Yamaha's Marine Innovation Center in Kennesaw, Georgia, officially opened on April 12th. The 75,280 square foot facility now houses the Yamaha Marine Connected Division, Yamaha U.S. Marine Development, Yamaha Marine Product Management, and Yamaha Marine Technical Marketing. Governor Brian Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and Mayor Derek Easterling of Kennesaw attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new center will provide job opportunities and broaden Yamaha's presence in Georgia. Yamaha plans to partner with local education institutions to hire engineers for the new facility, adding to the current 2,300 team members employed in Georgia.

Yamaha Innovation Center Opens

Above: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp and Mayor Derek Easterling of Kennesaw joined the Yamaha U.S. Business Unit for the grand opening of the new Marine Innovation Center in Kennesaw. (Left to right) Kim Speciale, Ben Speciale (President, U.S. Marine Business Unit), Brian Kemp (Georgia Governor), First Lady Marty Kemp, Mike Chrzanowski (President, Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.), Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling (Photo: Business Wire)

New Innovative Marine Technology

The facility is developing innovative products such as DockPoint and Siren Marine, which allow customers to monitor and control the functionality of their boats from mobile devices. Yamaha is offering career opportunities in various positions within the Marine Connected Division, U.S. Marine Development, Product Management, and Marine Technical Marketing Division.

Georgia Governor Praises Yamaha Marine Innovation Center

Governor Kemp praised the new Yamaha Marine Innovation Center, stating that it reinforces Georgia's position as the number one state for business in the country for nine consecutive years. He highlighted the significant contribution of recreational businesses to Georgia's economy, amounting to over $27 billion and employing around 238,000 people. Yamaha is a significant player in the industry, and the Governor expressed gratitude for the company's continued growth and investment in Georgia.

The Yamaha Marine Innovation Center is currently accepting applications, and interested individuals can apply via yamaha-motor.com/careers.

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