The electronics distributor Electrograph Systems announced earlier this month that it will expand its agreement with Key Digital, and will henceforth distribute that company’s full line of products. The agreement covers cables, interface adapters, amplifiers, processors, switchers and various other products by Key Digital. Electrograph will distribute Key’s products because “Key Digital is always one step ahead with a distribution product to meet every new video standard,” Sam Taylor, Electrograph’s president, said in a statement released by the companies. For more on the company’s offerings, visit www.keydigital.com What does this news mean to you? Discuss it in the Dealerscope forums.
The display technology distributor Electrograph Systems, now planning its Display Technology Experience event for Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Nov. 8, announced a new addition to the event late last week. Panasonic’s “Living in High Definition” tour truck will join in as a late addition. In addition, resellers will have the ability, through the event, to gain certification to sell Philips Corporate Technologies’ 3D Solutions’ “out of screen” WOWvx 3D flat panels. “Florida-area commercial and residential resellers need to take advantage of this rare local opportunity to see Panasonic’s mobile interactive display showcase and be among the first to earn certification for the Philips WOWvx
About Schmidt Electrograph Systems, a Hauppauge, N.Y.-based distributor, named Maureen Schmidt vice president of its regional sales group. Schmidt will oversee Electrograph’s seven sales regions and will lead more than 75 sales professionals. Her emphasis is on growth in the small and medium-sized business sector with commercial and residential A/V integrators. Schmidt has a 20-year record of achievement creating and executing channel sales strategies, building partnerships, developing sales teams and growing new business. Prior to Electrograph, Schmidt served as vice president, North American Sales and senior director, Channel Sales for NEC of America, where she was responsible for exceeding revenue and profitability goals for
We conclude our tour of the CEDIA trade show floor with visits to D-Box, AVAD, Electrograph and M. Rothman & Company.
Age: 34 Education: University of Kentucky and Regent University for graduate school. Career History: Prior to joining Electrograph, Craigmyle worked at Avatech Solutions, a design engineering company, where she worked her way up to vice president of design automation and CAD software. During that time she helped to merge 11 different companies. This experience and background in change management and brand consolidation proved useful at Electrograph. In her current job, Craigmyle has been credited with impacting Electrograph’s A/V, consumer integrator customers and the overall home installation market. Working on 40-some displays with as nearly as many vendors is one of her most important challenges.
Electrograph Systems has announced the next stop on its Display Technology Experience tour. Seattle’s Hilton Conference Center will host the event on June 6, and several major CE brands will present on training topics. Presenters at the tour will include Samsung, Pioneer, Philips, Hitachi, Kramer, and Da-Lite, among several others. After June, the DTE Tour will next appear in New York in October, and in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in November. For more information on the tour, visit www.electrographdte.com.
Electrograph Systems will hold the latest of its Display Technology Experience events on May 3 at the Navy Pier in Chicago, the company announced Tuesday. The display technology distributor held the DTE event in the Windy City once before, but this year marks the first time that the event has been combined with the spring vendor fair for International Computer Graphics (ICG), an Electrograph subsidiary. The CEO of Monster Cable Products, Noel Lee, will appear at the event to lead a discussion on attachment selling, the company said.
Electrograph announced Monday the opening of a service center in City of Industry, Calif. The center is part of a deal involving Electrograph’s acquisition of International Computer Graphics (ICG) in June 2006. Electrograph CEO Alan Marc Smith elaborated, “As part of our integration of ICG, we are introducing many aspects of our VAD model into their business and the service center is one of the steps in that process.” Electrograph President Sam Taylor added, “Electrograph wants to provide more than just a box to our resellers – we are expanding our value-added repair services to help our resellers increase their
Electrograph’s Display Technology Experience (DTE) networking and training event is back. Registration for the Dallas leg, which will occur on February 27 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel, has opened. Said Electrograph President Sam Taylor, “Electrograph has a growing group of resellers in the Dallas area – DTE is our way of giving them the opportunity to see the newest display products and peripherals up close and learn firsthand from the industry’s best.” Education sessions on product integration and installation as well as live demonstrations of such products as the world’s largest plasma display, a 103-inch 1080p from Panasonic, are scheduled.
Electrograph Systems, Inc., is a leading, national value-added distributor of display technology solutions, including plasma and LCD displays, LCD and DLP projectors, and rear-screen projection TVs. The company is one of the largest distributors of plasma displays in the United States and specializes in display, audio, connectivity and other complementary technologies for the professional audio/video, high-end consumer and commercial industries. According to Electrograph President Sam Taylor, the company isn’t ready to rest on its laurels. “We’ve had a year of explosive growth and expanded our technical expertise and product lines for both consumer and professional applications,” said Taylor. “We’ve anticipated and responded to what