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Feb 20, 1997 12:00 PM, The S&VC Staff

Denon chooses J.B. StantonJ.B. Stanton, NY, NY, is public relations agency for the consumer products division of Denon Electronics.

Belden expandsBelden Wire & Cable, Richmond, IN, bought the assets of the Alpha Wire division of Alpha Wire, Elizabeth, NJ.

Adam Hall buys Fane AcousticsAdam Hall Group, Chicago, has bought Fane Acoustics, Leeds, England. Clive West will head Fane's new technical team, and Jay Peabody will head Fane's expansion into North America.

Electrohome buys supplier, consolidates departmentsElectrohome, Kitchener, Ontario, has bought an equity interest in its supply partner, Robotel Electronique, Laval, Quebec, with an option to acquire 100% in two years. Also, Electrohome will market Robotel's SmartClass SC2000. Electrohome has consolidated its regional applications engineering, market development engineering and service-rework divisions into its Technical Services Organization. The organization will operate a technical-support hotline at 800-221-8025.

Dukane names Ancha Electronics as resellerThe contracting firm Ancha Electronics, Rolling Meadows, IL, will be a value-added reseller for Dukane, St. Charles, IL.

Audio Visual opens staging centerAudio Visual Headquarters expanded its staging division, opening AVHQ San Francisco Staging to serve as a full-service staging operation center. Bob Lassman will manage the operation.

Rank Group buys Digital ProjectionWith the help of the investment capital groups 3i and the Phildrew Ventures Fourth Fund, the Rank Group management team bought Digital Projection Limited, Middleton, Manchester, England.

New rep firm startedFive Senses Marketing, opened by Ralph Bauer, is at 1774 Heron Lane, Mound, MN 55364; telephone: 612-472-2542; fax: 612-472-6920.

ISR opens regional officesISR, Naperville, IL, has opened three regional offices in the past year: Austin, TX; West Palm Beach, FL; and Huntington Beach, CA.

AMX wins award, opens East Coast officeThe AMX WAVE Mini-TiltScreen Touch Panel won an Innovations '97 award at the winter Consumer Electronics Show in January in Las Vegas. AMX's eastern office is at 748 N. Bethelehem Pike, Suite 102, P.O. Box 620, Springhouse, PA 19477; telephone: 800-462-6946, 215-643-8571; fax: 215-643-2808.

DDA production movesDDA consoles will be produced at the Kidderminster headquarters of Mark IV Pro Audio Group.

AVI magazine joins K-IIIMcMullen Argus, the West Coast consumer-magazine of K-III Communications, has bought Audio Video Interiors magazine. K-III is parent company to Intertec Publishing, which owns S&VC.

PeopleSteve Hayes is chairman of CEDIA's marketing and public relations committee.

Randy Gipson is executive sales director at Rockustics, Aurora, CO.

Harry D. Eisengrein has joined Vidikron's sales and marketing staff in Jersey City, NJ.

Daniel Geiger is vice president of the advanced technology group of PSA Security Network, Denver.

Jeff Kwolkoski has joined David L. Adams Associates as a senior project consultant.

Joe Hardy is corporate director of engineering at Fairview-AFX, Dallas.

Russ Moore has become principal of the rep firm of Murphy & Cota, Atlanta.

Rick Kelley is vice president of domestic sales at Cardkey Systems, Simi Valley, CA. Leonard Chansky is vice president of engineering.

Charles M. Salter Associates, San Francisco, has hired Bob Skye as principal consultant.

Allan Nichols is vice president of sales and marketing for Soundcraft, Nashville.

Stephen Siegel is manager of the application support group at EAW, Whitinsville, MA.

Matthew Moore has joined Cavanaugh Tocci Associates, Sudbury, MA, as a full-time technical consultant.

Dan Drook is director of European and home theater sales at Da-Lite Screen in Warsaw, IN.

David Scheirman has joined JBL Professional, Northridge, CA, as director of tour sound marketing.

J. Otis Winters has joined the board of AMX, Dallas.

Francis Zee will lead Electrohome's Technical Services Organization.

Linda Godby is certification director at the Society of Broadcast Engineers, Indianapolis.

Stephen Turley is marketing director, Pete Clark is European technical support engineer, and Dave Powell is sales director at Harrison, Brentwood, TN.

Bob Ofenstein is engineering manager at THAT, Marlborough, MA.

Debbie Franklin is manager of eastern region operations in AMX's Spring-house, PA office. Bob Schradeley does technical support, and Grace Paoli is office coordinator.

The Audio Engineering Society has awarded its gold medal posthumously to Bart Locanthi (1919-1994). Floyd E. Toole won the silver medal, and Carolyn Davis, Donald Eger, David Griesenger, Cal Perkins and Ron Streicher are now fellows of the A.E.S.

Barbara L. Butler is director of marketing and communications at Fiber Options, Bohemia, NY.

Mike Maloney is market development manager for music products, and Steve Dupaix is director of RF products, at Mark IV Audio, Buchanan, MI.

Jon Weston is Cadac's U.S. operational and technical support engineer.

Rep NewsSoundTube has announced its national rep groups: Complete Marketing in northern CA and northern NV; DiModica and Associates in FL; Eaton Sales and Marketing in NY; Evans Sales and Marketing in TN, NC, SC, GA, AL, MS; Loppnow and Associates, WA, OR, AK, western ID, western MT; McFadden Sales, OH, WV, western PA, KY, IN; Metro/North Marketing, NY metropolitan area; R.J. Marketing, eastern PA, MD, DE, VA, Washington, DC; RP Sales, MI; and Western Audio Sales, southern CA, southern NV, AZ and HI.

Chris Grant Group, Oakville, Ontario, reps for Winsted, Minneapolis, in Canada.

Ron Tunks Sales reps for Community Professional Loudspeakers, Chester, PA, in NC, SC, GA, AL, MS and TN.

Vellone Communication, Montreal, is sales rep in eastern Canada for Peerless Industries, Melrose Park, IL.

Group One, Farmingdale, NY, will distribute KRK Systems products internationally.

Music Lines will rep for Special Projects, Reno, TX, in FL. Systems Marketing will rep in CO, UT, AZ, NM, WY, eastern ID and eastern MT.

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