ASEA Power Systems and Newmar DC Power Onboard, leading global suppliers of marine power conversion and battery charging systems, respectively, have aligned under the newly formed MCE Marine Group. Both ASEA and Newmar retain their brand names. David Brown was named president of MCE Marine, with all operations now headquartered in Huntington Beach, California.
Brown is a collaborative leader who will focus on expanding product lines and growing MCE Marine’s overall distribution footprint. Having worked in both the power generation and marine engine industries prior to joining the MCE team in 2016, he is well-prepared for his new role. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering and an MBA.
Eric Herman joins MCE Marine as director of engineering. He is designing and developing new products for existing vertical and immediate adjacent markets. With a B.S. in electrical engineering, his previous experience includes electromagnetic power conversion technology, distribution switchgear, paralleling controls and power generation technology.
Brian Giannini was promoted to MCE Marine Group sales manager, having served the past year as national sales manager for Newmar Power. A marine industry veteran, he has extensive experience in sales and application engineering.
Gabriel Vargas was promoted to service manager and application engineer, having worked for ASEA Power for nine years. A specialist in power and inverter modules, he oversees the test department.
“In uniting ASEA and Newmar, two strong, highly complementary companies, we’ve strategically positioned MCE Marine to become a major single source power solution with strong growth prospects,” said Brown. “With applications ranging from commercial and naval vessels to large yachts, we engineer and manufacture our products to surpass expectations in terms of durability, reliability and performance.”
ASEA Power Systems manufactures marine AC shore power voltage, frequency and phase converters, with levels ranging from 250VA to 800kVA. Newmar DC Power Onboard builds battery and inverter chargers, DC converters, power supplies and control, distribution panels, and meters and instruments.