Big news in the marine electrical equipment business came in over the transom early this morning. One of Eds Boat Tips biggest supporters has just been acquired by marine electrical equipment conglomerate Power Products LLC. Big news in my world of marine electrics. I wish the absolute best for all of my friends at Blue Sea!
Power Products, LLC Acquires Blue Sea Systems® on October 31, 2014
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin – November 3, 2014 – Power Products, LLC announces its October 31, 2014 acquisition of Blue Sea Systems®. Based in Bellingham, WA, Blue Sea Systems is a recognized leader in the design and manufacture of products for marine and specialty vehicle electrical systems, including circuit protection, battery switches, busbars, power distribution panels, and battery chargers.
“Blue Sea Systems is a leader in innovation, product quality and customer service in the marine industry since its founding in 1992,” said David Scheer, CEO – Power Products, LLC. “The acquisition of Blue Sea greatly enhances and strengthens our Marine & Mobile Division allowing us to deliver a comprehensive solution for all marine and specialty vehicle electrical systems.”
Blue Sea Systems Founder and CEO, Scott Renne, commented, “We are very pleased to partner with Power Products as we take Blue Sea Systems to its next stage of growth. Power Products is the industry leader in marine and vehicle electrical products and systems globally, and we view this as a great strategic fit for our customers and employees.”
Blue Sea Systems will continue operations in Bellingham, WA under the current leadership team as the new partnership works together developing world-class products and solutions for the benefit of our mutual customers.
About Power Products Global Marine & Mobile:
Global Marine and Mobile is a division of Power Products, LLC. with its brands Marinco®, Mastervolt, Ancor®, BEP, ProMariner and C-Zone™, designs and manufactures a broad product portfolio of electrical components and power management systems for marine, specialty vehicle and industrial markets. For more information, please visit www.marinco.com, www.mastervolt.com, www.ancorproducts.com or www.promariner.com. Power Products, LLC is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, USA with facilities across the United States and in the Netherlands, New Zealand, Mexico and China.
About Blue Sea Systems:
Blue Sea Systems was founded in 1992 based on a commitment to create innovative, high quality marine electrical products to improve the safety, simplicity and reliability of boating. Blue Sea Systems employees are active boaters who apply their passion to designing, developing, and building products that enhance the experience of boaters. For specific product information and to learn more about Blue Sea Systems, visit www.bluesea.com.