Rich Newberry Named Director

Hollywood, MD – 09 August 2010 – Smartronix is pleased to announce the promotion of Rich Newberry to the position of Director, Engineering Solutions – Products.

Rich joined Smartronix in 1998 as part of the Engineering Team and in 2003 was promoted to Program Manager - Products. Rich oversaw all aspects of product/system design, test, and delivery for internal projects as well as products for client delivery. Specifically, he has been involved in every aspect of the growth of the Products Group, to include developing Smartronix’ ability to take products to market through the implementation of industry requirements such as barcoding, placing products on the GSA schedule, offering commercial products for sale via e-commerce, obtaining FCC and UL certifications, the maturation of business processes through the application of ISO 9001:2008 and CMMI Maturity Level 3 requirements, and the implementation of Deltek Costpoint material modules to streamline product and component tracking and accountability.

The team Rich leads includes electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, network engineers, technicians, and logistical and business operations personnel. The Products Group designs a wide range of military and commercial products, including Mobile and Wireless Data Communication Suites, Rugged and Deployable Data Communication Products, Computer and Network Test and Management Tools, and Custom Engineered Solutions.

As the Director, Engineering Solutions - Products, Rich will be responsible for product planning, project management and product development as well as new initiatives to enable the continued expansion of new product lines and markets.