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Zigbee Alliance adds Freeman and Ingram

The Zigbee Alliance, an organization that offers open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced the addition of two new team members to steer change, guide, growth, and set new directions for the Alliance as it moves into a pivotal year for its members and the broader IoT market. Michelle Mindala-Freeman joins effective […]

Robert Archer · January 21, 2021

Premium Audio Promotes Tommy Jacobs

Premium Audio Company (PAC), has announced Tommy Jacobs has been promoted to senior vice president of sales and marketing in the Americas, overseeing the Klipsch Group and 11 Trading Company subsidiaries.  In this new position, Jacobs is responsible for business operation in the Americas for all Premium Audio Company (PAC) brands, including market penetration, sales and […]

Robert Archer · January 21, 2021

Rich Villafane Joins Nortek Control as Regional Sales Manager

Nortek Control has announced that Rich Villafane has joined the company as the new regional sales manager for its Security, Control Power/AV and Health and Wellness business lines covering the Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and the Florida panhandle territory. Villafane will utilize his security market expertise and product knowledge to help Nortek Control enhance its customer […]

Robert Archer · January 20, 2021

Honeywell Research Finds Majority of Workers Feel Unsafe at Work

Honeywell has released the results of a study on workers’ perceptions and feelings on the health and safety of their workplace. Conducted by Wakefield Research, the study surveyed 2,000 workers that typically work in buildings with 500 or more employees across the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and the Middle East.  The findings show that a staggering majority of the […]

Robert Archer · January 20, 2021

Access Networks Names Staub Electronics Canadian Distributor

Access Networks continues to strengthen its support of integrators and the evolution of the modern smart home through a new distribution partnership with Canadian electronics provider Staub Electronics. As the exclusive distributor for Access Networks in Canada, Staub Electronics will offer the full portfolio of Access Networks products, beginning Monday, January 18, 2021. The firm […]

Robert Archer · January 20, 2021

Jill Escol Premium Audio Company

Premium Audio Company Promotes Jill Escol

Premium Audio Company (PAC), a global audio company, has announced that industry veteran Jill Escol has been promoted to vice president of global brand communications. With 19 years of experience at the company, Escol will lead the strategy and implementation for the way PAC’s brands and products are marketed, communicated and experienced on a global scale. […]

Robert Archer · January 19, 2021

Dirac Realigns Executive Team, Friedrichsen new CEO

The Swedish digital audio company Dirac has announced a realignment of its executive team to better position the company to take full advantage of a growing and expanding range of new business opportunities.  Effective immediately, Peter Friedrichsen joins the company as chief executive officer (CEO) following the decision by long-time CEO and co-founder Dr. Mathias Johansson to […]

Robert Archer · January 15, 2021

Stardraw Hits Milestones has achieved two significant milestones during the 20th anniversary year of its incorporation: first, in 2020, for the first time in the company’s history, more than 250,000 user sessions for Stardraw Design 7 were logged. Secondly, as a result of new processes and practices introduced in 2019 to streamline the Product Request Service, the queue of […]

Robert Archer · January 15, 2021

Samsung SmartThings partners with Google

Samsung SmartThings, a global smart home automation brand, has announced a partnership with Google, bringing the company’s portfolio of Nest products into SmartThings, one of the largest IoT ecosystems. Through the integration, Google Nest devices, including thermostats, cameras and doorbells, will be “Works With SmartThings” (WWST) certified, allowing users to seamlessly control their smart homes through SmartThings.  […]

Robert Archer · January 14, 2021

Leviton Launches 2nd-Generation B2B Portal

Leviton has announced the availability of its second generation eBusiness platform: the Leviton B2B portal. The new online ordering system is designed with several enhanced features to simplify the critical needs of distributor procurement and sales professionals around the world.  “We are proud to introduce the next-generation eBusiness platform that further enables the productivity of Leviton […]

Robert Archer · January 13, 2021