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Mark IV Audio for sale Mark IV Industries, Amherst, NY, has announced the possibility of selling its audio division, including the Altec Lansing, DDA,
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Mar 1, 1996 12:00 PM

Mark IV Audio for saleMark IV Industries, Amherst, NY, has announced the possibility of selling its audio division, including the Altec Lansing, DDA, Dynacord, Electro-Voice, Gauss, Klark-Teknik, Midas, University Sound and Vega brands.

Audio Services changes nameAudio Services, North Hollywood, has changed its name to Location Sound. The company sells, rents and services professional, portable sound equipment.

Ampex magnetic tape operations sold to QuantegyQuantegy Acquisition, Redwood City, CA, has purchased the magnetic tape operations of Ampex. Jack S. Kenney is president and chief executive officer.

Meyer Sound wins awardMeyer Sound Laboratories, Berkeley, CA, has won the LDI Show's Sound Product of the Year Award for its self-powered loudspeaker line.

Crestron opens Hong Kong officeCrestron, Cresskill, NJ, has opened an Asian subsidiary, Crestron Asia, in Hong Kong. Tony Yeung and Kanny Leong will head the office, which is located at Flat 15, 4/F Wah Shing Centre, 11 Shing Yip St., Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong; telephone: 852-2341-2016; fax: 852-2344-0889.

Coffeen Fricke & Associates movesAcoustical consulting firm Coffeen Fricke & Associates has moved to 14873 W. 95 St., Lenexa, KS 66215. The telephone and fax numbers remain the same.

Recoton has movedRecoton corporate headquarters is now at 147 E. 57th St., New York, NY 10022; telephone: 212-644-0220, 800-742-3438; fax: 212-644-8205.

Sentrol acquires Fiber OptionsSentrol Lifesafety, Tualatin, OR, has acquired Fiber Options, Bohemia, NY. Corporate headquarters will remain at the same location, and Robert de Lia is staying on as president.

Richardson expandsRichardson Electronics, LaFox, IL, has opened Classic Components, a retail shop in the Akihabara region of Japan.

Security Associates movesSecurity Associates International has moved to Suite 100, 2101 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4142; telephone: 847-956-8650; fax: 847-956-9360.

PeopleDan Bruck is president of the acoustical consulting firm TRC, Seattle.

The tenth Wallace Clement Sabine medal was presented to A. Harold Marshall of the University of Auckland by the Acoustical Society of America. Marshall was honored for his contributions to architectural acoustics. This is the tenth Sabine medal awarded in 40 years.

Soundstream Technologies, Folsom, CA, has appointed Mark Spinella director of marketing and Larry Harrison director of North American sales, car audio.

Harman Pro North America, Northridge, CA, has named Tim Harrison national sales manager for Soundcraft.Magline, Pinconning, MI, has named Harry W. Davidson vice president of North American sales and Scott Fuller regional sales manager of international accounts.

Fairview-AFX, Dallas, has named Sam Peterson multigraphic systems account rep, Ricky Williams inside sales rep and Todd Tolton project manager of the technical operations group. Tolton is based in Oklahoma City.

Southwest Audio-Video, Scottsdale, AZ, has appointed Joe Julia custom sales manager.

Community Professional Loudspeakers, Chester, PA, has named Douglas T. Lansdale general manager.

Jesse Walsh Communications, Buchanan, MI, has appointed Christopher Shuler vice president of public relations.

Stephen A. Savitt is assistant sales manager at Telemetrics, Mahwah, NJ.

JBL Professional, Northridge, CA, has named Tom Weeber director of sales and Marc Spector director of marketing communications, worldwide. David Kimm is director of recording and broadcast products.

Freed International, Stuart, FL, has named Rosie Murphy director of operations and purchasing.

Clive Green & Co., Bedfordshire, England, has appointed Mike Mann head of sales, Europe.

Bogen Communications, Ramsey, NJ, has named Sheree Parke marketing manager for its engineered systems.

TOA has appointed Randy Millis sales manager for the southeast; Randy Moore is sales manager for the central United States; Brian Griswold is sales manager for the northeast and middle Atlantic states.

