Celebrating A Golden Anniversary

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An American success story founded on the principle of providing reliable power solutions where quality and responsiveness matter.

Newmar Power has been providing reliable power solutions for over five decades. From humble beginnings to powerful player in the power electronics industry, Newmar is the brand trusted by professionals across marine, network, industrial, public safety, and traffic industries worldwide.

Explore Newmar's Journey Below

MARINE ROOTS
1970

Wess George was an electronics engineer who stocked parts to support his business of servicing boats at his local marina. Eventually, Wess designed and built his first product, a voltage converter for a radio company. In this fashion, Newport Marine Engineering was born as a side project in Wess and Linda's garage.

1971

As the business grew, Wess and his wife, Linda, moved the company into a small building in Newport Beach, CA.

1977

The name was changed from Newport Marine Engineering to Newmar Power by George Yarbro, who also designed the legacy logo featuring the signature telecom waves.

RAPID GROWTH
1979

Newmar quickly outgrew their original space and moved to a larger building in Costa Mesa, CA.

1981

JR Johnson, a former sailor, pilot, and successful businessman, came out of retirement to purchase Newmar.

1982

The first machine shop was installed in the Newmar factory, markeitng the beginning of expanded manufacturing.


THE NETWORK
1990

Newmar began manufacturing products with 2-way radio technology to serve the telecom industry.

1998

The development of 12, 24, and 48V PM Series power modules allowed Newmar to play in cellular applications.

2001

The first large telecom deal featuring a hot-swappable DC system kicked off the growth path for rack-mounted telecom products. An expanded family of 48V systems, panels, and DC-DC converters was launched through a rapidly growing distribution network.

TRAFFIC & RAIL
2006

The Phase Three Modular System (PTMS) with hot swappable modules was launched, a product focused on marien applications.

2009

The Site Power Monitor (SPS) was developed, an ethernet based remote monitor for site power systems, largely applied in the gas and oil industries. Positive train control systems began utilizing the Site Power Monitors and power modules after the infamous Chatsworth crash.

2015

Newmar launched a line of Power Enclosures (PEs) to serve the traffic and public safety industries.

PUBLIC SAFETY
2017

Newmar was purchased by Windjammer Capital and joined the Mission Critical Electronics family of brands.

2019

Battery Backup released to provide backup DC power to bi-directional amplifiers, aimed at serving the public safety sector.

2020

The Rugged AC Uninterrupted Power Supply (outdoor UPS) is launched to provide power for public safety, traffic, rail, e-tolling, and critical network applications.

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