SIDUS appoints Eddie Villalobos as Operations Manager

November 1, 2020 (San Diego, CA) SIDUS Solutions is pleased to announce the hiring of Eddie Villalobos, as their new Operations Manager. Eddie will manage both the Production and Engineering Departments. By additional emphasis ensuring a safe work environment to create good quality products for our customers. He intends to improve productivity through new business performance systems and advancing the training of our employees. “To be a great leader I think a person must be able to assess any situation, strategize and execute a plan and learn from those instances to continuously improve operational performance. I am excited about the opportunity to be a part of a team with huge potential and the desire to drive improvement and growth.” Said Eddie Villalobos – SIDUS Operations Manager Eddie has previously worked at Teledyne Impulse for 7 years as Senior NPD Engineer, by 2014, he became the Manufacturing Engineering Manager at Apem, Inc. Moving on with his career in 2017, Eddie became the Mfg. Engineering Manager at Cubic Corporation and in 2020 has become Operations Manager here at SIDUS. Beginning his career as an engineer in the Oil & Gas industry and oceanographic product applications; his knowledge of key markets, leading players and management made him the perfect choice. His significant asset is a calm yet direct personality to assist with personnel management and administrative activities. Villalobos holds 2 degrees; Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from UCSD: Jacobs School of Engineering and his MBA from University of Phoenix; additionally, is a Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt with several projects of experience. “We are excited to have a leader like Eddie to join... read more

Planet Ocean Press Release

PRESS RELEASE   Planet Ocean Ltd is pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with SIDUS Solutions LLC for the UK and Ireland.   We are delighted to announce the signing of an exclusive representation agreement with San Diego based SIDUS Solutions LLC.  SIDUS provides the very best undersea situational awareness equipment available today.  There extensive product offerings include high-definition cameras, electric pan and/or tilt positioner systems, feature rich underwater lighting and projection lasers.  The SIDUS product range also comprises laser scan video systems, and integrated light/strobe/laser systems.  More over SIDUS has the full technical capability to undertake bespoke challenges address emerging problems in automated undersea inspection and visualisation.   Planet Ocean M.D Terry Sloane commented “Our partnering with SIDUS builds upon our experience of supplying high quality underwater robotics in the form of ROV & AUV technology and we are delighted to once again team with an innovative, industry leader in their field who provides cutting edge equipment with capabilities that push the boundaries.”   Planet Ocean will be providing pre and post-sales support and first level service from their Camberley Surrey base.   For more details about SIDUS Solutions products contact or  Visit:   About Planet Ocean, Ltd. Planet Ocean Ltd is a privately owned UK Company headquartered in Surrey, 35 km South West of London and with R&D facilities with the NOC Southampton MRIC. Planet Ocean represents some of the World’s leading manufacturers of oceanographic and scientific instruments and systems.    About SIDUS Solutions. Established in 2000, SIDUS is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business integrated systems provider of security... read more

Chris Thayer Press Release

PRESS RELEASE SIDUS appoints New Business Area Manager    Chris Thayer joins the SIDUS Team expanding their presence in the Houston/GoM Area   May 5, 2020 (San Diego, CA) – SIDUS Solutions, is pleased to welcome aboard Chris Thayer as their newest member to the SIDUS Sales Team as Business Area Manager.  Based out of Houston, TX, Chris will cover the Eastern US and Gulf of Mexico territory.  His responsibilities will include; strengthening existing customers connections, making sure their needs are met and developing new partnerships and markets within the region.  With his years of industrial customer experience, he will be remotely supporting the company’s growth plans going forward.   “I am excited to be a part of the Team at SIDUS; to help support our customers in Houston, along the Gulf of Mexico and the East coast,” said Chris. “I look forward to deepening current market share, while helping to expand growth in new industries.”    Prior to joining SIDUS, Chris worked in business development and sales roles over the course of 13 years. He achieved successful sales in Subsea, Energy, Maritime, Military, Renewable and Environmental, Surveillance and Security industries.  He brings a broad range of professional experience, making him a great fit for SIDUS.  With his team driven approach to engineering solutions and appreciation for the commercial needs of our customers, Chris has a vision is to pursue business awareness. He is a strong believer in client satisfaction through clear communication and mutually assured relationships.   Leonard Pool, Director of SIDUS, commented, “Chris is a self-starter that requires little supervision.  Working with Chris for the past 1... read more

