Boat building company adding 370 jobs in South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A company that makes fishing boats plans to expand its operations in South Carolina and hire another 370 employees.
The state commerce department said in a news release Thursday that Scout Boats plans to spend nearly $11 million on the expansion of its operations in Summerville.
The company plans to add several new models to its product line.
Scout Boats makes a variety of coastal fishing boats ranging from 17 feet to 53 feet in length.
A new facility is designed to accommodate a new 53-foot luxury yacht model.
Scout Boats was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Summerville.