Jun 20, 1996 12:00 PM
Stage Accompany USA appoints repair centerStage Accompany USA, Cincinnati, has signed an agreement with Davidson Electronics, New York, NY, for Davidson to be its authorized repair and warranty center.
Otari acquires rights to PicMixOtari, Foster City, CA, has bought the worldwide rights to the PicMix trademark from TG Systems. The PicMix product line consists of surround-sound monitoring and panning systems.
Gepco will distribute CommScope productsGepco International, Chicago, IL, will be the exclusive distributor of CommScope's audio and video cable products. CommScope is in Hickory, NC.
Oram hires 2001 MusicJohn Oram Professional Audio, Kent, England, has hired 2001 Music, Surrey, England, to handle all marketing and public relations.
Bogen starts customer satisfaction programBogen Communications, Ramsey, NJ, has started a new customer satisfaction program, the "Bogen-Backed" program. Orders received by 2 p.m. on in-stock items will be shipped the same day or shipping is free. Contractors who have registered their bids with Bogen will have 90-day price protection. The warranty period is now two years on C-series amps and other electronic products; the Gold Seal product line and the ProMatrix amp keep their three-year warranties. When a Bogen on-line technical support person certifies an installed product is "out-of-the-box" defective, a replacement unit will be sent overnight. Repair will be within five days, or the customer will be compensated accordingly.
Mueller buys IRPMatthias Mueller, executive vice president of the Mueller Group and president of AVM-Mueller GmbH, has bought IRP Professional Sound Products, Bensenville, IL.
PeopleKent W. Ewing is president of Leitch, Chesapeake, VA.
Doug MacCallum is vice president of U.S. operations for AKG.
Chris Ishoy is responsible for technical support for the professional products division of Denon Electronics, Parsippany, NJ.
Steve Frame is west coast project manager and Chip Graham is east coast project manager for Diamond Vision of Mitsubishi Electronics, Cypress, CA.
Susumu Hishikawa is president and CEO of Tamron, Ohmiya, Japan.
Panasonic Broadcast & Television Systems' Imaging Systems Division has appointed Charles McCready as product specialist supervisor and Eric Ho as product specialist for the closed-circuit video equipment and industrial cameras section.
George Maier is vice president of marketing at Artel Video Systems, Marlborough, MA.
June Ballew is notification products marketing manager at Wheelock, Long Branch, NJ.
Cees Jan Koomen is vice president and managing director of the Philips Semiconductors' Communications and Multimedia Business Group, Sunnyvale, CA.
Lawrence Pell is chief executive officer and chief financial officer and Tom Sutherland is president of American Video Communications, Los Alamitos, CA.
Director of sales for Systems Development Group, Frederick, MD, is Rick Peterson.
Chris Wolfe has joined SVS, Englewood, CO, as sales executive.
Marc Cote has joined Cavanaugh Tocci Associates, Sudbury, MA, as a junior staff member.
Tim Schaeffer is director of sales and marketing at Otari.
Joe Territo is marketing communications manager at Apogee Sound, Petaluma, CA.
Steve G. Romeo is CEO of the U.S. operation of IRP Professional Sound Products, Bensenville, IL. Billy J. Runyan is vice president of sales and marketing. Elisa Nusinow is director of finance and manufacturing.
Serving as Yamaha's pro audio commercial audio sales force are Larry Italia, western and Pacific northwest regions; Jeff Wilson, central region; Lon Brannies, southwest and southeast; Martin Dombey, mid-Atlantic and northeast regions.
Greg Silsby is commercial sound guy at Mackie Designs, Woodinville, WA.
John Falcone is vice president, marketing and sales, for the United States at Sennheiser Electronic, Old Lyme, CT. John M. Ruffner is manager of finance and administration.
Allen McAlister is domestic sales manager for Radio Design Labs in Carpinteria, CA.
Rick Wagner has been named national sales manager for Sanyo's security video products division, Chatsworth, CA.
Rob Urry is president of the Harman dbx Group, Sandy, UT.
