lectrotab press release

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Rhodes Communications To Provide PR And Marketing Services For Lectrotab

NORFOLK, Va. – Jan. 19, 2010 – Rhodes Communications, Inc. (RCI), an international PR and marketing communications firm based in Norfolk, Va., today announced that it has been selected to provide PR and marketing services for Linear Devices Corporation, a Richmond, Virginia-based manufacturer of trim tabs for powerboats under the Lectrotab brand.

"We chose Rhodes Communications because of its strong experience in our industry," said Dan Roberts, company president. "Until now, we have focused our primary attention to engineering and product development. Moving forward, we intend to put increasing emphasis on marketing and sales, to build our customer base and distribution channels worldwide. Rhodes Communications will play a key role in helping raise Lectrotab's visibility in the marketplace with a structured and managed PR program."

Linear Devices Corporation was founded in 1997 to develop a line of electromechanical trim tabs that would overcome the numerous problems of hydraulic-based and other electromechanical systems. The design features that resolved these problems are patented and exclusive to the Lectrotab product line. The company has factory-trained sales and service distributors in 22 countries worldwide.

"Lectrotab has a strong reputation in the boating market with high-quality products backed by customer service second-to-none," said Jim Rhodes, president, Rhodes Communications, Inc. "Lectrotab's lifetime warranty on its trim tab actuators is unparalleled in the industry and speaks to the quality of their workmanship. Our challenge will be to present Lectrotab's unique value proposition to the marketplace."

About Rhodes Communications

Founded in 1983, Rhodes Communications (www.rhodescomm.com) is an international marketing and PR firm specializing in business-to-business promotions in vertical markets for national and international clients.