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EPSON HITS F1 CIRCUIT WITH MERCEDES

EPSON HITS F1 CIRCUIT WITH MERCEDES

Text:/ Christopher Holder As the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg kicked off a new F1 season with a dominant one/two podium finish at Melbourne Albert Park, at least one AV manufacturer was cheering especially loudly. Epson has entered into a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the Mercedes F1 team and invited AV APAC
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March 16, 2015 Companies

WEST MEETS EAST IN VERREX EXPANSION

WEST MEETS EAST IN VERREX EXPANSION

US-based global AV integrator Verrex has opened its first Shanghai office, consolidating its inroads into the Asia Pacific market. “This is a significant milestone in Verrex’s progress in Asia and our long-term strategy for global operations and service delivery,” says Verrex president and CEO, Thomas Berry, Jr. “Verrex has established a successful model for supporting
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March 16, 2015 Companies

HILLS ARE ALIVE

HILLS ARE ALIVE

Text:/ Christopher Holder Hills’ AV and security divisions are very much alive and ready to do business: that’s the overriding message to be taken from its Technology Solutions Expo in Sydney this week.   It’s been a tumultuous 12 months for Hills. The purchase of Audio Product Group (APG) in 2014 resulted in some internal
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March 11, 2015 Companies

HEWSHOTT EXPANDS IN SINGAPORE

HEWSHOTT EXPANDS IN SINGAPORE

AV and acoustics consultancy Hewshott International has moved into swish new premises in Singapore to support its expansion into new market sectors in the region. “The move to a larger premises is in direct response to an increasing workload, including a number of new and long-term contracts and will facilitate continued growth and strong presence
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March 4, 2015 Companies

PRONESTOR IN ANZ PARTNERSHIP

PRONESTOR IN ANZ PARTNERSHIP

Pronestor has appointed Gold Coast company Zeplin as its exclusive distribution partner in Australia and New Zealand for its meeting management solutions including Pronestor Display meeting room, area and reception displays. While the Danish brand has customers in the region, this is the first time it has had local representation, says Zeplin director Justin Appi.
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February 25, 2015 Companies

CRESTRON COMMITS TO ANZ

CRESTRON COMMITS TO ANZ

Text:/ Jen Temm Crestron Electronics has announced it will have a direct presence in Australia and New Zealand from 1 July 2015, opening new offices in the region to handle all sales, marketing, training and support programmes. The only exception will be the Crestron Pyng range of home automation solutions, which will continue to be distributed
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February 24, 2015 Companies

BARCO TEAMS WITH GREEN SOURCES

BARCO TEAMS WITH GREEN SOURCES

Mumbai-based AV distributor Green Sources has been appointed Barco’s national distributor in India. Established in 2009, Green Sources is considered one of the top valued added distributors in the Indian AV market: “Customers from across the Indian subcontinent rely on its technically skilled, highly motivated and experienced staff,” Barco says. “Currently, we see a vacuum for
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February 20, 2015 Companies

BOSCH APPOINTS NZ PARTNER

BOSCH APPOINTS NZ PARTNER

Pacific AV has been appointed as a Bosch Communications distribution partner in New Zealand, effective February 2015. The company will focus on the PLENA commercial range of PA systems and speakers from Bosch including the Australian-designed Plena Matrix, as well as promoting the entry-level conferencing system CCS900. The New Zealand importer and wholesaler specialises in
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February 18, 2015 Companies

VIRTALIS EXPANDS TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

VIRTALIS EXPANDS TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

UK-based virtual reality and advanced visualisation businesss Virtalis has expanded into Southeast Asia, opening a base of operations in Malaysia. The office will be headed up by Zairul Isham Abdul Malik, who joins from Virtalis’ local partner and minority shareholder Thames Technology. Virtalis managing director David Cockburn-Price, explained, “In my recent trip to Malaysia, everyone I
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February 17, 2015 Companies

RIEDEL ACQUIRES TELE COMM SPORTSERVICE

RIEDEL ACQUIRES TELE COMM SPORTSERVICE

Germany’s Riedel Communications has acquired Swiss communications specialist Tele Comm Sportservice AG. An official International Ski Federation partner, Tele Comm Sportservice specialises in supporting international ski competitions and other winter sports events, and has been a major provider of communications solutions at live events for more than two decades. “Tele Comm Sportservice is an ideal
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February 17, 2015 Companies