John Garbutt is technical support specialist at Community Professional Loudspeakers, Chester, PA. Chuck McGregor will work in marketing relations. Premjit Talwar is the company's Middle East regional manager.
James Havlovik is manufacturing manager for Crest Consoles, Paramus, NJ.
Fender Pro Audio, Scottsdale, AZ, has appointed a dedicated professional audio sales team: Phil Johson in AZ, NM, OK, TX and LA; Peter Manno in MI, OH, KY, IL, IN, TN and parts of MO and PA; Ed Alves in the major California metro areas; and David Waters in MA, CT, NJ, NYC, Long Island, southern FL, Atlanta and portions of PA.
Rep NewsAudio Marketing, Joliet, IL, is rep for AdvantEdge Case and Monster Cable in IL, WI, MN, ND and SD.
Strategy Sales, Chicago, will cover ND, SD, MN and WI for DOD Electronics, Sandy, UT.
Panasonic/Ramsa, Cypress, CA, has appointed the M. Schneider Company as rep in the Rocky Mountain region.
Syn-Aud-Con will be represented in IN and KY by A/V Marketing, Indianapolis, and in AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, TX, UT and WY by Pro Tech Marketing, Salt Lake City.
Meridian Technologies, Inwood, NY, has appointed the following reps: Fiber Networks, southern CA; CBX Electronics, FL; MAR, Pacific Northwest; Island Associates, Caribbean; Source A/V, Canada; and I.D.M.C., TX, LA, AR and OK.
Soundcraft Canada, Montréal, will distributed JBL Professional in Canada.
SAV, Paris, is the French distributor of Questech, Wokingham, Berkshire, England, products.
A.V. Technology, Queensland, Australia, is the distributor for Inline, La Habra, CA, in Australia and New Zealand.
Hohner, Johannesburg, South Africa, will distributed Kart-A-Bag products in South Africa.
SoundTube has appointed a national sales rep team: Complete Marketing, northern CA, northern NV; DiModica & Associates, FL; Eaton Sales & Marketing, NY; Evans Sales & Marketing, TN, NC, SC GA, AL, MS; Loppnow & Associates, WA, OR, western ID, western MT, AK; McFadden Sales, OH, WV, western PA, KY, IN; Metro/North Marketing, NY metropolitan area; R.J. Throckmorton, southern IL, MO, KS, IA, NE; R.J. Marketing, eastern PA, MD, DE, VA, Washington, DC; RP Sales, MI; Warman Marketing, CO, UT, WY, NE, southern ID, eastern MT; Western Audio Sales, southern CA, southern NV, AZ, HI.
Palmieri Associates, Fairfield, MI, will rep for Cornell Communications, Milwaukee, WI, in the NY metro area and adjacent NJ counties.
Crescendo Associates, Hollywood, FL, is Nexo Rep of the Year.
Acoustisearch, Huntingdale, Victoria, Australia, is rep for Bag End Loudspeaker Systems, Barrington, IL, in Australia and New Zealand.
Technomad, Northampton, MA, has appointed the following reps: BenchMark Associates, Long Island, NY, in the NY metro area, Long Island, the Hudson River Valley, northern NJ and lower CT north to Fairfield County; and Oliver Marketing, Auburn, WA, in WA, OR, ID, MT and AK. The following companies distribute Technomad products internationally: Hibino Korea, Seoul, in Korea; Softir, spol. s.r.o., Prerov, in Czech Republic; HBL F–RS„LJNINGS AB,Uppsala, in Sweden; Prase Engineering S.R.L., Ponte di Piave (TV), in Italy; MOCOM - Moderne Communications, Wien, in Austria; ESA Audio, Clayton South, in Australia; Sound Media, Helsinki, in Finland; Sound Musikhaus –llerer, Freilassing, in Germany; PT. Indojaya Swasti Permai, Jakarta, in Indonesia; and Hacousto Holland BV, Berkel en Rodenrijs, in the Netherlands.June 1996 Business News >EN