COVID-19 Update

SIDUS Solutions will remain open and continue to operate in compliance with the State of  California’s ordinance. We are continuing to serve our customers and community through these complicated times. Right now, with new restrictions placed here in California , SIDUS works in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security and we have the responsibility to maintain a normal work schedule. We are taking these orders seriously, but again, SIDUS will remain open for business and we are following the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as State and local government officials. At this time, we will be shipping solely with delivery companies, there will be no in-person pickups. We will continue to assess the conditions as the COVID-19 situations evolve. SIDUS’s goal is to provide the highest customer service and support, with these changes, our hours have not changed and our sales team hours continue to operate as usual. We are here to support your every need and are dedicated to ensure the critical functions to our public health and safety as well as economic and national security. Thank you for understanding and please contact us for any of your needs. It is SIDUS’s mission to provide superior products, solutions and service to our global customer... read more

SIDUS Leonard Pool presenting at World Ocean Forum

Leonard Pool, SIDUS Managing Director, has been invited by the World Ocean Forum Committee to present at The 8th Annual World Ocean Forum in Busan, Korea. Mr. Pool will be presenting on the prerequisites of closed video recording for underwater programs. Leonard is looking forward to his trip to Korea, meeting the other distinguished speakers and to share his experience and knowledge of the subsea industry. World Ocean Forum 2014, LP bio for prerequisite of closed video recording for underwater programs,... read more

SIDUS Solutions awarded

SIDUS Solutions received an award for 10 years of participation in the Student Intern Program administered through the San Diego chapter of the Marine Technology Society. For 10 years SIDUS has provided a six-week summer experience for motivated high school students. The students were provided with a hands-on, science/technology experience, building important scientific, technical and employment skills under the direction of a workplace mentor. This year, Tristan Murphy, student at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego, joined the team. To read his story, click here. SIDUS Solutions is very proud of their involvement in this program and will continue to do... read more


SIDUS Solutions exhibited at the OCEANS ‘12 MTS/IEEE event held in Hampton Roads (VA), October 14 to 19. This event was a perfect venue for SIDUS to address and connect with existing clients and key decision makers that work on the Eastern Coast of the U.S. either in technology, maritime or the U.S. Government. This year’s theme was “Harnessing the Power of the Ocean”, and it was driven to identify seven societal benefits: – Improving predictions of climate change and weather, their effects on coastal communities and the nation – Improving the safety and efficiency of marine operations – Mitigating the effects of natural hazards – Improving national and homeland security – Reducing public health risks – Protecting and restoring healthy coastal marine ecosystems – Enabling the sustained use of marine resources Each of these areas is important to the wellbeing of SIDUS staff, the company and the people they serve. With their cutting-edge subsea video cameras, lighting and robotic positioning devices for extreme environments, SIDUS actively helps harness the power of the ocean and was thankful to join this event to raise awareness for these... read more

SIDUS Solutions support MTS Society Summer Intern Program

San Diego, CA – October 16, 2012 As part of their way to give back to the community and support future engineers, SIDUS Solutions supports the MTS Society Summer Intern Program. This year, Tristan Murphy, student at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego, joined the team. Tristan Murphy, student at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego with oil filter systemPart of this program is giving students interested in Marine Technology the opportunity to experience the working world. Within six weeks Tristan was shown how the company works and what the responsibility of the engineering department are, from filing to building prototypes. During his internship at SIDUS Solutions, Tristan built an oil filter system designed to recycle the white mineral oil used in SIDUS’ pan & tilt units. The project was a success and the system he built is being used today. Tristan also visited NASSCO, accompanying Managing Director Leonard Pool, for the commissioning of the TAK-E 14 ship equipment that SIDUS supplies. This was a great opportunity to see how SIDUS’ equipment works in the field and have a tour of a shipyard. SIDUS Solutions hopes Tristan enjoyed himself and wishes him all the best for his future. For more information on the MTS Society Summer Intern Program and how to join, please visit the website:... read more

SIDUS Solutions and Top Side Offshore Technology join forces

Topside Offshore Technology has joined forces with security and survelliance system specialist Sidus Solutions Inc. to form a new indentity, Sidus Solutions LLC. Topside Offshore Technology and Sidus Solutions will together provide the end user one-stop shopping for hazardous area CCTV monitoring equipment as well as sub-sea cameras systems. Sidus already offers a broad product range of sub-sea cameras, lights, lasers and positioning systems and with this merger both companies can now provide the industry with an even more complete CCTV solutions. From crane camera systems to deep water inspection packages, the new partnership will provide the highest level of service and support by both companies. Leonard Pool states, “With this merger our customers will enjoy the benefits of a complete managed camera system for topside systems and sub-sea. Both of our products lines compliment each other extremely well. Also our agents and dealers globally will also benefit by being able to provide a total solution to their customers.” For our products visit our websites and... read more
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