Bonafide Kayaks is investing $2 million to start production operations in Greenville.
The manufacturer of fishing kayaks is also creating 76 new jobs over the next three years as part of the launch.
“We looked long and hard for the best place to set up our manufacturing operations, and Greenville, S.C. offers everything we were looking for,” said Luther Cifers, CEO of Bonafide Kayaks, in a news release. “It's one of the best places in the world to live; there's a thriving workforce available; it's a great shipping point; and, every resource and utility we need are readily available.”
The new facility is located at 10 Quest Drive, Suite B in Greenville and will have molding and assembly operations. Construction of the new facility is underway with operations expected to start by December.