Top Cat Marine to open factory in Charleston
Top Cat Marine Security Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance pursuit boats, will open a plant in St. Stephen, near Charleston, S.C.
Top Cat makes Cobra Boats, which are used by defense, homeland security, port security and law enforcement agencies. The craft have bulletproof hulls made of Kevlar and a top speed of 90 miles an hour.
Top Cat, based in New York, will invest $2 million to revamp an existing facility in St. Stephen, the Charleston, S.C., Regional Development Alliance said.