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As the proven market leader, Dowco ® produces marine hardware, boat and pontoons covers, canopy tops and pontoon enclosures for a wide variety of boat companies. Using the highest quality marine components, our products are found as the OEM covers and tops for many of the leading boat brands, including Tracker, Lowe, G3, Crestliner, Lund, Xpress, Veranda, Mirrocraft, Harris and many others.

Our Values

Dowco is a family-owned and operated manufacturer that places considerable investment in research and development to pursue new ways to develop innovative products. At Dowco, customers are the core of everything we do. That's why we're focused on learning so we can continue to deliver quality, great service and reliability.


At Dowco, we develop integrated product solutions for our customers, using the most efficient global sourcing and manufacturing options, delivered to our customers in the model of an extension of their own operation – proximity, partnering, and value. Our success is a direct result of our people and their quest to meet and exceed your needs.

The Leader in Marine Innovation

The Leading Supplier of Marine Covers, Tops, and Hardware

With over 90 years of product development, engineering & manufacturing experience, Dowco® has grown to be an internationally recognized major supplier providing marine hardware, covers, canopy tops, enclosures, and plastic products for a wide variety of boat builders.

Dowco is the market share leader supplying nearly 60% of all aluminum fish boat covers & tops, and supplier to 6 of the top 7 selling aluminum boat brands. Dowco is also a leading supplier of covers, tops, and hardware to the pontoon boat industry.

Dowco is committed to providing the most innovative, highest-quality products backed by a superior level of service to our customers. Our continued growth is a result of having a team of over 200 individuals dedicated to a lasting business partnership with your company.

Dowco Marine Manufacturing Locations

Our OEM Advantages and Competencies Include:

  • CNC & 3D CNC tube drilling & bending

  • Gerber CNC fabric cutting - single & multiply

  • Flexible sewing capability - single & multiple needle

  • On-site project management at each facility

  • On-site customer service at each facility

  • 3D scanning and pattern design process

  • On-site installation of bimini tops, enclosures and covers
  • Vacuum forming, rotational molding and line bending of plastics

Co-location of facilities for just-in-time delivery with redundant manufacturing locations:
  • → Little Falls, MN
  • → Manitowoc, WI
  • → Fort Wayne, IN
  • → Lebanon, MO
  • → Hoyt Lakes, MN
  • → Eveleth, MN
  • → Pine City, MN
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