Diversifying beyond marine

May 1st, 2018

There’s value in diversifying beyond boats for marine fabricators, like steadier work and income flow, but the move may not be smooth sailing for every business; careful evaluation is critical to avoid sinking. Business owners are often given conflicting advice. On the one hand, they are cautioned about the dangers of “putting all your eggs […]

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A family tradition of fabrication

May 1st, 2018

Dave Lowitz is the owner of Lowitz Custom Shoppe in Kalispell, Mont., which is located near Glacier National Park. The shop has been family owned and operated since 1957. Dave has spent 38 years in the business, approximately 30 of them in marine canvas and upholstery. Currently, there are four people working at Lowitz Custom […]

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