SylvanSport to Triple Manufacturing Capacity

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SylvanSport is expanding its 17,000-square-foot facility by adding a new 50,000-square-foot building in Brevard, N.C.

SylvanSport’s growth can be largely attributed to the success of its growing RV dealer network, both domestically and internationally. The expansion is being undertaken in order to meet increasing demand and continue to create new, innovative products.

The expansion project has been a year in the making, working with the Transylvania Economic Alliance, Transylvania County, city of Brevard and various organizations and boards to obtain a grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation and secure the use of a vacant land parcel, owned by the city of Brevard.

With company history and community connections in Transylvania County and the city of Brevard, the goal for SylvanSport was to keep light manufacturing, jobs and taxes here at home.

“An enormous amount of work has gone into this project from different organizations,” says Mark Tooley, chairman of the Transylvania Economic Alliance. “We are especially thankful to the leadership at SylvanSport for their passion and desire to grow, in Transylvania County.”

At SylvanSport’s current location, production levels are able to satisfy current demand, but as their reach expands, especially into international markets, the need for more space is inevitable. The Golden Leaf Foundation grant and support of the various local agencies is helping to keep SylvanSport growing in Transylvania County.

“Our entire team at SylvanSport is grateful for the community leadership in Transylvania County. Strong global demand for SylvanSport products has driven our rapid growth. This project will help to ensure our bright future in the North Carolina economy”” says Tom Dempsey, founder and president of SylvanSport.

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