Rhodes Communications
Responsive image

Our Clients

We serve a diverse list of clients in a range of vertical markets worldwide.

Responsive image

Our Clients

We serve a diverse list of clients in a range of vertical markets worldwide..

Our Current Client List:

Responsive image
Responsive image
Responsive image
Responsive image
Responsive image
Responsive image
Responsive image
Responsive image
Responsive image
Responsive image
Responsive image

HUMPHREE

(Virginia Beach, VA)

Stabilization & Trim Systems

Humphree equipment is designed and manufactured to deliver world-class quality and reliability. Customer support and spare parts are available wherever and whenever needed, through our Head Office in Sweden or via our expanding network of local representatives around the world.

Upwing Energy, Inc.

(Cerritos, CA)

Artificial Lift Technology

Upwing Energy, Inc. provides the only artificial lift technology that increases the production and recoverable reserves of natural gas from conventional and unconventional wells by inputting energy into the gas stream.

EVERYWHERE Communications, Inc.

(Annapolis, MD)

Satellite Communications

EVERYWHERE Communications provides dual-mode cellular and satellite communications, powered by patented technology deployed in mission-critical environments. In or out of cellular coverage, we have you connected globally. EVERYWHERE.

AST&Science

(Miami, FL)

AST&Science was founded by satellite-industry pioneer, entrepreneur and inventor Abel Avellan, a 25-year veteran in the global satellite communications sector. He was the founder and CEO of EMC until it was sold to Global Eagle for $550 million in 2016. Avellan was named Satellite Teleport Executive of the Year in 2017 and was the recipient of the Satellite Transaction of the Year award by Euroconsult in 2015. Avellan is also co-inventor of 18 U.S. patented technologies.

ThinKom Solutions, Inc.

(Hawthorne, CA)

Broadband antenna

ThinKom Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative highly affordable compact broadband antenna and products for aeronautical, on-the-move (OTM) and man-portable applications. With more than 640 aeronautical satcom antennas currently deployed, ThinKom offers a range of reliable, proven technology solutions for the consumer, enterprise, first responder, civil, military and intelligence communities.

Western Branch Diesel

(Portsmouth, VA)

Western Branch Diesel is a family-owned distributor providing sales and service of diesel engines and transmissions for marine and industrial markets. Based in Portsmouth, Virginia, the company has 11 branch offices covering Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and North Carolina. The company’s 280 employees include over 150 technicians.

Torqeedo

(Starnberg, Germany)

Marine electric drives

Torqeedo is a pioneer in the development and commercialization of electric and hybrid marine propulsion technology. Founded in 2005, Torqeedo is headquartered in Starnberg, Germany and sells its award-winning products in over 50 countries around the world.

Elcome International

(Dubai)

Marine systems integrator and ship service

Founded in 1969, Elcome has been serving the marine industry as an innovative, reliable and high quality system integrator, distributor, installer and after-sales service agent of marine equipment, technologies and solutions.

Calnetix

(Cerritos, CA)

Permanent magnet power generation, waste heat recovery

Calnetix helps OEMs to meet industry demand for reliable, clean energy by providing our Thermapower® and Hydrocurrent™ ORC systems to recover and utilize waste heat, and our VDC® and REGEN™ flywheel systems to store and recycle energy.

Danelec Marine

(Copenhagen)

Bridge electronics for maritime industry

Danelec Marine is a leading manufacturer of VDRs (Voyage Data Recorders) with more than 6,000 installations worldwide and is strongly positioned in ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems). 

Clients’ Press Releases

Volvo Penta of the Americas Achieves National Certification as a Great Place to Work

January 30, 2019

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (Jan. 30, 2019) Volvo Penta of the Americas has been recognized as a Great Place to Work by a national institute that promotes and measures workplace excellence.

The Great Place to Work Institute certification recognizes companies that achieve high scores in employee satisfaction based on surveys of workers. The survey revealed that 91 percent of employees at Volvo Penta of the Americas said the company is a great place to work, stressing the work culture, benefits, people and opportunities offered by the company.

Employee responses included:

  • “I’m proud to tell others I work here.” – 97 percent
  • “Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.” – 95 percent
  • “I am treated as a full member here regardless of my position.” – 93 percent
  • “I feel I make a difference here.” – 92 percent
  • “When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.” – 92 percent

“This certification reflects our employee team view of the Volvo Penta work experience and opportunities. Treating others with respect and value is our Volvo workplace culture,” said Ron Huibers, president and CEO of Volvo Penta of the Americas. “As employees, we all have a part to create and make our daily activities innovative and rewarding. This is the key to making our company a great place to work. It also carries forward to our customers and business partners throughout our value chain outside the company.”

Factors contributing to the high scores in the Great Place to Work survey are the company’s continuing education programs, diversity initiatives, job safety focus, benefits, growth opportunities and active community involvement.

“The consistent high scores from employee responses to the survey are clear evidence that we’re on the right track with our initiatives to sustain a positive work environment,” said Valerie Harriell, vice president of Human Resources at Volvo Penta of the Americas. “Our company believes that cultivating a culture of passion, respect and energy enables us to make a daily impact in what we do.”

The Great Place to Work Institute research shows that a high-trust, high-performance culture can help a company attract top talent as well as retain talent by promoting respect among colleagues and giving employees a deeper connection to their daily work.

For high-resolution images, visit:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ts9nsyfgxxpxcp4/AAC0tdSswxdrGYRIX2LUGQUVa?dl=0

About Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta, with approximately 3,500 dealers in over 130 countries, is a world-leading and global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for leisure boats, commercial vessels and industrial applications. Product offerings encompass diesel and gasoline engines with power outputs of between 10 and 1,000 hp. Volvo Penta is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy trucks, buses and construction equipment.

Connect with Volvo Penta of the Americas on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest company news and insights. 

For further information, please contact:

Christine Carlson Volvo Penta of the Americas Named Great Place to Work FINAL 1.30.19
Volvo Penta of the Americas
Phone: +1 (757) 382 4084
E-mail: christine.carlson@volvo.com

Jim Rhodes
Rhodes Communications, Inc.
Phone: +1 (757) 451 0602
E-mail: jrhodes@rhodescomm.com

 

DOWNLOAD