By CE Pro Editors · June 14, 2018 • Companies should look to mirror the growth of companies like Sonos, Sonance, Chief, Screen Innovations and more in this year's CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis.
By CE Pro Editors · May 25, 2018 • Nexus21 beats out Future Automation this year to take the motorized lift category, while Chief jumps ahead of SnapAV in A/V mounts.
By Jason Knott · August 2, 2017 • Legrand reports 2.4% organic sales growth in U.S. after spending $950 million for acquisition of Milestone AV Technologies to bolster its brand positions.
By Julie Jacobson · June 30, 2017 • Legrand and Milestone to blend major home-tech brands Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite, OnQ, NuVo, Qmotion, Middle Atlantic and Vantage, but big play is in commercial AV, with synergies between Mid Atlantic, Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite and Vaddio.
By Adam Forziati · June 28, 2017 • Legrand has signed an agreement to acquire Milestone AV for an enterprise value of $950 million. Legrand brands like Middle Atlantic will join forces with Milestone brands like Chief, Sanus and Da-Lite.
By Robert Archer · June 14, 2017 • Future Automation lands in the top spot of the Lifts category by adding 24 dealers. Meanwhile Nexus 21, Chief and Auton hold a strong market presence. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · June 14, 2017 • The top four companies from 2016 are unchanged: Strong (SnapAV), Chief, Sanus and Peerless AV. Future Automation cracks the top five. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · June 14, 2017 • Led by market stalwart Middle Atlantic, the rack category remains relatively unchanged except for Sanus making solid gains to claim the third spot. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Julie Jacobson · September 23, 2016 • CEDIA 2016: Popular in DIY circles, Milestone AV’s Sanus brand is going all-out custom with new Black Series of TV mounts, sold direct to dealer with no online sales.
By Robert Archer · August 25, 2016 • If assembling quality racks was easy, there wouldn’t be a need for dealers to do it. Putting together a rack system requires attention to detail in order to maximize equipment performance and reliability.
By Robert Archer · June 8, 2016 • Survey of CE Pro 100 top home technology integrators reveals the most-specified brands in these home enhancement categories as part of our annual Brand Analysis. Middle Atlantic, Auton and Salamander keep their spots at the top while new leaders like Ihiji and Bluebolt emerge.
By Robert Archer · May 31, 2016 • CE professionals with the highest revenue choose their go-to brands of lifts in the 2016 Brand Analysis series. Auton comes in with the most dealer praise, followed closely by Future Automation, Nexus21 and Chief.
By CE Pro Editors · September 7, 2015 • CE Pro takes a look at the trends in equipment racks, including UL standards, new patents, assembly time and more.
By Robert Archer · August 11, 2015 • The new S2 Series of racks from Chief support up to 600 pounds on the floor and 200 pounds when wall mounted.
By Robert Archer · June 3, 2015 • Milestone AV and SurgeX have formed a partnership in which SurgeX will aid Milestone AV's Chief brand develop a line of mounting solutions that incorporate power protection. The line will be debuted at InfoComm 2015.