BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – Nov. 4, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) Xantrex, a leading manufacturer of onboard power products, is pleased to announce the appointment of two manufacturer’s rep firms for the RV and marine markets. The manufacturer’s rep firms will help propel Xantrex’s product and service offerings and capitalize on the strong roots in these industries, strengthening existing partnerships and forging new alliances.
Among the two rep firms, Tom Manning & Associates will represent Xantrex in the RV aftermarket in the United States, while Coast Marine Marketing, LLC will represent Xantrex in the marine OEM and aftermarket on the West Coast of the United States.
“Our national reach supported by a strong team of nine personnel and over 200 years of combined experience make us an ideal partner for an immensely popular national brand like Xantrex, ” said Tom Manning of Tom Manning & Associates.
“We believe that knowledge is power in the marine market. Our specialty is the technical know-how and understanding of different arms of the marine market – boat builders, retailers and wholesalers. Xantrex, with its diverse product range and a comprehensive educational program, is a perfect addition to our brand portfolio, ” said Steve Burdett of Coast Marine Marketing, LLC.
“These rep firms will serve as an extension of the Xantrex sales team which was strengthened earlier this year with the addition of five new sales personnel. I am very excited to be delivering on promises we made to our partners last year. Both rep firms will increase dealer accessibility to Xantrex and they bring a wealth of experience, relationships and knowledge which our direct partners and dealers will find extremely valuable, ” added John McMillan, director of sales for Xantrex products at Schneider Electric.