Press Releases

ACR Electronics Named Official Boating Safety Partner of the Winterfest Boat Parade

ACR Electronics, Inc., a Drew Marine Company, announces that they have been selected as the official boating safety partner of the 44th Annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade. The night time flotilla of brightly decorated yachts and boats started in 1971 and is now the world’s largest holiday boat parade. To date, the parade displays a variety of over 150 boats ranging from international…

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Meet and Greet at ACR Electronics Booth During the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show with George Poveromo

A meet-and-greet event with George Poveromo, nationally recognized saltwater fisherman and star of the NBC Sports Network TV series, “George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Fishing”. Visitors will receive a free signed copy of George’s book, Saltwater Strategies & Tactics*, have a chance to ask George offshore fishing questions, take photos and enter a raffle to win ACR survival gear. All boat s…

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ACR Electronics Thanks HABCO Manufacturing for Their Support & Encourages Other Florida Manufacturers to Employ Their Services

Global leader in safety and survival technologies, ACR Electronics, Inc., a Drew Marine Company, thanks HABCO Manufacturing for their manufacturing support and encourages other area manufacturers to employ their services. One of Broward County’s oldest manufacturing facilities, ACR Electronics safety and survival products are primarily manufactured at their headquarters on Ravenswood Road in For…

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The New ARTEX ELT 345 is Ready for Flight

The ARTEX ELT 345 (Emergency Locator Transmitter) has received its Cospas-Sarsat and FAA approvals and is now available for sale.  The small form factor and light weight ELT 345 is the most competitively priced, high quality ELT on the market. To further boast its cost effectiveness, the ELT 345 provides a quick-and-easy retrofit opportunity with flexible installation options such as a two-wire re…

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ACR Electronics Opens Distribution Centre in Europe

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, September 1, 2015 – Global leader in safety and survival technologies, ACR Electronics, Inc., a Drew Marine Company, announces the opening of their new European distribution centre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.  ACR is now able to expeditiously serve European customers through their new distribution centre with the latest safety and survival products for the marine, ou…

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ACR Electronics Introduces New AISLink CA1

ACR Electronics Introduces New AISLink CA1   Leading marine electronics manufacturer adds premium Class A transceiver to comprehensive product range   International safety and survival technology expert ACR Electronics, a Drew Marine Company, has introduced its new AISLink CA1 Class A transceiver offering premium features and versatility for a range of commercial and recreational users. A lea…

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ACR Electronics Introduces New AISLink CB1

ACR Electronics Introduces New AISLink CB1 Safety and survival expert adds Class B transceiver to comprehensive product range Ideal for a wide range of recreational boaters and commercial vessels across the world, the new AISLink CB1 Class B transceiver is introduced by survival gear specialist ACR Electronics, a Drew Marine Company. ACR’s easy-to-use and reliable Class B Automatic Identificati…

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Southwest Airlines Selects ARTEX ELTs to Fly on their Next Series of Airplanes

U.S. manufacturer of 406 MHz beacons announced today that they will extend their long-standing partnership with Southwest Airlines. Southwest recently selected ACR’s ARTEX Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) for installation on its Boeing 737MAX aircraft.  “We appreciate Southwest’s continued confidence in ARTEX ELTs and look forward to providing our world-class safety equipment when their MAX ai…

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ACR Electronics Strengthens Comprehensive Product Portfolio with AIS Technology Offering

Internationally renowned safety and survival specialist introduces new AIS transceiver range to build on recent Ocean Signal acquisition Global leader in safety and survival technologies ACR Electronics, a Drew Marine Company, has broadened its range of innovative maritime devices with the introduction of its new Class A and Class B Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) transceivers. ACR’s new …

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Piper Planes and ACR Electronics Beacons Make for Safe Partners in the Sky

ACR Electronics, Inc.announced at EAA Airventure Oshkosh their newest safety collaboration in the sky.From now until the end of the year, the Piper Meridian M500 will come equipped with two ACR 406 MHz beacons. In addition to the ARTEX ELT 1000 Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT), standard safety equipment on Piper M500 aircraft, an additional manually activated ACR ResQLink Personal Locator Beaco…

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AISLink™ CA1 Transceivers for Commercial Maritime Vessels

ACR Electronics, Inc.announces the availability of their new Class A Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) for commercial boaters, work boats, and recreational boaters.  A longtime manufacturer of marine safety electronics, ACR adds AIS marine navigation transceivers which are now mandated by the U.S. Coast Guard* for commercial vessels. AIS utilizes VHF digital transmissions to facilitate the pa…

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Introducing AISLink™ CB1 Transceivers For Recreational Boaters

ACR Electronics, Inc.announces the availability of their new Class B Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) for recreational and commercial boaters.  A longtime manufacturer of marine safety electronics, ACR adds AIS marine navigation transceivers to its product line. AIS utilizes VHF digital transmissions to facilitate the passing of navigational data between any boaters who have an AIS transceiv…

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Duncan Aviation New ARTEX ELT Authorized Service Center

ACR Electronics, Inc.is proud to announce that Duncan Aviation in Lincoln, Nebraska, is now offering Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) support services on ARTEX ELTs and parts. This partnership brings together two reputable brands in avionics and strengthens the geographic availability of ARTEX aviation services. Founded in 1956, Duncan Aviation is the largest, family-owned maintenance, repair …

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ACR Electronics Announces Acquisition of Ocean Signal

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL— May 1, 2015 — ACR Electronics, Inc., a Drew Marine company and the global leader in safety and survival technologies, today  announced its acquisition of Ocean Signal, Ltd.,  an innovative supplier of marine safety and survival equipment. ACR and Ocean Signal have two of the most highly experienced electronic engineering teams in the marine communication industry.  Combined t…

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New Automatic Survivor Locator Light

ACR Electronics, Inc.released the next generation of their leading survivor locator life jacket lights. The new ACR HemiLight 3 is more affordable, compact and features an LED light which illuminates brighter than its predecessors. The HemiLight 3 is automatically activated when it comes into contact with water.         The high-intensity flashing LED light exceeds the IMO SOLAS battery life re…

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This ARTEX ELT made its final approach!

ACR Electronics, Inc.shares Scott Cook holding an ARTEX ME406 Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) which has made its final approach and is prominently displayed on a plaque in ACR’s board room. After a plane crash, SurvivorClub member Lou Nathanson sent his ELT in to be exchanged for a free replacement as part of ACR Electronics SurvivorClub program. Scott found it gratifying to see that Lou’s…

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ACR Electronics Launches USCG Flares

Fort Lauderdale, FL., February 11, 2015 – ACR Electronics, Inc. expands their marine survival gear offerings by adding two new USCG approved distress flares, the Aurora Red Hand Flare and the Orange Hand Smoke Signal. Built by the world leading manufacturer of commercial marine pyrotechnics, these non-SOLAS flares are the first specifically designed to perform like commercial marine flares, but at…

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