News & Events



Posted Monday, June 15, 2020

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June 1, 2020



Customer/Supplier Partner,

Brooks Utility Products has teamed up with a long list of customers and suppliers who have kept their doors open and plants running to support our national efforts to fight and recover from the Coronavirus.  I recognize and thank our team for the sacrifices they have made throughout this battle, and recommit to our number one priority – employee safety.  We will continue to abide by CDC...

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Mr. David (Dave) Mielinski Appointed as District Sales Manager for the Northeast Sales Territory

Posted Friday, April 17, 2020

NOVI, Mich. (April 17, 2020) – Brooks Utility Products has appointed Mr. David (Dave) Mielinski as the new District Sales Manager for the northeast sales territory. 

Dave began his career with Graybar Electric selling electrical equipment in the commercial and utility markets for upstate New York and eastern Massachusetts. In 2010 he joined A.A. Macpherson, manufacturers rep agency, as an account manager with sales responsibility for Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and...

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Celebrating the ELECTRAK and Ten Years of Innovation

Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The innovative ELECTRAK was proudly introduced by Brooks Utility Products to the public in 2009.

The patent-pending primary cabinet is equipped with extra large doors & roll-out shelves that can hold up to 400 pounds of CT/PT equipment each, workers can easily remove the shelves for transformer replacement by removing only six bolts, reducing exposure to injury while simultaneously cutting down service time.

The cabinet combines worker convenience while also providing a smaller exterior footprint and...

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Brooks Utility Products Designation as a Critical Infrastructure Supplier

Posted Monday, March 23, 2020

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March 23, 2020



As the Nation comes together to slow the spread of COVID-19, on March 16th, 2020 the President issued updated Coronavirus Guidance for America. This guidance states that:

"If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as utilities, healthcare services and pharmaceutical and food supply, you have a special responsibility to maintain your normal work schedule."...

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COVID-19 Update from Brooks Utility Products

Posted Monday, March 16, 2020

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March 17, 2020


Dear Valued Brooks Customer,

As the world is struggling with the unprecedented health crisis that is unfolding with the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) our hearts go out to all who have been affected by this situation.  You may be aware that in the past few weeks Brooks has taken a series of precautionary steps in response to this crisis. 

Brooks top priority is and always will be safety.  It is our responsibility to prioritize the health and safety of our...

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Brooks Utility Products Appoints John Bettevy to Lead South Central Territory Sales

Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2018

NOVI, Mich. (November 26th, 2018) – Brooks Utility Products has named John Bettevy district sales manager for the south-central sales territory.  Bettevy brings to Brooks 30 years of utility industry experience in procurement, sales, and account management roles.  

“John brings a new perspective to our sales organization, having worked for more than 10 years in procurement at TXU/Oncor prior to entering the sales arena,” said Brooks Vice President of Marketing Scott...

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A Simple Solution to Post-Hurricane Power Restoration

Posted Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Natural disasters cause damage that can be devastating and confusing not only to homeowners but entire communities as well. People are left with the loss of personal property and uncertainty about what to do next. Emergency teams, and utilities work as fast as they can to provide solutions, but sometimes it is not that simple.

Restoring utility service after a natural disaster requires significant expense, equipment, and field services labor. Even after lines are replaced and power is restored to the...

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Brooks Utility Products Names Electrical Sales Expert Edward Hed to Lead Northwest Team

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2018

NOVI, Mich. (August 22, 2018) – Brooks Utility Products has named Edward Hed district sales manager for the northwest sales territory. 

“Ed brings a wealth of industry and technical experience to the role and a strong focus on customers that will translate into success,” said Brooks President Kevin Koder. Working directly for Koder, Ed will be leading Brooks in delivering profitable growth in both direct and indirect sales. He will manage all sales activities in Alaska, Hawaii,...

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Brooks Utility Products Names Product Design Expert Kayhan Vahdat to Lead Engineering Department

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2018

NOVI, Mich. (August 3, 2018) – Brooks Utility Products has named Kayhan Vahdat as its new director of engineering. Kayhan joins Brooks following an impressive career leading teams in the consumer electronics and automotive sectors.

“I am passionate about joining the Brooks leadership team as the Director of Engineering”, Said Kayhan. “I have high hopes and expectations for Brooks’ product development team and believe that my hands-on experience in various high-tech...

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Great Lakes Electric Meter School (GLEMS)

08/09/2021 to 08/13/2021

Kalamazoo,  MI

GLEMS originated in 1989 by a committee composed of members of electric utilities, electric utility manufacturers and experts in the utility field. A week of instruction and networking for employees in the electric utility industry. 

91st Annual Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin (MEUW)

08/11/2021 to 08/13/2021

Manitowoc,  WI

Southeastern Meter School & Conference

08/16/2021 to 08/19/2021

The Hotel at Auburn University

Auburn,  Alabama

Jennifer Lalaina will be teaching a session on Meter Test Switches & Security Devices. 

UMMA Winter/Summer Meeting

08/18/2021 to 08/20/2021

La Crosse,  WI

SWEMA Spring Meeting

08/30/2021 to 09/02/2021

San Antonio,  TX

University of Arkansas Electric Meter School

10/05/2021 to 10/08/2021

Fayetteville,  AR

The 68th annual University of Arkansas Electric Meter School will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas from October 5-8, 2020. 

SWEMA Texas Meter School

10/26/2021 to 10/29/2021

Bryan,  TX

SEMA Meter School

11/01/2021 to 11/03/2021

University of Florida

Kissimmee,  FL

This 3-day event will benefit beginning as well as experienced metering, energy management, customer service and power quality personnel by providing an opportunity to learn new solutions to common problems and to discuss new technologies with representatives of the utility industry. 

DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition

01/26/2022 to 01/28/2022

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Dallas,  TX