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Magma Reinvents Outdoor Cooking With Crossover Series Cooking System

LAKEWOOD, Calif., and BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/

Magma Products, a leading maker of premium marine and outdoor grills, announces the launch of its new Crossover Series, a versatile, portable cooking system built for RV travelers and tailgaters that delivers the durability and aesthetics of stainless steel with the ability to transform from stove to grill, pizza oven, griddle, or plancha. The Crossover Series is available exclusively online through BBQGuys, a leading e-commerce retailer for grilling and outdoor living products.

Boaters and sailors have trusted Magma’s high-quality grills in harsh saltwater conditions for over 45 years. Magma engineered the same dependability into the Crossover, using premium materials and construction, including brushed 304 stainless steel and cast aluminum. While the Crossover Series signals Magma’s entrance into the RV and tailgating markets, Magma will continue serving boaters with a marine version of the Crossover built with non-corrosive, mirror-polished 304 stainless steel.

Key Crossover features include: 

  • High-efficiency 15,000 BTU burner heats grill and pizza oven to 700 degrees, produces searing heat on griddle and plancha;
  • Piezo ignition provides easy, single-click start;
  • Available in single- or double-burner configurations; and
  • Dual folding side tables provide ample space for food preparation.

“RV travel and outdoor recreation have exploded in recent years, and we’ve seen a growing demand for a high-quality, durable cooking system that reimagines outdoor cooking. Whether frying bacon and eggs on the water, to grilling wings or baking pizza at a tailgate, or hosting Taco Tuesday at the campground, Crossover has you covered,” says Chris deRecat, CEO of Magma Products. “We want these outdoor chefs to savor their time outside, and not waste it fighting their equipment. We designed a system that’s as user friendly and dependable as their home kitchens.”

“BBQGuys is always looking for innovative new products that enhance our customers cooking and outdoor experiences. We are thrilled to expand our partnership with Magma, an industry-leading provider,” says Russ Wheeler, CEO of BBQGuys. “When we saw and tested the versatility and durability of Magma’s Crossover series, we knew immediately that it would be an exceptional cooking system to service RV and portable cooking needs. We look forward to launching this product in partnership with Magma exclusively on”

The Crossover Series is available only at BBQGuys. The Crossover Firebox starts at $549. All four cooktops are available or, as a bundle, at $1,339.

About Magma Products: Magma has been producing high-quality marine and outdoor grills, bait tables, cookware and more for over 45 years.

About BBQ Guys: BBQGuys is a leading e-commerce retailer of higher-end grills, grilling accessories and outdoor living projects for both homeowners and professional builders.

Magma Contact: Chris Hong  
970-924-0704 ext. 2103

BBQGuys Contact: Matthew Mirandi 

SOURCE Magma Products

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Aspekt Solutions, a Merion Portfolio Company, Acquires Nordic Medical Physics

GREENBELT, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aspekt Solutions, a leading provider of radiation oncology and radiology solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Nordic Medical Physics. This strategic acquisition increases the consulting capabilities and expands the geographic footprint of Aspekt Solutions

Nordic Medical Physics adds to the previous investments Aspekt Solutions has made in the past year. “I have known Norm and respected his accomplishments in the Medical Physics profession for decades,” said Arnie Able, President and Chief Physicist at Aspekt Solutions. “The addition of Nordic Medical Physics notably expands our geographical reach and our ability to deliver scaled solutions wherever needed and enhances our ability to successfully compete with larger and publicly-traded companies in our industry.”

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Jul 31, 2020

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) today completed the previously announced sale of its EOTech business to American Holoptics, an affiliate of Koucar Management.

With annual revenue of approximately $60 million, L3Harris’ EOTech business manufactures holographic sighting systems, magnified field optics and accessories for military, law enforcement and commercial markets around the world.

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Merion Answers the Question: Can Philly be a Financial Services Hub?

Gayle Hughes, a partner at Merion Investment Partners, paneled an event hosted by the Philadelphia Business Journal discussing Philadelphia’s status as a place for financial service companies to do business. Gayle was joined by partners from Hamilton Lane, Vanguard, Metlife and FS Investments to champion and highlight the financial services sector as an important vehicle of growth for Philadelphia and PA greater. Below is the full article from the 9/30/19 Philadelphia Business Journal publication.

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IPC Invites Zentech to White House

The Trump administration is praising IPC, an Association Connecting Electronics Industries and several of its member companies for their efforts to expand the skilled workforce. On July 25, an IPC group took part in a White House event marking the first anniversary of President Trump’s Executive Order to develop a national strategy to expand the skilled workforce. The event took stock of the progress made under that executive order and the related Pledge to America’s Workers, which called on private sector companies to step up their workforce upskilling efforts.

