Beier Integrated Systems Purchases South Coast Electric Systems


By MarEx 2016-06-27 16:48:08

Beier Integrated Systems (Beier) has purchased South Coast Electric Systems (SCES) of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, from American Electric Technologies (AETI). The acquisition expands Beier’s manufacturing capabilities in the marine market and strengthens Beier’s position as a global leader in integrated, turnkey technology solutions.

Beier will acquire SCES’s operations, including a manufacturing plant and equipment in Bay St. Louis, MS.  SCES is a marine and industrial electrical switchgear manufacturer and service provider.  The company has been in business for 14 years and is recognized in the industry as a high quality, cost effective provider of switchgear solutions to the marine and industrial industry.  

Additionally, 13 highly-qualified and committed employees of the South Coast Electric operation will be added to the Beier team.  South Coast Electric Systems will now operate under a new name - South Coast Electric, LLC.

“We are very excited about refitting existing vessels and engineering new vessels with our new power and control products from South Coast Electric, ” says Beier Integrated Systems President Karl Beier. “This acquisition will allow Beier to add the only missing component - the switchgear - to our fully integrated packages in order to provide a complete turnkey electrical solution to shipyards and ship owners. We are confident this will result in a better engineered and integrated equipment package, reducing cost and eliminating risk for our customers.”

Beier Integrated Systems, a Beier Radio company, is a global leader in providing turnkey vessel control, navigation, communication and power management solutions with corporate offices in Mandeville, LA and engineering and manufacturing facilities in Gray, LA and Bay St. Louis, MS.  More information is available at www.BeierIS.com.

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