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UPDATE - Glasstream Boats to Open Manufacturing Facility in Dothan

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UPDATE 11:30 A.M.

Glasstream Boats is a 32-year-old business is located in Panama City. The company is a fishing and Pleasure Boat Manufacturing and Design company.

Glasstream presently manufactures fourteen models of fishing and pleasure boats, ranging from 17’ to 36’. Glasstream is a trademarked company, with such a unique, state-of-the art hull design that is has earned a copyright/patent.

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UPDATE 11 A.M

DOTHAN, AL -- Florida-based Glasstream Boats will open a manufacturing facility in Dothan. Company executives say recent growth has allowed the business to add a new facility at the Dothan Industrial Park on US 231 North.

Glasstream Boats plans to hire more than 100 employees in the next few years. Watch Live at Lunch on WTVY for the latest on the economic announcement.

UPDATE 1045 A.M.

DOTHAN, AL -- Dothan City and Houston County leaders announce plans to break ground in the next 60 days on the Project Blue (glass) facility.

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UPDATE 10:35 A.M.

DOTHAN, AL -- The Houston County Commission has announced plans to add $250,000 to Project Blue (glass). The new business will bring 100 initial jobs to the area with plans to add 75 more in the future.

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DOTHAN, AL -- The City of Dothan and Houston County are teaming up to welcome a new business to the area. The Houston County Industrial Development Authority has appropriated $1,550,000 for Project Blue (glass).

The grant will help establish a manufacturing operation in the City of Dothan by purchasing a building to accommodate the project. The new business will create 100 jobs initially, with future plans to add 75 more.

City and county leaders have not officially named the business relocating to Dothan. It is currently referred to as Project Blue (glass).

An official economic announcement is set for 11 a.m. at the Dothan Civic Center. WTVY is streaming the announcement live at www.wtvy.com.


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