In recognition of the industry’s efforts, employees and executives from four IPC member companies attended Thursday’s White House event: Calumet Electronics of Calumet, Mich.; STI Electronics of Madison, Ala.; TTM Technologies of Santa Ana, Cal. and one of Merion Investment Partner’s portfolio companies, Zentech Manufacturing of Baltimore, Md.

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Acquisition Expands Indigo Signworks Capabilities and Marketplace Lead in the Midwest

CHANHASSEN, Minn., Jan. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Indigo Signworks has announced the acquisition of Sign Source, Chanhassen, MN. Sign Source is a privately-held sign company dedicated to serving regional and national clients with a strong presence in the Twin Citiesmarketplace since 1987.

“For over thirty years, the Sign Source team of dedicated employees created exciting solutions, including iconic signs, that helped customers make a major impact on their businesses locally and nationally,” said Indigo Signworks CEO Rick Schomburger. “Together, we will make it even easier for clients to get the signs and services their organizations depend on.”

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Merion Port CO Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners to Acquire Birner Dental

Plymouth Meeting, PA and Denver, Colorado – October  3nd, 2018 – Mid-Atlantic Dental Service Holdings LLC, operating as Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners, a dental support organization (“DSO”) dedicated to improving the delivery of dental services for dentists and their patients and a portfolio company of Merion Investment Partners III, L.P. &  S.C. Goldman & Company, LLC announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. (OTCQX:  BDMS) (“Birner”).

Birner was founded in 1995 and operates dental practice affiliates under the Perfect Teeth® brand throughout Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. With more than 100 dentists, Perfect Teeth’s philosophy of “letting dentists be dentists” melds perfectly with the “dental partnership” approach that has defined the business philosophy for both owners and associate dentists of Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners.

Founded in 2016, Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners offers dentists a DSO model that supports dental professionals by providing marketing, financial, practice information and other business services so dentists can focus on delivering the highest quality care to their patients. In addition, Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners offers associate dentists an opportunity to participate in the financial success of the practices. Over the last two years, Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners has built an exceptional management team with deep dental, operational, and entrepreneurial experience.

The acquisition will increase Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners affiliate offices projected annual revenues to more than $100 million.

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The former CEO of ad tech firm Undertone is starting his second act with his own investment fund — and his first big bet is an e-commerce agency

  • Ad tech veteran and former Undertone CEO and chairman Michael Cassidy has launched a family office fund, and his first big investment is in e-commerce agency BVAccel.
  • The idea is that as brands try to navigate e-commerce and build their own digital storefronts, agency partners like BVAccel can help them.
  • The fund, called August Spark, aims to address the gap in investor expertise in the marketing and businesses services space, according to Cassidy.

Ad tech veteran Michael Cassidy is embarking on his second act – and his first big bet is on the future of e-commerce.

The former CEO and chairman of ad tech company Undertone is trying to build a portfolio of profitable companies centered around technology and marketing services through August Spark, a family office fund he launched 18 months ago and runs with cofounder Stephen Wall.

His first big investment is in San Diego-based e-commerce agency BVAccel, which helps design, build, and optimize digital storefronts for several hot and up-and-coming direct-to-consumer brands. It also provides marketing services to clients, using data to map out the customer journey and optimize their e-commerce websites for conversion.

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IPS (a Merion Portfolio Company) Teams Up with Goin’ Postal

International Package Shipping Teams Up with Goin’ Postal to Offer Low-cost Shipping Alternative

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. & ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. – April 3, 2018 – PRLog — Goin’ Postal, a chain of retail shipping & receiving stores with hundreds of locations across the United States and International Package Shipping, a consumer-to-consumer consolidated shipping service to 43 European countries, today announced an innovative agreement that provides all Goin’ Postal franchisee owners and their customers access to utilize the low-cost shipping services that International Package Shipping offers.

All Goin’ Postal franchisee store owners are now able to expand their service offering and provide a new and exciting low-cost international shipping alternative to their customers.  The collaboration between Goin’ Postal and International Package Shipping enables cost-conscious customers to ship internationally for far less than previously possible while still getting reliable and trackable delivery.  Goin’ Postal’s more than 180 shipping outlets are conveniently located near dry cleaners, hardware stores, convenience stores and other neighborhood retail establishments; allowing its customers convenience and reach.  A list of the current Goin’ Postal locations across the United States can be found at
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