SnapAV Acquires West Coast Distributor Custom Plus, Adds 12V to Portfolio

By Julie Jacobson · July 17, 2019 • Leading home-technology provider SnapAV acquires Custom Plus Distributing, adding five branches in Pacific Northwest and California, plus a specialty in car electronics.

SnapAV’s Distributor Acquisitions: The Amazon of Home Tech Channel?

By Julie Jacobson · April 3, 2019 • SnapAV CEO John Heyman on acquiring regional distributors: 'Literally' no other place where dealers can get all the best home-technology products, plus stellar back-end support.

SnapAV Acquires MRI, Adding 4 NE Locations to Growing Distribution Empire

By Julie Jacobson · March 15, 2019 • SnapAV acquires its third home-tech distributor after Allnet and Volutone: Powerhouse Alliance member MRI Distribution, with four branch locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts and upstate New York.

CE Pro Presents 2018 Quest for Quality Awards: Suppliers Earn 5-Star Reviews

By CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2018 • Exactly 7,500 votes from integrators identify the 2018 CE Pro Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support, deal programs and much more.

SnapAV Acquires Allnet, Major Midwest Distributor for Home-Tech Pros

By Julie Jacobson · March 22, 2018 • SnapAV, leading provider of home-automation, audio, video, networking and security products – as well as the popular OvrC platform for remote network management – acquires Allnet, a top home-tech distributor in the Midwest. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Allnet Now As Big as It was Pre-AVAD; Eero Bolsters Sales

By Jason Knott · January 24, 2018 • 13 years after AVAD buyout, Allnet Distributing 're-opens' its fourth branch. Stays focused on network training, products.

CE Pro Presents 2017 Quest for Quality Awards: Service Is Still King

By CE Pro Editors · April 4, 2017 • More than 7,400 votes from integrators identify the CE Pro 2017 Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support and more.

Distributors Expand House Brands to Pump Up Integrator Margins

By Jason Knott · July 5, 2016 • Distributors invest in house brands and add products from Apple, Bose and others to stem the growing retail/etail buying trend.

Allnet Distributing Opens Indianapolis Area Branch

By CE Pro Editors · December 29, 2015 • Catalyst AV member Allnet Distributing opens new full-service 6,000-square-foot branch location in Carmel, Indiana with warehouse, training room and display area. The distributor now has three Midwest locations.

Allnet Distributing Serves ‘Training Desert’ in Detroit Metro

By Julie Jacobson · October 22, 2014 • Wally Whinna’s Allnet Distributing sets up shop in Troy, Michigan; holds first trainings on URC, Luxul and Sonos.

Allnet to Hold Home Theater Training, Open House this Week

By CE Pro Editors · August 5, 2013 • Allnet Distributing is hosting 10 vendors and dealer training this week in the Chicago area.

After Non-Compete, Original AVAD Distributor Re-Opens in Chicago

By Julie Jacobson · October 4, 2010 • Wally Whinna, one of 12 AVAD founders, re-opens Chicago-area Allnet Distributing just two miles from local AVAD branch. Will other AVAD founders follow, now that non-compete is up?