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Group One relocates Group One Ltd., distributor for a variety of audio and lighting products, has moved to a new larger premises at 200 Sea Lane, Farmingdale,
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Feb 1, 1998 12:00 PM

Group One relocatesGroup One Ltd., distributor for a variety of audio and lighting products,has moved to a new larger premises at 200 Sea Lane, Farmingdale, NY 11735;audio division phone: 516-249-1399; lighting division phone: 516-249-3662;fax: 516-753-1020.

Raytheon sells SwitchcraftRaytheon, Lexington, MA, has completed the sale of its Switchcraftsubsidiary to a company organized by Cortec Group and Switchcraftmanagement. Headquartered in Chicago, the business will continue to operateunder the Switchcraft name.

Sound Systems Design Guide to be developedThe 1997 Theodore John Schultz Grant for Advancement of Teaching andResearch in Architectural Acoustics, sponsored by the Robert BradfordNewman Student Award Fund, has been awarded to Neil Thompson Shade,president and principal consultant of Acoustical Design Collaborative,Ltd., based in Falls Church, VA. The grant money will be used to developthe Sound Systems Design Guide for instructional use by faculty andstudents in schools of architecture. The work will cover the basics ofsound systems design, its integration within buildings and requirements forcontract documents.

TOA expands product-support groupThe product-support group at TOA Electronics, South San Francisco, has beenexpanded to deliver improved field and engineering support for its entireproduct line. The group is staffed by manager Paul Sears and productspecialists Chris Boehm, Noel Duckett, Ken Jorgensen and Steve Mate. Theymay be reached by phone at 800-733-4748, by fax at 800-733-9766 or viae-mail at

Audio-Technica and Electrotec form allianceAudio-Technica, Stow, OH, and international sound company ElectrotecProductions have formed a strategic alliance to develop, create andbeta-test microphones for the live-sound market.

Neutrik receives UL recognitionNeutrik, Lakewood, NJ, a manufacturer of connectors for pro-audioapplications, has received UL recognition on the X series XLR cableconnectors and DL series panel-mount connectors.

Telex and EV International mergeTelex Communications, Minneapolis, and EV International, Buchanan, MI, havemerged. The combined companies, controlled by affiliates of GreenwichStreet Capital Partners, will be headquartered in Minneapolis and willoperate as Telex Communications.

THAT Corporation to offer Ingenius technologyTHAT Corporation, Marlborough, MA, has been granted exclusive rights tosell and sublicense the Ingenius high-CMRR balanced line receiver, alow-cost, transformer-less solution to hum-and-buzz interference. Thecircuit was developed by Bill Whitlock, president of Jensen Transformers,Van Nuys, CA.

Philips and ADT form alliancePhilips Communication & Security Systems, Lancaster, PA, has formed apartnership with ADT Security Services, Boca Raton, FL. The companies willdevelop CCTV systems specifically designed and priced for retail andcommercial markets.

Vidikron adds facilitiesVidikron of America, Jersey City, NJ, has opened a facility at OneEvertrust Plaza, 11th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302; phone: 201-938-0099;fax: 201-938-1917. A Vidikron office in London has also been added, headedby European sales manager Janet Ridgway.

PeopleDavid Birch-Jones is the new marketing manager at Denon Electronics,Parsippany, NJ.

Tom Sutherland has been appointed executive vice president at IntegratedMedia Systems, Anaheim, CA.

The Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Association (CEMA) has promoted ToddThibodeaux to vice president.

Toshiba Security Products, Irvine, CA, has named George DeRosa manager ofnational sales.

Ian Magness is corporate webmaster at Crown International, Elkhart, IN.

Richard Harris, a 30-year veteran of the professional light and soundindustry, passed away on Dec. 18, 1997 after a brief cancer illness. Harriswas with Metro Audio, Bramley, Surrey UK.

Timothy Thornton is inside sales manager and Matt Woolery is outside salesmanager for Apogee Sound, Petaluma, CA.

Fujitsu General America, Fairfield, NJ, has promoted Carl Mandelbaum to theposition of national sales manager for the information and video systemsdivision.

Trompeter Electronics, Westlake Village, CA, has appointed Joe Norwood aspresident.

Paul Carelli has been named concert touring manager for Eastern AcousticWorks (EAW), Whitinsville, MA.

James D. Wolfe is sales director at Telemetrics, Mahwah, NJ.

Representative and Dealer NewsWorld Marketing Associates has been chosen to represent Acoustone,Brooklyn, NY, in Europe and the Middle East.

Lowell Manufacturing, Pacific, MO, has appointed Cardone, Solomon &Associates (CS&A) to represent the company in the eastern PA, DE, VA, MDand Washington, DC areas.

Meyer Sound Europe has extended its sales territory northward into Russiawith the appointment of I.S.P.A. of Moscow as its official Russian dealer.

Music Arts Enterprises (MAE), Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a full-line dealerfor BGW Systems, Hawthorne, CA.

Pacific Supply & Trading, Burbank, CA, is the exclusive distributor of theESO mixer line from Necklace.

Lumen Power Systems, Englewood, CO, will represent Tech Electronics,Norcross, GA, in CO, UT and WY.

BAG END Loudspeaker Systems, Barrington, IL, will be represented by BobWhite & Associates, Solon, OH, in OH, western PA and WV.

QSC Audio Products, Costa Mesa, CA, has named Plus Four Marketing, Concord,CA, its sales representative firm for northern CA.




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