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CE Pro 100 Names Top Home Theater Seating Brands

Ahead in the seating category with the slimmest of leads, CinemaTech edges out Salamander Designs and Fortress.

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CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, security and more.

In this category-by-category breakdown, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in 55 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.


As competitive as the Seating category has been over the years, it is even more so in 2017. Ahead in the category with the slimmest of leads, CinemaTech edges Salamander Designs and Fortress.

Like many categories, this one is growing as more than two dozen companies received mention.

See the full report here.

Top 6

CinemaTech: 21

Salamander Designs: 20

Fortress: 19

Cineak: 10

Acoustic Innovations: 8

United Leather: 8

Other Brands

Palliser: 7

RowOne: 7

AcousticSmart: 4

Cinema Design Group: 3

Front Row: 3

Bass: 2

Bell’O: 2

El-Ran: 2

Premiere: 2

Octane: 2

Theater Store.com: 2

Acadian: 1

American Treasures: 1

Continental Seating: 1

Custom: 1

Improved Image: 1

Jaymar: 1

Leather Creations: 1

Oasis: 1

Texas Theater Seating: 1

See the full report. 

About the Author

Robert Archer
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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass.

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