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Pro Control Partners With SFM to Broaden Product and Service Offering Across Canada

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Sept. 12, 2016 — Pro Control today announced it has expanded its distribution network in Canada. SFM will now distribute Pro Control’s full lineup of affordable control solutions throughout the country, with the following local sales representation in the provinces: Robert Payne (British Columbia), Garnet Schmitz (Alberta), Stephen Klotz (Manitoba/Saskatchewan), Scott McGregor (Ontario), Paul Belair (Quebec and Eastern Ontario), Dave Power (Atlantic Canada).

“This partnership further extends our commitment to serving Pro Control dealers in Canada,” said Mike Everett, vice president of sales and marketing, Americas, for RTI and Pro Control. “Canadian dealers and integrators will now have access to exceptional service and support with SFM’s professional, customer-focused sales staff, marketing team, and service department.”

SFM’s fully trained sales team and technical application group will provide dedicated assistance to dealers and integrators throughout Canada. With SFM’s talented team of sales representatives, tech managers, and marketing professionals, integrators will be able to fully leverage the advanced capabilities of Pro Control’s solutions.

“We are thrilled to be working with Mike Everett and the entire Pro Control team,” said Steven Freytag, general manager of SFM’s Custom Installation division (SFM CI). “The sleek style and two-way control capabilities provided by the Pro24.z remote and ProLink.z processor will be welcomed into homes across Canada. Pro Control delivers a powerful solution that can control today’s complex home automation at the touch of a single button on a remote or iOS device with the ProPanel app.”

More information on the company’s full line of products is available at

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About Pro Control 
Pro Control combines advanced capabilities with unprecedented value to provide the ultimate control solution for professionally installed electronic systems. The product line includes affordable and powerful remote controls and processors, the ProPanel(R) app for iOS devices, and Pro Control Studio(R) software for intuitive programming and integration. The elegant handheld remotes have color touch-screen displays and are completely customizable. They can act as standalone remotes or sync with control processors using IR, ZigBee(R), or RF communication. The control processors provide rock-solid reliability along with advanced features such as control and feedback from iPad(R) and iPhone(R) devices and integration with third-party systems from today’s leading manufacturers. Efficient, automated PC programming and cost-effective price points make Pro Control products the perfect solution for applications from home theaters and media rooms to multiroom automation and conference rooms.

As a division of RTI, a company well-known for delivering advanced control and automation systems with expanded capabilities and customization for residential and commercial applications, Pro Control’s products benefit from a rich history of engineering that enables the company to provide efficient and affordable solutions for less demanding environments. More information is available at and

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Photo Caption: SFM’s sales and marketing team with the Pro Control team at SFM headquarters in Montreal, Quebec.

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