOBS – JOBS.
The local officials ( Senator Smith, Senator Holley and State Representatives were in session and could not be present ) joined GLASSTREAM POWERBOATS President Kruis Retherford, in the announcement of the boat manufacturer opening in Dothan.
GLASSTREAM POWERBOATS President and owner Kruis Retherford announced that due to their business growth and the opportunity to meet customer demand, the company will expand and establish an additional manufacturing facility in the wiregrass area. GLASSTREAM POWERBOATS will locate a second manufacturing facility in the Dothan Industrial Park, located on U.S. 231 North in Dothan.
While the second manufacturing facility is being completed and furnished. GLASSSTREAM POWERBOATS will start evaluating candidates and looks to hire 100 employees over the next few years.
Retherford said “ Glasstream POWERBOATS is thrilled and proud to be here. We look forward to being part of the Dothan and Houston County business community. We are thankful for the support we have received from area governmental entities, business organizations and the state in helping us finalize our growth plans. When we are evaluating areas to expand our business, the fact that we had great support and were able to find a location to meet our needs and time schedule helped us finalize our decision to expand in the area”.
Chief of Operations A.L. Kirkland said ‘ Glasstream’s vision is to build quality powerboats for our customers by optimizing world-class design and integrating advanced manufacturing operations, with highly skilled people. We know that the Glasstream Powerboats we build here in Dothan will provide superior quality and exceptional performance to our dealers and customers”.
Dothan Mayor Mike Schmitz remarked “ Glasstream’s expansion to Dothan will help the whole area with creating new jobs and commerce. We appreciate all the organizations that have helped us with economic development and being in a position to make this project happen is exciting. We thank the Glasstream family for their investment and confidence in our community”.
GLASSTREAM POWERBOATS will start evaluating candidates immediately. Interested individuals can visit the company website www.glasstream.com, apply by e-mail to email@example.com or contact the company direct at 850873-6205, Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 3:30 PM for immediate submission for potential candidates, however, training support and notices of openings will be run through the Alabam Industrial Development Training at www.aidt.edu.