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Zodiac forcement, government agencies and the like) sees budgets The industry has supported a customer base that has allocated well in advance, with solicitations “promulgated been facing its own unprecedented challenges. “These are six months or even a year ago.” He pointed out that the lei- challenging times for all of us, but especially for front lin- sure segment, roughly 10% of the ? rm’s business, has seen ers like our ? rst responders,” said Bob Beck, director of a pickup in sales of amphibious craft with COVID-related sales and marketing for Lake Assault Boats, headquartered relocations of af? uent city dwellers to waterfront homes. in Superior, Wis. “As a manufacturer supplying them with “Early in the year, we were worried,” Salus explained, “but, vital products and services, we feel fortunate to have ex- happily, we are at a point now where we are struggling for cellent personnel and manufacturing resources along the our product to keep pace with our orderbook.” In Mary- shores of Lake Superior, combined with a ? rst-class net- land, he notes, “businesses supporting the military and law work of regional sales managers and dealer organizations. enforcement, as well as those producing conveyances” were Our team is driven to deliver quality and long-term value exempt from shutdown requirements. in every craft, including Lake Assault’s growing line of rig- 13 MN

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