Zodiac Milpro is highlighted in MD MEP’s 2022 video series providing an inside look into Maryland’s finest manufactures and how their products are made.
MD MEP is excited to feature Zodiac Milpro in the second episode of the Beyond the Loading Dock video series. This series, as part of MD MEP’s ‘Make It In Maryland’ initiative, takes viewers inside some of Maryland’s most unique manufacturing facilities to see how their products are made. In this episode, go inside Zodiac Milpro to see how this iconic boat builder manufactures and assembles their renowned line of inflatable boats and RIBs that have been used around the world by military units, special forces and first responders to tackle even the most difficult challenges on the water!
MD MEP provides an array of programs and services to help local small and mid-sized manufacturers operate more efficiently, grow profitability, implement new technologies and create more jobs and opportunities in Maryland. MD MEP Executive Director Mike Kelleher said, “We created the Beyond the Loading Dock series to shine a light on the amazing companies that call Maryland home and the diverse career opportunities that these companies provide. Great companies like Zodiac Milpro play a strong role in Maryland and our nation’s manufacturing ecosystem, and it is important to highlight who they are and what they do.”
Located in Stevensville, MD, Zodiac Milpro is the global leader for military and professional RIBs and inflatable boats developing products and solutions for high demanding users. “At Zodiac Milpro, we are dedicated to providing those who work on the water, military and marine professionals, the highest quality of RIBs and Inflatables so they can perform their jobs safely and securely.” Zodiac Milpro Managing Director, George Farrelly stated, “for more than 100 years, through innovated design and product development, we have set the global standard for inflatable and semi-rigid watercrafts.”
Maryland is home to a very diverse community of manufacturing businesses across many different industries and Zodiac Milpro partners with many local manufacturers to produce various components needed to upfit their vessels. These local partnerships, along with a workforce accustomed to being on the water, are vital to the success and longevity of Zodiac Milpro.