CHIHUAHUA – BRP Inc. announced it will break ground on an additional boat manufacturing facility in Chihuahua City, Mexico, a major milestone in the company’s marine strategy.
With this construction, BRP intends to increase its manufacturing capacity to meet the demand for its marine products and boost business growth.
“Given our recent product launches, which are revolutionizing the boating experience, including the award-winning Manitou pontoon, we want to position the business to meet consumer demand for our products, become more efficient and drive profits. in market share,” said Karim Donnez. , President of the BRP Maritime Group.
The new production facility represents a planned capital investment of C$220 million and would create up to 1,300 new jobs, adding to the current 2,500 jobs in BRP’s Maritime Group. Production is scheduled to begin in early 2025.
This new facility will enhance the company’s global manufacturing network by manufacturing Manitou pontoons and Alumacraft boats, and joins the Maritime Group’s production facilities located in Lansing, Michigan, St. Peter, Minnesota, Sturtevant, Wisconsin ), Spruce Pine (North Carolina), and Coomera (Queensland, Australia).