Utility customers to gain account services from regional agency with half century of electric industry product experience

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (March 30, 2017) – Brooks Utility Products, a supplier of electric metering products for the utility industry for 143 years, has engaged EV Smith Sales Co. Inc. to serve all Brooks customer accounts among investor-owned utilities in Texas and Oklahoma. EV Smith will also work with Brooks’ network of distributors to serve the public power market in the region.

“With more than 50 years in the electric metering space, EV Smith’s technical experience and strong relationships with utilities will be instrumental to strengthening customer connections in the region,” said Michael Pluff, Brooks’ director of sales. “I have worked with these guys for 25 years and no one knows metering like they do.”

The EV Smith agency, engaged by Brooks in February 2017, was formed in 1964 in Houston, Texas and now includes a sales presence in Dallas and Oklahoma City as well. The company specializes in material and equipment for electric utilities, specifically, items that are used by electric meter departments and distribution/substation departments.

“At EV Smith Sales, we work closely with our customers to develop enduring, trusted relationships. We are proud to represent some of the best manufacturers in the utility industry and happy to now work with Brooks,” said Randy Walker, owner and manufacturing representative at EV Smith.

Brooks’ customers will benefit from having sales members living in the territory they serve and providing coverage near them. The following employees manage their respective areas: Randy Walker (713-253-0319) in the Houston area and western Texas; Tom Haenszel (817-683-5222) in Dallas; Tom Steele (713-253-1078) in the Houston area and Southeast Texas to the Valley; Danny Rose (405-590-4447) in Oklahoma and parts of northern Texas; and Janelle Hoff (281-931-0403) in Houston and Dallas. For more information on EV Smith please visit their website at


About Brooks

Brooks Utility Products manufactures and supplies a complete line of metering related products for the utility industry. Brooks UP is part of the Tyden Group of companies, providers of innovative and customized security solutions and product identification technology. For more information about Brooks Utility Products, visit

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