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Apollo Presentation Products acquires CTI Apollo Presentation Products, Long Island, NY, has bought CTI, an English distributor of overhead projectors
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Nov 20, 1996 12:00 PM

Apollo Presentation Products acquires CTIApollo Presentation Products, Long Island, NY, has bought CTI, an English distributor of overhead projectors and projection screens.

Balboa opens New York and Chicago officesBalboa Capital, Irvine, CA, a high-tech equipment leasing company, has opened a White Plains, NY, office at 3 Barker Ave., second floor, White Plains, NY 10601; telephone: 914-993-0080; fax: 914-993-3358. Its Chicago office is at 1 Pierce Place, Suite 500E, Itasca, IL 60143; telephone: 708-250-3988; fax: 708-250-3989.

Lucent Technologies will support Panasonic's VisionSeriesLucent Technologies, a spin-off of AT&T, will handle worldwide installation and service support for the VisionSeries videoconferencing system from Panasonic, Secaucus, NJ.

IED opens West coast officeDavid Scheirman is western regional manager for Innovative Electronic Designs at its new office at 321 High School Road NE #252, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110; telephone: 206-780-5029; fax: 206-780-5775.

Paul Veneklasen (1916-1996)Acoustical consultant Paul S. Veneklasen died on May 21. Educated at Northwestern University and UCLA, he worked for Altec Lansing and conducted submarine-detection research at MIT before founding Veneklasen and Associates in Santa Monica, CA. The company specialized in sound and acoustics for the performing arts.

Anicom buys two companiesAnicom, Rosemont, IL, has bought Norfolk Wire & Electronics, Virginia Beach, VA, and Western Wire & Alarm of Denver.

Toshiba reorganizes security products groupToshiba America, Irvine, CA, has merged its CCTV sales group with Toshiba America Information Systems. The new group, Toshiba Security Products, is a separate business unit under the Toshiba Imaging Systems division.

Intelix expands warranty programIntelix has extended its product warranty to two years, including an optional half-year extension. Intelix will fix a product or replace it free of charge.

Sharp opens new LCD plantSharp has opened a plant in Mie Prefecture, Japan, which will produce high-end LCD displays.

Barco movesBarco has moved to 3240 Town Point Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144; telephone: 770-218-3200; fax: 770-218-3250.

Sharp and Sony join forcesSharp and Sony will collaborate on the development of large-screen flat display panels, producing a liquid crystal flat display with a 40 inch (1 m) range and a wide viewing angle.

Greyfox Systems and U.S. Tec form partnershipGreyfox Systems, Pittsburgh, and U.S. Tec, Canandaigua, NY, will work together to develop and market residential automation and communications products based on the CEBus architecture.

David Carroll Electronics creates spin-offDavid Carroll Electronics, Richmond, CA, has created a new company, Signal Transport, devoted to the development, manufacture and marketing of products for audio, video and data integration.

PeopleRonald Cote is manager of marketing services at Ripley, Cromwell, CT. Maurice "Moe" Covino, is the general manager.

Shure Brothers, Evanston, IL, has named Steve Johnson director of wireless and circuitry products.

Robert Newhuis is national sales manager for Middle Atlantic Products, and he will be based in the company's new distribution facility in Alsip, IL; telephone: 708-489-6376; fax: 708-489-5780.

The THX division of Lucasfilm, San Rafael, CA, has made the following appointments: Anthony Grimani is director of consumer technologies, Stephen Shenefield is director of licensing and product development, and Robert Kistner is market development strategist. Monica Dashwood is general manager of the THX division. Susan Griffin is director of the THX digital mastering program.

Gasper J. Sciacca is associate principal, and Matthew B. Jones is staff consultant at Paoletti Associates, San Francisco.

Dennis Goettsch is design services manager and Bob Kalkert is engineering services manager at EAW, Whitinsville, MA.

Scott Rundle is director of marketing at the Equity group, parent company to B&W, Rotel and Rock Solid Sounds, North Reading, MA.

On Stage Audio, Elk Grove Village, IL, has shuffled some of its management people around. Mario Educate, president of OSA, will work out of the Las Vegas regional office and Thomas Nicks, OSA vice president, will head up the Chicago office. Jim Risgin has joined the company as a lead audio engineer.

Patrick Mountain is vice president of sales and marketing for BIC America, Stow, OH.

Craig Park is vice president of integrated system design at EIS.

Joel Rollins is director of education and training at Extron Electronics, Anaheim, CA. Randy Tritz is the sales manager.

Marian Sandberg is marketing/communications assistant at Group One, Farmingdale, NY.

Kurt Metzler is a rep with Derek Allen Associates, Toluca Lake, CA.

Gregory M. Wolfer is director of sales for conference calling services for Gentner Communications, Salt Lake City.

Ron Davis, chairman of Security Associates International, Arlington Heights, IL, and S&VC author, delivered his 1,000th keynote address/seminar for burglar and fire alarm dealers.

Ridge Nye is vice president, sales and marketing, for the U.S. operations of Soundcraft, Nashville, TN.

Frank Campbell is outside sales manager, southeast region, and Alan Majewski is sales manager, central region, at ADI, Syosset, NY.

Joel Motel is director of sales and marketing for Mark IV Pro Audio Group North America, Buchanan, MI.

Karl DeManss is product marketing manager and Charles S. Moore is national sales manager for Panasonic's presentation systems group, Secaucus, NJ.

Gordon Moore is vice president of sales at Lectrosonics, Rio Rancho, NM.

Rep NewsSoundtracs, Surrey, England has named two international reps: KEM Electronics, Athens, Greece; and Syncrotech New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand.

TC Electronic US, Westlake Village, CA, is the North American distributor for DK Audio of Denmark.

Construction Electronics will distribute Rauland-Borg, Skokie, IL, products in southern CA.

Sound Marketing will rep for QSC Audio Products, Costa Mesa, CA, in northern IL, western WI, KY and IN; CM Sales will rep in MI; and Excellence Marketing will rep in MN, ND, SD and eastern WI.

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