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CSI establishes office in Asia In order to better serve existing CSI product resellers and to take advantage of growth opportunities in Asia, Communications
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Feb 1, 1999 12:00 PM, Cindy Scullin

CSI establishes office in AsiaIn order to better serve existing CSI product resellers and to takeadvantage of growth opportunities in Asia, Communications Specialties,Hauppauge, NY, has opened a new regional representative office inSingapore. This office will manage sales efforts for the Asia/Pacificregion and expand CSI's sales and marketing efforts worldwide.

ASPI relocatesASPI Digital, Atlanta, moved its headquarters to 1720 Peachtree Street NW,Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30309: phone: 404-892-3200, 800-932-2774; fax:404-892-2512. The new facility provides more office space and astate-of-the-art conferencing and training room.

ProMix opens West Coast operationsProMix, the flagship company of Production Resource Group's (PRG) AudioGroup, opened a Los Angeles office under the direction of renowned sounddesigner, engineer and technician Gary Hardesty. Adding this audio companyto the existing lighting, scenery, systems and event companies in Las Vegasand Los Angeles completes the PRG services available west of theMississippi. Additionally, PRG has expanded its Canadian Operation with theannouncement of its opening a second store in Toronto. It joins the PRG/F&DScene Changes of Calgary joint venture Great Lakes Scenery, opened in 1997.With this local presence, ProMix can better serve its increasing number ofCanadian clients.

Impact Audio Visual expandsImpact Audio Visual, Burbank, CA, has completed construction of its newsales office. The new facility is located at 3088 Clybourn Ave. in Burbank,CA. The new structure will better serve a growing client base in the film,television, trade show, corporate and special events markets in SouthernCalifornia.

Cornell Comunications launches Web siteCornell Communications, Milwaukee, has designed a Web site atwww.cornellinc.com to provide current and prospective customers with up todate information regarding the company and its products, and to give them ameans for communicating electronically with Cornell sales staff.

New THX standard provides brand extension opportunityLucasfilm THX introduced THX Select, a new set of performance standards formid-priced receivers and speakers that creates significant brand extensionopportunities for consumer electronics manufacturers and step-up optionsfor retailers. The new standard is based on the same basic values as theoriginal Home THX specification, now called THX Ultra. Both categories willbe under the Home THX Program. THX Select encompasses A-V receivers andloudspeaker systems. THX Select A-V receivers and loudspeaker systems willbe more affordable because of lower power requirements. All current THXproducts will be re-badged as THX Ultra.

Rean premiers Web siteRean Products, Lakewood, NJ, has created a Web site at www.rean.com. Thesite features information and dimensional drawings of the company's fullline of professional audio products.

Newly honored Theo Kalomirakis Theaters adds new line of theatersTheo Kalomirakis Theaters, New York, recently won the Custom Design andInstallation Association (CEDIA) Award for Best Dedicated Theater Over$75,000 and the CEDIA Award for Best Dedicated Theater $25,000 to $75,000.In light of these awards, the company has introduced a new program to offersix custom-designed Theo Kalomirakis Original Theaters at a price point($40,000 to $100,000+) that is affordable to the mainstream millionaire.The theaters will be offered as complete home theater environment packagesand will be marketed through custom electronics installers.

ACT Videoconferencing announces distribution agreementACT Teleconferencing, Denver, announced a distribution agreement withToyoda Machinery USA Corporation to sell and market Toyoda's Virtual Techvideo product line. ACT Videoconferencing, a subsidiary of ACTTeleconferencing, will become the exclusive sales and marketing agent forthe manufacturing company's latest innovation, a two-way wireless audio andvisual communication system.

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