MN 100: Willard Marine

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September 22, 2014

1250 N. Grove St.
Anaheim, CA 92806
Telephone: 714 666 2150
CEO/President: Ulrich Gottschling
Number of Employees: 60

The Company:
Founded in 1957, Willard Marine designs and builds aluminum and fiberglass boats for government and commercial applications. The company specializes in rigid-hull inflatable boats (RIBs), high-speed patrol boats and SOLAS-approved rescue boats. The company’s state-of-the-art ISO 9001:2008 manufacturing facility is based in Anaheim, California. An East Coast manufacturing and reconditioning center is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Willard’s capabilities include custom design, fabrication, naval engineering, refurbishment, spare parts, maintenance and crew training. The company’s capabilities were showcased at the America’s Cup races, with Willard Marine’s high-speed umpire boat achieving speeds of 60+ knots.
The Case:
Willard Marine is a leading U.S. manufacturer of high-quality fiberglass/composite and aluminum boats for military, homeland security, commercial, law enforcement, SOLAS and other market segments, with more than 1,000 RIBs built in the USA and deployed worldwide.

(As published in the August 2014 edition of Marine News -

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