SHAKOPEE, Minn. — June 14, 2017 —
RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial applications, today announced it has partnered with Connected Media in Australia and New Zealand, effective August 1, for both RTI and Pro Control brands. RTI will be working with Avation — the current distributor for this territory — to ensure dealers an easy and orderly transition to the new distribution partner.
“Connected Media’s strategy is focused on the RTI and Pro Control product lines,” said Mike Everett, Vice President of Global Sales, RTI. “The company’s experience in both residential and commercial markets will provide our customers with an excellent resource for sales and technical support, backed by dependable, trusted service.”
Connected Media will distribute and service the entire portfolio of RTI and Pro Control control and automation solutions. Centrally located in Sydney, Connected Media Australia’s office, warehouse, and demonstration facility will also give dealers in the region a dedicated venue for receiving hands-on training and product demonstrations. Connected Media New Zealand, headed by well-known CI industry identity Carey Dixon, completes the new partnership in New Zealand.
“We are very excited about and honored by this opportunity,” said Gerrit Ryan, General Manager of Connected Media Australia. “RTI has continued to stay at the forefront of the control technology evolution over the past 25 years. The company offers a powerful and sophisticated control platform and requires a focused distribution model to reach its full potential in our market. RTI will be at the center of Connected Media’s universe — not just another brand in the portfolio — allowing our customers to bring much needed value and custom control and automation to their installations.”
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Celebrating 25 years of innovation, RTI delivers the connected world to users’ fingertips via advanced control and automation systems for residential and commercial applications. The company’s award-winning solutions let users take complete control over their home or business with ease, bringing together entertainment, distributed A/V, lighting, climate, security, and more into one simple user interface. For dealers, RTI’s systems are backed by the company’s renowned Integration Designer(R) programming software, which allows them to deliver a completely customized control experience and powerful third-party integration.
Guided by a passion for redefining the limits of engineering, the RTI portfolio of powerful, yet affordable, central processors, A/V distribution products, Apple(R) and Android™ apps, in-wall touchpanels, and beautiful handheld remotes deliver smart and reliable control in elegant form factors. Part of the RTI family of innovative control solutions, the Pro Control line of easy-to-program handheld remote controls, control processors, and ProPanel(R) app are engineered with RTI’s advanced capabilities built-in and bring unprecedented value to professionally installed electronic systems. Together, RTI and Pro Control are setting the standard for enhanced, fully customizable control and automation solutions for every application.
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