By Lisa Johnston
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Melville, N.Y. — ADI has expanded its A/V branch demo program throughout North America. The dealer education program is currently available at more than 50 ADI branches across the region.
According to the company, the program will initially feature A/V solutions but ADI has plans to expand it to incorporate additional product categories.
Scottsdale, Ariz. — DBL Distributing has entered a number of recent distribution agreements.
The company entered an agreement with NXG technology to exclusively offer its Basix series, Pro Sapphier series and Ruby series of custom-installer targeted cables in the United States.
The distributor has also partnered with Bell'O to carry mounting solutions like its Mounting Kits for Dummies.
Finally, DBL is also now offering its customers outdoor weatherproof LCD televisions from its new partner, Pantel.
Edmond, Okla. — Petra Industries has mailed its latest catalog and has signed multiple recent distribution agreements.
The 1,232-page spring catalog mailed last month. It was redesigned and features more than 6,000 new products from more than 300 manufacturers; 65 of those manufacturers were new to the catalog.
As a result of a new partnership with Pinnacle Speakers, Petra will now carry a wide selection of Pinnacle's product line, including subwoofers, enclosure speakers and some in-wall speakers.
The company has also recently partnered with Elite Screens to carry a number of projection screens in a variety of sizes.
Carson, Calif. — New Age Electronics is now distributing a full selection of OmniMount home theater products.
According to the distributor, its recent acquisition by Synnex positions it to distribute OmniMount products to dealers nationwide from an expanded number of regional warehouse locations.
Charlottesville, Va. — The Advantage Group (TAG) is now distributing Pixel Technologies' satellite radio products throughout its national member facilities.
According to a release, Pixel manufactures professional accessories for use in satellite radio reception and distribution for high-end home, commercial and multi-dwelling unit installations.
New Berlin, Wisc. — J.H. Fagan will now offer Russound multiroom audio products in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Additionally, the two companies also expect to offer special dealer events and programs in this region.
North Syracuse, N.Y. — Wynit expects consumer demand for digital storage options to increase as consumers accumulate more digital files, providing opportunity for its dealers.
To meet this expected demand, the distributor has partnered with a number of external storage providers including G-Technology, Grass Valley, Iomega, Smart Disk/Verbatim, Simpletech, Western Digital and Wolverine Data.
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