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Power Products acquires Blue Sea Systems

Power Products LLC acquired Blue Sea Systems, a company that designs and manufactures products for marine and specialty vehicle electrical systems, including circuit protection, battery switches, busbars, power distribution panels and battery chargers.

Blue Sea Systems will continue operations in Bellingham, Wash., under the current leadership team.

“Blue Sea Systems is a leader in innovation, product quality and customer service in the marine industry since its founding in 1992,” Power Products CEO David Scheer said in a statement. “The acquisition of Blue Sea greatly enhances and strengthens our marine and mobile division, allowing us to deliver a comprehensive solution for all marine and specialty vehicle electrical systems.”

Global Marine and Mobile is a division of Wisconsin-based Power Products with brands that include Marinco, Mastervolt, Ancor, BEP, ProMariner and C-Zone.

“We are very pleased to partner with Power Products as we take Blue Sea Systems to its next stage of growth,” Blue Sea Systems founder and CEO Scott Renne said.

“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.”

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