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.