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Lutron relaunches division Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, PA, has relaunched its commercial A-V division to offer lighting control products for use
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Apr 1, 1998 12:00 PM

Lutron relaunches divisionLutron Electronics, Coopersburg, PA, has relaunched its commercial A-Vdivision to offer lighting control products for use in corporateboardrooms, conference rooms and videoconferencing center applications.John Forney, the company's director of sales for commercial A-V accounts,heads the effort.

Intelix adds to facilityIntelix, Middleton, WI, has added a new building to its facility. Thetwo-story, 9,000 ft squared (836 meter squared) site includes a multimediapresentation room, computer-controlled manufacturing machinery andengineering and sales office space. Intelix, a manufacturer of professionalaudio distribution mixers, recently celebrated ten years serving the A-Vcontractor market.

TC Electronic and Yamaha form allianceTC Electronic, Westlake Village, CA, and Yamaha, Buena Park, CA, havedeveloped the TC UNITY, the first effects plug-in card for the Yamaha O2Rdigital recording console.

Atlas/Soundolier creates Web siteAtlas/Soundolier, Fenton, MO, has a new Web site Visitors may view current product information,request literature, find the representative in their area and e-maildepartments within the organization.

D. Pagan Communications relocatesD. Pagan Communications is moving to 775 Park Ave., Suite 105, Huntington,NY 11743; phone: 516-784-7865; fax: 516-784-7866;

AmPro wins awardAmPro, Melbourne, FL, was presented the '98 Innovations Award at theConsumer Electronics Show for the ALICE DLP projector.

Sennheiser makes donationSennheiser Electronic president of marketing and finance Stefan Exner andSennheiser UK managing director Paul Whiting presented Elton John with adonation for the Elton John Aids Foundation.

Bose launches Web siteBose, Framingham, MA, has launched its new Web site at Itcontains more than 300 pages of information about the company's history,technology and products.

QSC Audio expands facilitiesQSC Audio Products, Costa Mesa, CA, has expanded its manufacturingfacilities by 10,000 ft squared (929 meter squared) to make room for newproduction equipment.

Da-Lite Screen receives honorDa-Lite Screen, Warsaw, IN, was recognized by Home Theater magazine at the1998 International Consumer Electronics Show. The company's Cinema Visionprojection screen fabric was named one of the consumer electronicsindustry's most exemplary home theater products.

TERK and RF-Link form partnershipTERK Technologies, Commack, NY, and RF-Link Technology, Torrance, CA, haveformed an alliance to introduce a new line of wireless multiroom A-Vsystems.

Parasound extends warrantyParasound will offer a ten-year warranty on its electronic components andindoor loudspeakers. The San Francisco-based manufacturer specializes inaudio, home theater and architectural audio components.

Sharp offers support lineThe LCD products group at Sharp Electronics, Mahwah, NJ, now offers atoll-free support line for customers who need assistance with any Sharp LCDor professional video product. The number is 888-LCD-SHARP (888-523-7427).

Mackie signs agreementsMackie Designs, Woodinvile, WA, has entered into an OEM supply agreementwith Radio Cine Forniture S.P.A. of Reggio Emillia, Italy, a designer andmanufacturer of professional audio products. This will allow Mackie tofurther develop its loudspeaker/monitor series and expand its professionalaudio product line. The company has also completed a development agreementwith IVL Technologies Ltd., which specializes in signal processing anddigital audio effects technology. Under the agreement, Mackie will havecertain proprietary rights and exclusive access for selected softwareeffects for use onboard its Digital 8 Bus mixing console.

Audio-Technica establishes Web siteAudio-Technica, Stow, OH, has launched a new Web site It features a comprehensive product catalog,interactive on-line applications, recent press releases and corporateinformation.

Crestron and Electrohome sponsor schoolCrestron, Rockleigh, NJ, and Electrohome, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, aresponsors of the International Communications Industries Association (ICIA)Install School. The companies will provide financial contributions,technical input, training personnel and marketing campaigns for educationalpurposes. The Install School offers hands-on training and CD ROM/Web-basedinstruction and testing for industry professionals.

EVI purchases share holdingEV International has bought a minority share holding in Shuttlesound Ltd.,one of its distribution companies. The business encompasses distributioncompanies Shuttlesound Ltd., Pro Audio Group and Systems Company (Sysco)engineering consultancy.

Chemtronics opens warehouseChemtronics has opened a new warehouse in Singapore to serve its PacificRim customers. A manufacturer of specialty chemical aerosol and liquidproducts, Chemtronics is based in Kennesaw, GA.

Extron offers trainingExtron Electronics, Anaheim, CA, has started Extron School on the Road, aregionally based, technical training program. Designed for those involvedin the use or sale of computer-video interfacing and distributiontechnology, the program comprises a series of two-day courses offeredthroughout 1998. For more information, contact Jane Hodgdon, trainingcoordinator, at 714-687-6558.

CSC acquires GNWCCommunications Supply Corporation (CSC), Stamford, CT, has completed thepurchase of GNWC Wire, Cable and Network Products (GNWC). GWNC is adistributor serving the voice, data, low-voltage and industrial marketplace.




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