Audio America, a regional distributor of consumer electronics and 12V products with distribution centers in Florida, Atlanta, Chicago and Los Angeles, acquired Consumer Electronics Distributors Inc. (CED), AV and specialty electronics distributor in the Chicago metropolitan market and broader Midwest.
Anixter International Inc., a global distributor of network and security solutions, electrical and electronic solutions and utility power solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement with an affiliate of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) to be acquired in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $3.8 billion. The transaction will result in Anixter becoming a private company and is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2020.
Ui Supplies, a value-added regional distributor of name brand AV, networking, security and home automation products for the metro New York/tri-state region and member of the PowerHouse Alliance, celebrated its anniversary with the seventh annual BBQ Bash and Trade Show Aug. 8 at its Plainview, N.Y. location.
One hundred and ten years ago. It is stunning to think about all that has changed and advanced in the world in over a century. Next think about how much has changed and advanced within business and technology in that same time span.
Tri-Ed / Northern Video Distribution, based in Woodbury, N.Y., announced a partnership with Denver-based structured cabling solutions manufacturer comCables to take advantage of each company’s high-profile position in the IP convergence space.
Tri-Ed / Northern Video, Woodbury, N.Y., North America’s largest independent security distributor, announced its further expansion with the acquisition of Seabreeze Security Distributors, a security distributor in the Orlando, Fla. market.
Stanley Security Solutions, a provider of integrated security solutions for institutional, commercial and industrial businesses and organizations, announced a new partnership with Top Notch Distributors Inc., a leading distributor of residential, commercial and electronic access control products.
Ridgefield Park, N.J.-based Samsung Techwin’s North American sales force rang in the new year in Memphis, Tenn., with a kick-off meeting co-hosted by ScanSource, Samsung’s “Distributor of the Year.” After a Jan. 16 tour of ScanSource’s warehouse facility, the Samsung sales and marketing leadership team and manufacturer’s representatives settled in to hear the latest outlook for 2012 from Samsung, the global supplier of video surveillance and security.
How do dealers really feel about the distributors that sell them their products? The relationship between the dealer and distributor can be critical to a successful sale and installation, and the ideal situation is to have distributor partners that really understand the dealer’s business and how to help him build and keep customers.