GPS, sonar mounting systems producer to expand in Marshall County with nearly $2.2 million investment, create 12 jobs

BENTON, Ky. (KBSI) – A Benton, Ky. producer of GPS and sonar mounting systems will expand in Marshall County with a nearly $2.2 million investment and create 12 jobs.

Precision Sonar & Outdoors LLC, a producer of GPS and sonar mounting systems, announced an expansion of operations in Benton.

“The economic momentum we are seeing throughout Kentucky is the result of incredible growth among our largest and most vital industries, and manufacturing is at the center of that growth,” said Gov. Beshear in a news release. “We continually see quality companies such as Precision Sonar & Outdoors expanding to meet growing customer demand, and that is a recipe for long-term success for our economy. I want to thank the company’s leadership for their belief in the commonwealth and look forward to its continued growth in our state.”

The company will build a new facility near its existing location in Marshall County.

The investment comes in response to growing customer demand. It will allow the company to be more efficient with additional space and a floor plan to assist with logistics and distribution of products.

The added space will provide room to house new equipment to allow the company to provide services in-house that would have previously been outsourced, such as CNCs injection molding, water jet projects and 3D printer and laser etching. The new jobs created will include CNC, design and engineering positions.

Allen Beard, president of Precision Sonar & Outdoors said they are excited to expand operations the grow the business.

“We are proud to be a part of this community and look forward to growing and continuing to provide quality products and exceptional customer service,” said Beard in a news release.

Precision Sonar & Outdoors is a manufacturer of GPS and sonar mounting systems.

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