(CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.) — Torqeedo has appointed Great Lakes Power, a longtime marine powertrain specialist, as the exclusive distributor for Deep Blue electric propulsion systems in the eastern United States.
Great Lakes Power, headquartered in Mentor, Ohio, specializes in the distribution, service, manufacturing and engineering of powertrain solutions. The company will offer sales and installation support, factory-trained technicians and genuine spare parts for the Deep Blue product line.
“We see increasing demand for sustainability solutions in the commercial marine industry, and we look forward to working with a global technology pioneer like Torqeedo to establish a strong position in this important growth sector,“ said Harry Allen III, vice president at Great Lakes Power. “Torqeedo’s highly integrated Deep Blue electric and hybrid systems are recognized throughout the industry for their engineering excellence and advanced technologies.”
“Great Lakes Power has been a driving force in the U.S. commercial marine market for nearly five decades and has won a well-deserved reputation across the industry,” said Patrick Bucci, senior director of sales for Torqeedo Inc. “With branch offices in key marine geographic markets, they will be a valued strategic partner to help drive Torqeedo’s rapidly growing commercial marine electrification business in the eastern United States.”
The Great Lakes Power Group was founded in 1973 and has over a dozen locations throughout the Eastern United States. All Great Lakes Power locations employ factory-trained and certified technicians in the shop and in the field.
“Great Lakes Power’s success lies in its strength to solve customer problems competently and professionally,” said Allen. “For nearly 50 years, we have added value to our customers’ needs by providing the best power transmission and drive train products, parts and services in the industry.”