Vancouver, BC â€“ September 24, 2007â€”Avigilon, the leading provider of high definition surveillance systems, announced today the establishment of its North American manufacturerâ€™s representatives network with the signing of ten top-tier manufacturerâ€™s representatives in the U.S. and Canada. To date, the company is pleased to announce that it will be represented in North America by 1 Volt Associates, Inc., Access Direct Sales, GP Marketing, Inc., I.D.M.C, Inc., InTeleMed, Keith Parker & Associates, Ken Massrey Associates, R.W. Kunz & Associates, R.W. Sales, and T.H. Grogan & Associates and has plans to continue to build out its international network of partners in the next six months.
â€œThere is a significant and rapidly growing demand for IP based high definition surveillance,â€ said Alexander Fernandes president and CEO at Avigilon. â€œBy partnering with high-caliber manufacturerâ€™s representatives like these, we can be assured that our award winning High Definition Surveillance Systems will reach the leading security integrators in the industry.â€
â€œIt is clear that the future of surveillance is IP based high definition surveillance,â€ said Keith Parker, president of Keith Parker & Associates. â€œAvigilon produces the industryâ€™s leading high definition surveillance systems that are the solution of choice for our most demanding customers. We are excited to be working with Avigilon to help evangelize the next generation of surveillance systems in our region. Our customers find it to be a great complement to existing or future video surveillance systems.â€
1 Volt Associates, Inc. -- 1 Volt Associates, Inc provides complete sales, marketing, technical, design and after-market support close circuit television (CCTV), industrial video, access control, premier security, fiber optic communications, and data communications manufacturers. The company will represent Avigilon in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington D.C.
Access Direct Sales -- Access Direct is the leader in the rapidly expanding Security industry manufacturerâ€™s representative market, offering a proven and tested solution for manufacturers wishing to expand their sales and marketing efforts in Canada. The company will represent Avigilon across Canada.
GP Marketing, Inc. -- Founded in 1998, GP Marketing, Inc. focuses on the MI/Pro Audio Retail, Commercial Sound and Electronic Security markets, bringing over 100 years of combined knowledge of these industries to its manufacturers and customers. GP Marketing will represent Avigilon in Alaska, Oregon, Washington, and the Western regions of Idaho and Montana.
I.D.M.C, Inc. -- I.D.M.C. Inc. is a manufacturing representative firm covering the South Central United States. The company represents a full line of products in the electronic security industry. I.D.M.C will represent Avigilon in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.
InTeleMed Marketing Inc. -- Founded in 1992, InteleMed Marketing, Inc. provides professional engineering design, consulting, marketing, and technical support for manufacturers in the Mid-Atlantic region. The company will represent Avigilon in Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.
Keith Parker & Associates -- Founded in 1979, Keith Parker & Associates, Inc. provides training, product demonstration, and recommendations for system applications to help clients find the appropriate solution for their customersâ€™ electronic security needs in the states of Illinois and Wisconsin. The company will represent Avigilon in Eastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.
Ken Massrey Associates -- Ken Massrey Associates will represent Avigilon in Arizona, Hawaii, Southern California, and Southern Nevada.
R.W. Kunz & Associates -- R.W. Kunz & Associates has been a manufacturerâ€™s representative for over 25 years serving the electronics industry and demonstrating sales excellence in the Mid-West. The company will represent Avigilon in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Southern Illinois.
R.W. Sales, Inc. -- Twenty years in the manufacturerâ€™s representative business and over 35 years of combined experience has made RW Sales, Inc. an outstanding professional representative firm covering the Mid-West. The company will represent Avigilon in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Western Wisconsin.
T.H. Grogan & Associates -- Founded by an industry veteran with over 25 years in all levels of the CCTV industry, T.H. Grogan & Associates is responsible for sales and marketing for leading manufacturers in the CCTV industry. The company will represent Avigilon in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.