Marine Concepts/Design Concepts

Services include design, 5-axis CNC milling, 3-axis routing, reverse engineering, plug production, mold production, conventional wood construction — from conception through completion, or any process in between.

2443 SW Pine Island Rd.
Cape Coral, FL 33991 US

Additional Locations:
6805 15th St. E
Sarasota, FL 34243 US
(941) 556-6311

JRL Ventures LLC


A Message from Marine Concepts/Design Concepts

Special Message

Marine Concepts is the most extensive and experienced fiberglass tooling company in the United States.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

Thermwood 3D prints large boat hull pattern
Thermwood uses its LSAM additive manufacturing technology to fabricate a 3,000-lb/1,363-kg plug for a boat hull. The project proves the viability of additive manufacturing to help reduce marine composites fabrication costs.  

ACMA announces 2017 Membership Award Winners
ACMA will recognize these influential leaders of the composites industry at ACMA's Membership Awards and Recognition Ceremony during CAMX 2017.

Patrick Industries acquires Leisure Product Enterprises, parent company of Marine Concepts
Patrick will continue to operate each of the businesses on a stand-alone basis under their respective brand names in their existing facilities. 

President of Marine Concepts/Design Concepts departing company
Company Chairman J Pearson will oversee operations while company executives and senior staff continue working with customers during the transition.

Matt Chambers wins Hall of Fame award
Chambers, with 26 years of composites experience, is known for his strategic management style and numerous contributions and impact on the composites industry.

Job opportunity: CNC programmer
Marine Concepts/Design Concepts (Cape Coral, Florida) is looking for talented CNC programmers to join its team.

JRL Ventures changes name to Design Concepts
JRL Ventures will continue to do business as Marine Concepts, and now Design Concepts, servicing clients in the marine and non-marine industries.

Job opportunity: Outside sales position
JRL Ventures Inc./Marine Concepts is looking for a dynamic professional to work in its fast-paced and competitive environment.

Marine Concepts/JRL Ventures acquired by Leisure Product Holdings
Florida-based composites specialist Marine Concepts/JRL Ventures joins Leisure Product Holdings' family of marine-based manufacturing firms.

World’s largest center console with single-skin hull
Navy RHIB concept goes commercial in the new HydraSports Custom Sueños high-performance offshore fishing boat.

IBEX 2014 report
A new home port in Florida and fair economic winds propel this boatbuilders’ convention to its best exhibitor/attendee turnout in years.

Marine Concepts celebrates 20 years of business
Bob and Karen Long are celebrating 20 years of owning and operating Marine Concepts, which they acquired in April 1994.

IBEX 2013 Show Review
Evidence of a marine industry rebound and a trend toward supplier M&A as the world’s largest boatbuilding trade show looks ahead to smoother sailing … and Tampa.

JRL Ventures Inc./Marine Concepts promotes Glen Naroth to VP, engineering
The former JRL director of engineering helped the company expand from the marine market into aerospace, theme-park and transportation applications during the recent recession.

IBEX 2012 Review
Under the banner “The Future of Marine Technology,” the 22nd International BoatBuilders’ expo confronts a brave new world.

COMPOSITES 2012 Highlights
As ACMA’s annual conclave convened in North America’s gambling capital, show exhibitors and attendees placed their bets on better days.

IBEX 2011 Review
As the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference again docks in Louisville, the industry continues a slow and tentative rebound.

People Briefs
Bulk Molding Compounds Inc. (BMCI, West Chicago, Ill.) has transferred Hakan Unsal, late of BMCI’s German division, BMC Europe (BMCE), to BMC TetraDURTurkey, its new production facility in Istanbul, Turkey, where he will be the general manager ... Lectra (Paris, France) has appointed Adriana Vono Papavero to the position of managing director of Lectra South America.

Marine Concepts names Jeff Hudson project manager
JRL Ventures Inc./Marine Concepts has named composites veteran Jeff Hudson a project manager.

News Briefs: Feb. 8, 2011
Composite kitter CAD Cut opens new facility in Denton, Texas; Jet Edge opens service and showroom office in Shanghai, China; Marine Concepts celebrates 35 years in business; TP Composites recertified to ISO 9001-2008 and ISO 17025-2005; Teijin reorganizes carbon fiber and composites businesses; VISTAGY donates FiberSIM to UMass Amherst.

JRL Ventures/Marine Concepts seeks to fill CNC, CAD and mechanical/composite engineering jobs
JRL Ventures Inc./Marine Concepts is seeking highly skilled professionals to join its world class design, engineering and manufacturing team.

Product Categories of Marine Concepts/Design Concepts

Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Hand layup
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
  • Thermoset materials
    • Continuous laminating
    • Custom compounding and blending
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Sprayup
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Armor, composite
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Marine, boat (hulls, decks, bulkheads, etc.)
  • Pressure vessels
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Product design