Tag Archives: SmartPlug

SmartPlug expands support roster

To better serve its growing OEM and end-user customer base, SmartPlug Systems, manufacturer of safety-centric shore power delivery products for boats, RVs and specialty vehicles, has expanded its support roster. Evan Lewellen has been promoted to customer service and sales support. In his new role, Lewellen will be a main point of contact for consumer inquiries, sales and order fulfillment. ...

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SmartPlug adds personnel, expands facility

SmartPlug Systems LLC, manufacturer of safety-focused power delivery products for boats, RVs and specialty vehicles, announced it continues to expand by adding Andrew Lankford as a quality assurance engineer along with moving to a larger facility. The new location increases the company’s manufacturing footprint by 40% to help keep pace with growing demand for its products. Tony Barber, CEO, made ...

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Updating shore power connections

SmartPlug shore power

For boat owners with shore power connections, the part that’s the biggest potential problem is the easiest to change: an outdated twist-type connector. With a retrofit kit from SmartPlug Systems, it’s fast and simple to upgrade to the safest and most thoroughly modern 30A or 50A marine power supply equipment available, while reusing the cable and saving money. Traditional twist-type ...

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SmartPlug Systems names new global VP of sales and marketing

SmartPlug Systems, manufacturer of safety-focused shore power delivery systems for the recreational and commercial marine, RV and specialty vehicle markets, has hired Ron Bailey as its new global VP of sales and marketing. He joins the company during a transitional period as incumbent Terry Gilliland prepares his retirement in early 2020. Tony Barber, CEO, made the announcement. Bailey brings decades ...

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SmartPlug offers new safety options for onboard air conditioners

As summer draws near, many boaters are planning overnight cruises. To sleep comfortably, they’ll rely on factory installed or portable air conditioners. These appliances, however, can put tremendous electrical loads on outdated, twist-type shore power electrical connections, leaving owners wide-eyed awake wondering if their older plug is going to overheat and catch fire. Using the revolutionary SmartPlug not only greatly ...

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SmartPlug names Tony Barber CEO

SEATTLE – SmartPlug Systems has named Tony Barber as its new CEO. Barber replaces founder Ken Smith as the company’s top executive, who remains on to serve as senior executive officer and active board member. Smith began the company in 2007. Barber brings over 37 years of innovative manufacturing expertise to SmartPlug. Most recently, he worked for Thetford. During his ...

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