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Barletta makes acquisition announcement benefitting employees

Earlier this week, Winnebago Industries, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barletta Pontoon Boats (Barletta). Barletta anticipates the acquisition, which is expected to close in the Fall of 2021, will allow the manufacturer to further accelerate its growth, expand their offerings, and gain greater share of the pontoon boat market segment. On Monday, July ...

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Winnebago Industries to acquire Barletta

Winnebago Industries, Inc. an outdoor lifestyle product manufacturer, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barletta Pontoon Boats (“Barletta”) for an initial consideration of $255 million in cash and newly-issued Winnebago Industries shares, plus up to $15 million in Winnebago Industries shares upon the achievement of performance milestones at the end of calendar 2021. Certain growth ...

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Barletta set to complete expansion

Barletta Pontoon Boats, located in Bristol, Ind. announced that their new, 146,000 sq. ft. facility is set to go online for production by the end of April 2021. The facility, located on the Barletta Pontoon Boats 37-acre campus, includes 19,000 sq. ft. of office space which will be available for occupation starting in May of 2021. Barletta Pontoon Boats broke ...

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Barletta president named finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year

Bill Fenech, president and founder of Barletta Pontoon Boats was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 National Award Finalist by Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) during it’s annual award program this past month. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The award recognizes those ...

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Barletta Boats readies for plant expansion

Barletta Boat Company announced plans to expand its operations in Elkhart County and nearly double its Indiana workforce, creating up to 250 new jobs over the next few years. "With homegrown Hoosier companies like Barletta at the helm, Indiana will continue driving its economy forward, positioning our state for long-term economic stabilization and growth,” said Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim ...

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Barletta announces new R&D facility

Barletta Pontoon Boats, located in Bristol, Ind., announced another investment into its future with the addition of a dedicated space for product research and development. Recently, Barletta announced the addition of Josiah Druckenmiller, formerly of Bennington Marine, as their new director of design & development. With current facilities being fully consumed by production, the company says the new space will ...

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Barletta names new director of design and development

Barletta Pontoon Boats, located in Bristol, Ind., announced a major investment into their current and future operations with the hiring of Josiah Druckenmiller. Druckenmiller, formerly with Bennington Marine as their director of design, will assume the role of director of design & development with Barletta Pontoon Boats. Druckenmiller has a long history in the RV and Marine Industry. Since the ...

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Barletta announces partnership with Atwood Lake Boats

Barletta Pontoon Boats of Bristol, Ind. and Atwood Lake Boats located in Mineral City, Ohio have partnered together to bring Barletta Pontoon Boats to another Midwest boating community. Established in 1963, Atwood Lake Boats currently operates two full service marinas on Atwood Lake. Known as Ohio’s largest pontoon boat dealer, Atwood offers the largest selection of pontoon boats in the ...

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Irwin Marine, Barletta will partner in New Hampshire

Barletta Pontoon Boats, located in Bristol, Ind., and Irwin Marine, with multiple locations in New Hampshire, will work together to bring the dream of boat ownership to people in the upper northeast corner of the United States. Irwin Marine, one of New Hampshire’s most respected names in boating, is a third generation, family owned and operated marine business. Founded in ...

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Barletta welcomes local schools for manufacturing days

Eighth-graders learned last week there are good careers available in local industries. Companies partnered with the Horizon Education Alliance to organize industrial tours for nearly 3,000 middle school students in Elkhart County. The week’s effort is being held in conjunction with Manufacturing Day, which actually covers several days. The day usually occurs on the first Friday of October, but because ...

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