DRACHTEN _ Whisperpower and Webasto have struck a global distribution partnership. The Dutch companies said Webasto’s Thermo & Comfort business unit was keen to add electrical power products and systems to its lineup and Whisperpower was looking to boost its global product reach.
WhisperPower makes hybrid and other power systems for superyachts and commercial vessels, ranging from 500 watts to 500 kW. Webasto markets heating, cooling and charging solutions.
WhisperPower products will be available via Webasto in many countries. And distributors, wholesalers, dealers and installers will be able to bundle key products to increase comfort on board of yachts, commercial craft and vehicles.
Both companies are active in the same market sectors. Webasto will market “complementary products offering a high level of innovation and customer benefit,” said Fabian Bez, head of Thermo & Comfort. For its part, WhisperPower gains access to sales specialists in technical solutions.
The partnership will help Webasto to become a key e-mobility market player, notably in heating solutions through better battery performance, high-quality battery systems and charging solutions and services to private and semi-public clients.