Balmar Welcomes Frank Ahlbin To Lead Sales & Marketing


Tampa, Florida, October 4, 2016 – Balmar LLC, the leading manufacturer of onboard DC charging solutions for cruising sail and power boats announced today at IBEX the arrival of Frank Ahlbin to serve as their product/market/sales leader.

Frank brings 30 years Marine and RV business development experience to the Balmar team, most recently at Faria/Beede Instruments where he served as OEM Sales Manager for the past 5 years. Frank has also served as the VP Sales & Marketing for Guest, guiding the company through meteoric growth in its early years.

“We are very pleased and excited to have Frank join the Balmar team” explained Tim Bock, Balmar/CDI Electronics CEO. “We are committed to expanding Balmar’s DC Charging and Battery Monitoring business, with several new products in the pipeline. Frank’s experience and relationships in the industry will be invaluable as we grow.”

Balmar ( is headquartered in Huntsville, AL with an additional manufacturing/ support location in Marysville, WA. CDI Electronics ( is headquartered in Huntsville, manufacturing ignition components and diagnostic software for the marine aftermarket. For more information or to locate a Balmar business partner call +1-800-467-3371.

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