Kent Sheldon is director of sales and marketing and Kevin St. John Leja is director of market development for Sonance, San Clemente, CA. Sharon Runyon is marketing manager; Ernest Coulter is western regional manager; Kevin Garretson is eastern regional manager. Bill Kindel is the director of research and development.

Elly S. Valas has been appointed executive director of the North American Retail Dealers Association (NARDA), Lombard, IL.

Bridget McMenamin has joined Midlantic Marketing, Springfield, PA.

Rep NewsEAW, Whitinsville, MA, appointed Pro-Tech Marketing rep in its Rocky Mountain territory.

Sound Associates, New York, has made the following rep appointments: Mid-America Marketing, Burbank, IL, in WI, northern IL, IN and KY; and Cadon Technical Sales, Kansas City, MO, in IA, NE, KS, MO and southern IL.

Arcotronics, a division of Nissei Electronics based in Chatsworth, CA, has named E/W Electronics distributor for its line of capacitors.

Bogen Communications, Ramsey, NJ, has appointed Intelligent Systems Marketing rep in northern CA and northern NV; Action Sales and Marketing rep in southern CA and southern NV; Audio Biz rep in eastern WI and IL; Borman Marketing rep in western WI, MN, ND and SD; and Meyer Marketing rep in south and central FL. Glenn International, Carolina, Puerto Rico, is rep in Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo, Jamaica, Central America and Venezuela. Tele-Electric Sales, Glendale, AZ, will rep in AZ, NM, El Paso and Las Vegas. James Currey & Associates, Greenville, OH, will rep in IN and KY.

Silent Knight, Maple Grove, MN, has named PG Security Associates rep in Canada.

ARX Systems, Victoria, Australia, has named Young Rak Instrument, Seoul, rep for Korea.

Fiber Options, Bohemia, NY, appointed Vihon Associates, Tullahoma, TN, rep in AL, GA, TN, LA, MS, NC and SC.

Innovative Marketing, Norwich, NY, is rep for Symetrix, Lynnwood, WA, in upstate NY.

Lienau Associates is rep for Rolls, Salt Lake City, in the mid-Atlantic states.

Burle-Philips security systems has named Island Associates, Key West, FL, rep for the Caribbean islands and surrounding areas.

Mark IV Audio, Buchanan, MI, will distribute EASE 2.1 and EARS 1.1.

Meyer Sound, Berkeley, CA, has named Emerald Sales Center, Manila, distributor for the Philippines.

Wheelock, Long Branch, NJ, has appointed Todd C. Shearer director of marketing.

Spendor Audio Systems, Surrey, England, has named John Carroll managing director. Spendor is a subsidiary of Soundtracs plc.

Lighthouse Digital Systems, Grass Valley, CA, has appointed Alan R. Davis vice president of sales and marketing.

Christian J. Heidelberger is vice president and general manager of Software House, Waltham, MA.

Stu Moffitt is western regional sales manager for the audio division of Crown International, Elkhart, IN.

George N. Damon has joined Acoustical Design Group, Mission, KS, as senior consultant.

Steve Surfaro is systems development manager for the closed-circuit video equipment sales department at Panasonic, Secaucus, NJ.

Irwin Zucker is acting president and CEO of HTP International.

Mark Alspach is sales marketing manager for residential products at Crestron, Cresskill, NJ.

Cavanaugh Tocci Associates, Sudbury, MA, has hired Lincoln Berry as a full-time consultant.

Michael Creamer is senior sales engineer for Telecast Fiber Systems, Worcester, MA.

Ray Lepper, managing director of KEF Audio, UK, will act as president at KH America while the search for a permanent president continue.

Howard Mullinack is vice president, sales and strategic planning at Orban, San Leandro, CA.

Diane Stavropoulos is director of operations and Howard DeBow is director of marketing at Meyer Sound Laboratories, Berkeley, CA.

Anthony Paoletti, staff audiovisual consultant for Paoletti Associates, has been named the Bay Area chapter president of the International Teleconferencing Association (ITCA.)

Wayne Cook is national director of sales for Winsted, Minneapolis.

Silent Knight, Maple Grove, MN, has named Dave Kosciuk national distribution manager and Tricia May national accounts manager.




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