Boat maker to open facility near Swansboro, create 200 jobs
12/17/2013 2:09 PM
12/17/2013 2:10 PM
Amstrong Marine, an aluminum boat manufacturer, plans to open a new facility in Oslow County and create 200 jobs, Gov. Pat McCrory’s office announced Tuesday.
Armstrong Marine plans to invest more than $8.4 million in a facility near Swansboro. The company’s products include welded aluminum boats, fire boats, dive boats, pilot boats and research vessels.
The average annual salary for the new jobs will be $31,420, plus benefits. The Oslow County average is $26,908.
Armstrong also operates a manufacturing facility in Port Angeles, Wash.
Staff writer David Bracken
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