Chester Springs, Pa. - EchoTech has joined the Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA), raising the ranks of the A/V, installation and integration buying group to 61 members.
EchoTech is the second new member to join HTSA this month, following the addition of custom installer and systems integrator Studio AV.
Based in Omaha, Neb., EchoTech specializes in "creative technical design and aesthetic integration" incorporating A/V, control, motorized shading and lighting systems. It is a subsidiary of Echo Corp., which has produced industrial, commercial and residential products for more than half a century.
Founded by John Palser nearly seven years ago, EchoTech's stated mission is "to provide discerning clients with sophisticated home technology consultation and installation."
"We believe we have a bright future that fits nicely within the HTSA family of companies," Palser said. "A combination of our planned ... showroom that will be a one-of-a-kind destination location to anyone considering home technology in our region; the strong financial backing of a large parent company; and providing exceptional customer service with the best and brightest in our industry will make us a powerful force for promoting high performance in our region."
Added HTSA executive director Richard Glikes, "Following our goal of adding like-minded members in markets where we currently have voids, we are thrilled to welcome EchoTech to our family of dealers. EchoTech is extremely focused and dedicated to a number of our existing vendor partners, which makes this addition best for all parties."