Azione Welcomes 7 New Integrator Members to Home-Tech Buying & Networking Group

Industry vets from cyberManor, Stereo Exchange and System 7, along with other leading integration firms, join newer, eager firms as dealer members of Azione.


Chester Springs, PA (December 18, 2017) – Azione Unlimited (AU), an education and buying group made up of home-technology installers and manufacturers, has signed seven new dealers:

cyberManor – (Los Gatos, CA) cyberManor, led by Gordon van Zuiden, follows a “best of breed” integration philosophy. 

Evolve Technologies – (Dallas, TX) Evolve owner Joshua Allred and team entice consumers to “Enjoy more. Think less,” placing the focus on user-friendly home technology systems.

Front Row Audio Video – (Lawrence, KS) Front Row Audio Video, led by Patrick Cain, has been providing home theater, home automation and AV systems design and installation since 2005.  

Sound By Design Inc. – (Amarillo, TX) Sound by Design Inc. specializes in home theater, home automation, lighting fixture control, and security systems. 

Stereo Exchange – (New York, NY) Founded in 1984 by David Wasserman, Stereo Exchange is one of New York’s oldest and most highly regarded audio, video, and home theater retailers. 

System 7 – (Boston, MA) System 7, led by owner Gerry Lynch, comprises licensed architects, tech gurus and project managers. 

Tech Automation, Inc. – (Troy, MI) With an emphasis on the smart home technology experience, Tech Automation, Inc. designs and installs audio, video, lighting and control systems in any size home, under the ownership of Sean Hawley and Michael Perry.

“What do you get when you add high profile companies with superb principals to an organization? You get stronger and smarter,” says Azione president Richard Glikes. “With Dave Wasserman of Stereo Exchange, Gordon van Zuiden of cyberManor, and Gerry Lynch of System 7, you have three of the best minds in the business.

The wily vets in the group, combined with the young bright minds at Tech Automation, Front Row Audio Video, Evolve Technologies, and Sound by Design illustrates the “power of an integrator-based group all pulling in the same direction,” Glikes says. “Azione Unlimited is focused on building the best team of vendors and dealers with being ‘Perfect Partners’ as the ultimate goal.” 

van Zuiden says he is already seeing the value of membership.

“Joining Azione in the latter part of 2017, we have already enjoyed the benefits of being part of the group,” he says. “cyberManor is building a new pre-wire showroom and Azione's vendors have agreed to support us in this effort.”

van Zuiden also points to Azione's employee handbook and templates as valuable business tools.