Italian antenna maker opens North American office and warehouse

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Chris Catoe

Chris Catoe

Marine antenna manufacturer Glomex SRL has opened a North American office in Brooklyn, N.Y., and a warehouse in Dayton, Ohio.

Glomex Marine Antennas USA Corp. is led by Chris Catoe, who has been named sales director.

“Chris has an unparalleled reputation in the marine industry,” Raffaele Fabbri, Glomex general manager, said in a statement. “We know we have placed this new venue in very capable hands.

Based in Italy, Glomex has been selling its products in North America for 30 years. The company makes Internet, cellular, TV and VHF antennas, all manufactured for marine use. Glomex said it has relationships with many OEMs and shipyards worldwide.

Most recently, Catoe was a sales manager and sales engineer for the Shakespeare Electronic Products Group. Prior to that, he ran a communications company.