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Catalyst AV member Custom Partners held an official dealer appreciation day, sponsored by Lutron at the company’s facility in Plainview, N.Y. According to Custom Partners, the “mini CEDIA EXPO” greeted a steady flow of dealers who received a sincere thanks for keeping the last 18 months going strong for their customers. “No sales gimmicks, no […]
Robert Archer · October 05, 2021
Top distributors share their secrets to overcoming the pandemic and how they managed to help the industry overcome the labor shortage that impacted so many businesses.
Andrew Nichols · July 28, 2021
Some of AV’s top distribution executives share their thoughts on how the industry managed to overcome the global supply shortage and continue to supply integrators with products.
Andrew Nichols · July 26, 2021
AHA Distributing, a distribution company in the Southeast, is growing again due to dealer demand. “We have doubled our shopping space to 2,600 square feet and have packed it with products so our dealers have an easier than ever, hands-on shopping experience,” says Chris Gilray, president, AHA Distributing. “We have also added 900 square feet […]
Robert Archer · June 17, 2021
Lucas Sales Group, whose rep-distribution company LM Electronics is a Catalyst AV member, is celebrating its 65th anniversary. The company was founded in March 1956 by Charles Lucas, a former radioman aboard the USS Argonne when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harber. After the war he worked as an audio engineer for WFAA radio in Dallas and moonlighted installing […]
Robert Archer · April 15, 2021
California-based distributor Profit Line Distributing has joined Catalyst AV to service northern California, northern Nevada and Hawaii.
Robert Archer · April 01, 2021
Catalyst AV has announced its newest member, Novato, Calif.-based Profit Line Distributing. Independently owned, Profit Line services Northern California, Northern Nevada & Hawaii. “We chose to join Catalyst AV as the group shares our basic philosophy and business practices: hands on expertise, relationship-based loyalty and personalized customer service and training for our dealers,” says Profit Line Distributing’s CEO […]
Robert Archer · March 31, 2021
CyberSmart has joined Catalyst AV to distribute low-voltage electronics in the fast-growing Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. metro areas.
CE Pro Editors · January 19, 2021
Catalyst AV has announced a new member: LM Electronics. Located in Fort Worth, Texas, the company has a 6,000-square foot warehouse, and it produces $6.5 million per year in revenue. LM Electronics covers the Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana markets. LM Electronics partner and managing director, Cliff Clarke notes that by joining Catalyst AV the company is looking to […]
Robert Archer · November 11, 2020
The Catalyst AV network says that it has experienced double-digital growth year-to-year, despite the challenges of the pandemic. Helge Fischer, executive director of Catalyst AV, notes the members have overcome the obstacles presented by COVID-19 during the early stages of the virus to solidly rebound. “The Catalyst A/V group has not been immune to the […]
Robert Archer · October 21, 2020