Profiles of Electrical Meter Suppliers to Campgrounds
Following is information about of the electrical meter providers to the RV park and campground sector:
COMPANY: Vision Metering LLC
OVERVIEW: Vision Metering is an Austin International company that describes itself as the world’s largest utility products and services provider.
PRODUCT SPECIALTY: Low-profile E-Z read meters as well as socket and mounting kits.
MANAGEMENT: Randy Austin, owner
CONTACT: 7 Ross Cannon Street, York, SC 29745; (803) 628-0035; www.electricalconnector.com
COMPANY: B & B Electrical
OVERVIEW: B & B Electrical has been providing electrical products for RV parks and mobile home communities since 1968.
PRODUCT SPECIALTY: B & B’s product lineup includes pedestals, surface boxes and accessories, electrical wire, as well as electrical meters and conversion kits. The company also offers light posts, water and gas meters and pre-construction meter mounts.
MANAGEMENT: Richard Linnell, president and owner
CONTACT: 2737 Browning Drive, Lake Orion, MI 48360; (888) 391-3802 or (248) 391-3800; www.bbelec.com
COMPANY: Electrical Professionals LLC
OVERVIEW: Electrical Professionals was started in 2007 by Paul Croteau who has 25 years in the electrical business, including 16 years working with state and national campground associations. The company provides remanufactured meters as well as portable metering equipment that can be moved from site to site. The company represents Eaton /Cutler Hammer selling pedestals, power outlets, panels, metering products, circuit breakers and switches. The agency can provide electrical layout assistance and technical support to RV park owners, developers, managers, engineers and contractors. It sells Eaton products through national authorized distributors such as B&B Electrical and LCN Outdoors. Other manufacturers and products sold directly include lighting, solar lighting, dock materials, tables and benches, custom engraved signs and golf course marking products.
PRODUCT SPECIALTY: Portable electric meters, which are designed to provide temporary or permanent metering of electrical power at any 30-or 50-amp RV site. Portability allows for metering select sites on an as needed basis. It can also be used as a meter test to verify if an existing meter is registering correctly.
MANAGEMENT: Paul Croteau, principal
CONTACT: 5604 NE Maybrook Circle, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064; (816) 478-4746; firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPANY: Hialeah Meter Co.
OVERVIEW: Hialeah Meter Co. has been providing high quality, remanufactured watt-hour meters since 1954.
PRODUCT SPECIALTY: While it’s best known for its remanufactured meters, Hialeah also provides a full line of power outlets, pedestals, sockets and socket accessories.
MANAGEMENT: Eugene Bixby, president and CEO
CONTACT: 450 W. 28th Street, Hialeah, FL 33011; (800) 654-0821; www.hialeahmeter.com
COMPANY: Jamestown Advanced Products Corp.
OVERVIEW: Jamestown Advanced is a custom steel manufacturing company with 196,000 square feet of manufacturing space and over a decade of experience in custom design fabrication. The company began producing campground and RV products in 1995. Its customer base includes state parks, municipalities, federal properties and privately owned RV parks and campgrounds across North America.
PRODUCT SPECIALTY: Campsite amenities, including pedestals, campfire rings, grills, picnic tables, lantern holders, benches and mailboxes.
MANAGEMENT: Wendi Lodestro, president
CONTACT: 2855 Girts Road, Jamestown, NY 14701; (800) 452-0639 or (716) 483-3406; www.jamestownadvanced.com
COMPANY: Monarch Coin & Security Inc.
OVERVIEW: Monarch was founded in 1905 and has become one of the nation’s leading providers of coin operated devices that control the use of washing machines, dryers, showers, door locks and other devices.
PRODUCT SPECIALTY: Monarch’s specialties include the Monarch Key Kop, the AquaMiser shower timer and universal bathroom lock.
MANAGEMENT: Stephanie Hall, president and CEO
CONTACT: P.O. Box 427, Covington, KY 41012; (800) 462-9460; www.monarchcoin.com
COMPANY: Utility Supply Group Inc.
OVERVIEW: Utility Supply Group is a nationwide distributor of electrical products for campgrounds, RV parks and manufactured housing communities.
PRODUCT SPECIALTY: Pedestals, power outlet boxes, meter socket kits, digital and clock type electronic meters. Its pedestals include the ParkRanger, which is made of GE Lexan plastic. The company also provides water and gas meters as well as replacement parts and accessories. Utility Supply Group is also a leading vendor to parks seeking the Excel hand drier, XLerator, which is used in restrooms.
MANAGEMENT: Wade Elliott, president
CONTACT: P.O. Box 267, Preston, WA 98050; (800) 800-2811 (East Coast office); www.go-usg.com