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Vexus Boats Expands Flippin, Arkansas, Manufacturing Operations

Vexus Boats, a popular fishing boat manufacturer, will invest $4.2 million and add 30 percent more square footage to its manufacturing operation in Flippin, Arkansas. The project is expected to create 50 jobs in Marion County.

“We’re humbled and tremendously appreciative for the overwhelming response to our products. Consumer demand is driving growth, and we’re meeting that by transitioning some of our operations to a nearby facility,” explained Vexus CEO Randy Hopper. “That site will provide added space for our custom trailer production as well as extensive engineering and cutting-edge product development. At the same time, the addition will significantly enhance the production flow and efficiencies of our aluminum and fiberglass boat manufacturing.”

The company attributed its growth to the legacy brand’s continued focus on customer appreciation, detailed craftsmanship, and elevated design standards and credited Anstaff Bank and AEDC for assistance with the expansion efforts.

“Vexus has been a great business partner in Flippin, and we are excited to continue the relationship and see what the future has in store,” Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Deputy Director Jim Hudson added. “Arkansas has a workforce second to none, and I am confident that Vexus will continue to find success here.”

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