2009 Distributor Directory

In these challenging economic times, when a choice must be made about who a custom integrator will do business with, service is the differentiator—just as it is at the client level.

CustomRetailer has gathered data from many of the distribution companies who specialize in tending to the installer and his or her product, service and training needs. The nuts and bolts of their operations follow—along with brief statements about how they are working to make 2009 a better business year for their customers.


Company Principal: Tom Polson, President, ADI
2009 Strategies: As a leading global wholesale distributor of security and low-voltage products, ADI offers the support, service and confidence you need to stay up to date with the evolving custom electronics market. Now more than ever, ADI is committed to providing new opportunities to help diversify your business and stimulate growth. Through valuable training and new revenue programs, ADI can help you increase your sales in today’s competitive marketplace.
Geographical Regions Covered: U.S. • Canada • Puerto Rico • Europe • Africa • India
Warehouse Locations: Atlanta, GA • Chicago • Dallas • Louisville, KY • Reno, NV • Sandston, VA • Albany, NY • Toronto, ON • Vancouver, BC
Contact for Custom Installers: For orders, call 1-800-233-6261
For Systems Sales & Support: 1-800-ADI-SYS1
Web Site: www.adilink.com
Brands—Consumer Electronics/Major Brands Distributed: Adcom • Aiphone • Antex Electronics • Audiosource • Audiotrak • Audiovox • BenQ USA • Boston Acoustics • Canplas • CE Labs • Channel Vision • Comelit • Denon • Doorbell Fon • Draper • Electrolux • Escient • H.A.I. Home Automation Inc. • Harman Kardon • Hitachi • Honeywell • Honeywell Central Vacuum • Inter-Tel • JBL Residential • JVC • Key Digital • Leviton • Linear • Logitech (Harmony) • Middle Atlantic • Monster Cable / Power • Motorola • Multi-link • MuxLab Inc. • NEC America Inc. • Niles (regionally) • Niveus • Nutone • Omnimount Systems • On-Q/Legrand • Panasonic Telephone • Peerless • Perfect VU • Philips • Phoenix Gold • Pioneer • Pioneer Elite • Pixel Technologies • Plantronics • Posh Speaker Systems • Proficient Audio • Russound • Sanus Systems • Satellite USA • Sharp AQUOS • Sherwood America • Tripplite • Universal Remote • Video Mount Products • ViewSonic • Viking Electronics • Vodavi • Wi-Ex • Winegard • Xantech • Zoom Telephonics

Almo Corp.

Company Principal: Warren Chaiken, President & COO
Year Founded: 1946
2009 Strategies: As one of the largest distributors of consumer electronics and major appliances in the U.S., Almo is focused on ensuring the success of the dealer channel. We will continue to offer only market-leading brands that deliver value and brand appeal, and enabling just-in-time inventory systems that reduce the financial risk of our dealers. We’ve also expanded our product categories to provide greater breadth, and we continuously negotiate vendor-specific sales and financing programs that benefit our dealers.

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