Leviton & Samsung SmartThings Partner on Automation Package

Leviton announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with Samsung’s SmartThings division to offer a simple home automation starter package that will be made broadly available through distributors and the “professional dealer” market. Designed to be an affordable, … Continue reading

Horns Now Available from Chane Music and Cinema

A dramatic new high-end line of loudspeakers, Horns by Auto-Tech, is now available from Chane Music and Cinema, the newly appointed North American distributor/retailer for the brand. The brand offers five different systems, each of which features the use of … Continue reading

Conflicts Force Aim High Audio to Split Rep & Distribution Businesses

Aim High Audio Sales & Marketing and AHA Distributing are separating, the company announced on Tuesday of this week. A prepared announcement from president and founder Chris Gilray, noted that the separation will allow each company to focus on its dramatic … Continue reading

Allnet Distributing Opens Outlet in Indianapolis

Allnet Distributing, the large Chicago-based custom integration-focused distribution company founded by former AVAD principal Wally Whinna, announced that it has opened an outlet in Carmel, IN, an area just outside of Indianapolis. The new location will take over responsibility for servicing … Continue reading

SupplyStream Says Its All About the Search

SupplyStream, the industry product-line aggregator that offers dealers and integrators a web platform with cross-vendor consistency in product and pricing information, announced today that it has upgraded its search function based on feedback from current users. The company also says … Continue reading

AVAD Kicks Off a New Year of Vendopaloozas

AVAD, LLC, the custom integration-centric distribution division of Ingram Micro, announced today that it is launching its 2015 Vendopalooza program, the seventh year it has offered the traveling mini-trade show for dealers. And first up in the event schedule is … Continue reading

DOW Electronics Expands Into TX & OK via Acquisition of Eagle Distributors

Tampa, FL-based DOW Electronics, Inc. announced this week that it has reached “an agreement in principle” to acquire Eagle Distributors, LLC of Kenner, Louisiana. The deal, which represents a rather dramatic expansion of DOW’s geographic reach, is expected to close … Continue reading