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Bentley Pontoons Expands Lexington, South Carolina, Manufacturing Center

Bentley Pontoons, a manufacturer of high-quality affordable boats, plans to invest at its operations in Lexington, South Carolina. The $5.9 million project will create 50 new jobs.

Targeted for completion in June 2022, the expansion will increase production capacity due to high demand.

“Bentley Pontoons is thrilled to be expanding operations in South Carolina and greatly appreciates the support from the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the Lexington County Department of Economic Development through this entire process,” Bentley Pontoons President Ryan Marcott noted.

Headquartered in Lexington County, Bentley Pontoons manufactures many of its own boat components, including furniture, canvas work, tubes and fence railing. The company’s in-house design and product development assures quality construction and functionality on the water.

“The boating industry is experiencing a tremendous surge, and we couldn’t be happier for Bentley Pontoons’ continued growth in South Carolina. Congratulations on today’s expansion announcement and the 50 new job opportunities in Lexington County,” Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III advised.

As a boater’s paradise that’s home to the Jewel of South Carolina, Lake Murray, Lexington is a great fit for the company. We look forward to seeing many more years of success ahead for Bentley Pontoons,” noted Central SC Alliance Chairman W. Keller Kissam.

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