Major Expansion of J. Goodison Company Underway

Major Expansion of Marine Trades Company Underway

at Quonset Business Park


 J. Goodison Company will feature the largest mobile boat hoist in the Northeast

Federal grant secured by QDC crucial to preserving, creating new jobs


Quonset, R.I. – The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) and J. Goodison Company announced a major expansion today for the full-service marine company’s operations at Quonset Business Park. 

J. Goodison’s expansion will include an $8 million investment by the company, including the addition of an 820-metric-ton mobile boat hoist into a new ship repair facility on roughly six acres along Zarbo Ave.  Once delivered in the spring of 2016, the “Marine Travelift 820 C” will be the largest lift in the Northeast. 

“This development is another sign that Rhode Island is making a comeback,” said Governor Gina Raimondo.   “The federal and QDC resources resulting in J. Goodison’s investments show that our state can help companies succeed here and bring more jobs to the Ocean State. More and more businesses are realizing that they can make it in Rhode Island.”

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