April 19, 2012

Senator John Kerry Visits RIBCRAFT

MARBLEHEAD, MA – April 19, 2012 – RIBCRAFT, the United States manufacturer of professional grade rigid inflatable boats for first responders, military agencies, and recreational boaters announced that Senator John Kerry visited their Marblehead, MA headquarters.

Senator Kerry toured RIBCRAFT’s Marblehead headquarters and production facilities learning how RIBCRAFT builds their products. Senator Kerry was briefed on local business efforts by RIBCRAFT’s president and founder, Brian Gray, as they walked the production floor filled with orders from federal, state, and local agencies as well as private industry.

“Massachusetts has a long history of providing our military and first responders the tools they need to keep themselves and our country safe, and I’m pleased to see that kind of production continuing in Marblehead, and thrilled that it’s creating good jobs,” said Senator Kerry.

“As a manufacturing business based in Massachusetts with customers around the world, we were very pleased to have Senator Kerry visit with us today and have the opportunity to show him what we do here in Marblehead.” said Brian Gray.

About RIBCRAFT RIBCRAFT designs and builds safe, durable, performance oriented rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) that fulfill the most demanding applications. A leading manufacturer of professional grade RIBs and inflatables for safety professionals, military agencies, yacht clubs, and boaters throughout the world, RIBCRAFT offers vessels ranging in size from 14’ to 41’ capable of fulfilling most any mission. www.ribcraftusa.com

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