Tag Archives: Cobalt Boats

Cobalt hosts Kansas State Treasurer

In early March, Cobalt Boats was visited by Jake LaTurner, the Treasurer of the state of Kansas, who was reviewing the contributions of regional businesses to the economic performance of the state of Kansas and nation as a whole. During his factory tour, LaTurner said he was impressed by the dedication of Cobalt’s employees and their passion for the work ...

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Cobalt celebrates manufacturing safety milestone

Cobalt Boats has announced that in 2019 it achieved the distinction of compiling more than one million hours worked without a lost-time injury. Cobalt’s approximately 708 employees at its factory in Neodesha, Kansas, reached the million-hour milestone just before Christmas, providing further confirmation of the company’s commitment to workplace safety. This is a first in Cobalt’s long history. To mark ...

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Malibu announces record quarter for Q2

Malibu Boats, Inc. announced its financial results for the second quarter ended Dec. 31, 2019. Highlights for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020 included a net sales increase of 8.6% to $180.1 million compared to the second quarter of fiscal year 2019. Unit volume increased 2.5% to 1,804 boats compared to the same period last year. Net sales per unit increased 6% to ...

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Malibu releases Q4 FY19 results

"Fiscal year 2019 was another exceptional year for Malibu. We delivered record-breaking operational and financial performance supported by the strength of our brands, our commitment to operational excellence, and a best-in-class team laser-focused on superior execution," said Jack Springer, chief executive officer of Malibu Boats, Inc. "Pursuit and Cobalt, together with our Malibu and Axis brands, have created a well-rounded, ...

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Cobalt hosts factory tour for US congressman

Last week, Cobalt Boats hosted the Honorable Roger Marshall, U.S Congressman from Kansas, who visited the company to tour the factory and visit with company executives and associates. The Congressman arranged the tour after Cobalt was selected as a ‘Made In America’ business by President Donald Trump and invited to a White House reception in Washington, DC, in late July. ...

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Cobalt Boats hosts STEM students

Cobalt Boats recently hosted over 100 middle school girls (6th – 8th grade) from Independence, Kansas, all of whom participate in their schools' STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and Fab Lab programs. As part of the program experience, field trips allow the girls to see behind the scenes at area businesses and organizations who are using STEM in their ...

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Cobalt Boats among products featured during White House Made in America Product Showcase

Pack St. Clair, Founder and Shane Stanfill, President of Cobalt Boats located in Neodesha, Kansas had the privilege of representing the state of Kansas at President Trump’s third annual Made in America Product Showcase on Monday, July 15. The event took place on the White House Lawn, displaying American-made products from all 50 states, including Cobalt’s R5 Surf model. "We ...

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Cobalt unveils new 2020 model A29

Offering a head start on the 2020 model year, premium luxury manufacturer Cobalt Boats has introduced the new Model A29, which incorporates a host of advanced technology and day-boat convenience features, and features the company’s new fully powered, patent-pending Splash & Stow inflatables management system (IMS). Enabling owners to readily deploy, retrieve and store their water recreation devices, the built-in ...

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Cobalt announces facility expansion plans

Cobalt Boats announced it will invest in a multi-year expansion of its Neodesha, Kansas factory to support continued growth in demand for its market-leading day boats.   This major capital project, totaling nearly $7 million, will expand capacity, as well as improve operational efficiency and quality. For more than 50 years, Cobalt has built high-quality boats in Southeast Kansas, and ...

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Cobalt Boats caps sales year with dealer celebration

Cobalt Boats marked another strong year with a two-day event that celebrated its dealer network at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center near Dallas in Grapevine, Texas. The mid-October event also provided a showcase for dealers to test-drive boats at the nearby Silver Lake Marina and preview the new 2019 Model A36BR. Dealer Meeting Highlights The general meeting gave ...

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