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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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Market Trends: Room for everyone

By Adam Quandt Industry leaders across the recreation marine sector regularly preach the importance of selling the experience of boating, rather than just simply selling the product. With generous room aboard and the ever-increasing versatility of both pontoons and deck boats, manufacturers within these segments of the industry are consistently striving to provide the experience of boating to the many ...

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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 launches C-Class Series for 2020

Barletta Pontoon Boats released the C-Class series to add to their 2020 model year lineup. Designed and developed for the entry-level buyer, the same “DNA” that runs through the Barletta L-Class and E-Class can be found in the new C-Class. The C-Class will round out the Barletta offerings and present a full-line of pontoon boats that meet the high-end, mid-level ...

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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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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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2018 Boating Industry Bold Moves

By Adam Quandt We've profiled our four 2018 Movers & Shakers finalists, however many other industry leaders continue to push and work to grow the boating industry across all segments. The six leaders below are making bold moves to advance boating by growing its customer base, improving technology, bringing industry stakeholders together and raising the bar of professionalism for the ...

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Barletta Boats hosts inaugural dealer meeting, welcomes new team members

On Aug. 14, partner dealerships and prospects from around North America descended on Elkhart, Ind. to attend the inaugural Barletta Pontoon Boat Dealer Meeting. While maintaining an informal feel, the meeting offered some structure including product training, pricing and promotions discussions, and networking opportunities. One of the highlights of the three-day event was the business meeting that included a question ...

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