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CustomRetailer 2011 Distributor Profiles

April 8, 2011

The complete profiles of distributor partners ready to serve the custom integration and consumer electronics retailer:

ADI

263 Old Country Rd.

Melville, N.Y. 11747

800-233-6261

www.adiglobal.com

ADI is a distributor of security and low-voltage products, with over 90 locations across North America. ADI's product offering, locations, staff and training opportunities are designed to help your business grow. ADI solutions include intrusion, fire, CCTV, IP, Access, A/V, tools & hardware, home, and wire and cable.

Services:

• Education and Training Opportunities

• A/V Demo Rooms

• Best-in-Class Design & System Integration Support

• Flexible Return & Repair Policies

• Powerful Online Shopping & Account Management

• Available Credit

• 24/7 PickUp AnyTime Convenience

• Rapid Next-Day Delivery

• Largest One-Day Training Expo & Vendor Meeting

• Product Catalogs & Monthly Sales Promotions

 

Almo Distributing

2709 Commerce Way

Philadelphia, Pa. 19154

215-698-4000

800-345-2566

Fax: 215-698-4080

www.almo.com

Locations served: 10 warehouses nationally

Almo Corp. is an independent distributor of appliances, consumer electronics and professional A/V equipment. Known for its Rapid Ship services and outstanding customer service, Almo distributes over 85 of the industry's top brand names. Ten strategically located distribution centers provide same-day shipments and next-day delivery of its inventory to almost anywhere in the country. The company also provides drop-ship and fulfillment distribution services for retailers, including processing, customized packaging and delivery with complete security.

Services:

• Rapid Ship Delivery Service: 1-2 delivery to 99% of the nation

• Drop-ship and fulfillment for retailers and e-tailers including processing, packaging and merchandising delivery and transaction security

• Almo Access: Full-featured dealer portal provides real-time product data, secure online ordering, advertising and sales tools, pre- and -post order tools.

• Local sales teams available for consultation

 

AVAD

16333 Raymer St.

Van Nuys, Calif. 91406

866-FOR-AVAD

Fax: 818-742-4801

www.avad.com

AVAD, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro, is the most complete custom electronics provider in North America. AVAD stocks complete systems solutions for home theater, home automation, pro A/V, lighting controls, security, distributed A/V, central vacuum, HVAC and more. Further, the company is dedicated to dealer education, training and skill advancement, as evidenced by AVAD University's over 450 online and classroom continuing education classes held each year. AVAD ensures just-in-time delivery from each of its 23 North American facilities.

AVAD Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/avad_llc

AVAD Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/avadllc

AVAD YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/avadllc

 

Boss A/V Solutions, LLC

8041-J Arrowridge Blvd.

Charlotte, N.C. 28273

704-523-6710

www.bossavsolutions.com

Boss A/V Solutions was launched in 2010 to become custom integrators' preferred distributor for all of their audio/visual needs. Boss A/V has been working with some of the leading manufacturers in the custom electronics industry. Some of the manufacturers Boss A/V Solutions works with are industry veterans and some are the new up-and-coming technology companies. Working together with our partners, Boss A/V will be able to bring the custom integrator the best products at competitive prices in our industry.

Services:
• Education and Training Opportunities

• Flexible Return/Repair Policies (will work with manufacturers)

• Loyal-customer discounts

• Can drop-ship to job sites

 

Capitol

1245 Trapp Rd.

Eagan, Minn. 55121-2234

Installers call: 800-467-8255

Retailers call: 800-447-5196

Fax: 800-440-4077

Email: info@capitolsales.com

www.capitolsales.com

Capitol is a national distributor of leading technologies, offering a complete line of CE, telephone systems and commercial A/V products to residential electronic system contractors and commercial system integrators, small retailers and incentive program providers. The company distributes more than 5,000 products out of its 40,000-square-foot-plus warehouse. Through a broad product selection, technical support, and the Capitol Learning Institute (CLI) - Capitol's extensive training program that is offered on campus, online, and throughout the country - Capitol shares its extensive industry knowledge and expertise.

Services:

• Design and integration of multi-branded systems

• Application based education including annual education event and online training

• Technical support

• Free UPS shipping for online orders or if order totals $900 or more

• Same-day shipping for orders placed by 6 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday

 

Cardinal Electronics

300-2B Route 17 South

Lodi, N.J. 07644

973-471-5557

Fax: 973-471-2536

www.cardinalelectronics.com

Contacts: Bill Lyons, President

Morey Gottesman, Director of Sales & Marketing

Cardinal Electronics is a regional distributor of consumer electronics with some lines available for nationwide distribution. Cardinal has more than 25 franchised lines aimed at the consumer electronics and custom installation industry. Key lines include: Yamaha, Maxell, BDI, Denon, Boston Acoustics, JVC Procision, TDK, Marantz, Proficient, Sanus, CPS warranties, Niles, Uniden and Monster. For hospitality and commercial, Cardinal sells LG products. All orders in by 9 a.m. are on the truck the same day.

 

CWR Electronics

18 Butler Ave.

Bayville, N.J. 08721

800-527-3306

International Phone: 732-237-9300

Fax: 732-237-0484

www.cwrelectronics.com

Locations served: Nationwide and international

CWR Electronics is a distributor of wholesale electronics. In addition to its general wholesale electronics division, CWR is a consumer electronics distributor of navigational aids for specific markets, including marine, camping, sporting goods, training/fitness, golf, aftermarket auto and recreational vehicles.

 

D&H Distributing

2525 North Seventh St.

P.O. Box 5967

Harrisburg, Pa. 17110

(800) 340-1007

www.dandh.com

Locations served: Nationwide and Canada

D&H delivers a multi-divisional product assortment, spanning the areas of consumer electronics, mobility, home entertainment, home networking and automation, small office/home office, video surveillance, digital

imaging, video gaming and more. D&H has been serving the retailer, dealer and reseller community for 93 years. The company focuses on emerging technologies and a personalized service model with dedicated account reps, flexible credit programs including $60M in expanded credit issued to customers since 2009, and accurate order fulfillment from five North American distribution centers with custom shipping capabilities.

Offerings like dandh.com give dealers tools to keep them competitive, such as a new Digital Home Guide to help dealers increase sales; a D&H calendar feature with updates on product launches, regional events and news; and educational venues like the "D&HTV" streaming media Webisodes on emerging solutions and sales strategies.

D&H is an employee-owned, ESOP company. Warehouse locations include its U.S. headquarters in Harrisburg, Pa.; its Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario; and a new distribution center in Atlanta, Ga. Additional U.S. warehouses are located in Chicago, Ill., and Fresno, Calif.

Services:

• Extensive product selection from all major CE and IT brands

• Account-dedicated sales representatives

• Wide assortment of credit and payment options

• Online services, including research, ordering and tracking; plus the D&H Twitter feed.

• Five nationwide shipping locations with same-day shipping and one- to two-day ground service

• Trade shows and virtual events

• Free technical support

• An enhanced incentives reseller rewards program

Brands: Acer, ASUS, Audiovox, Chief, D-Link, Denon, DVDO, HP, JVC, Lenovo, Linksys, Logitech, Microsoft Xbox, Monster, Netgear, Nexaira, Ooma, Panasonic, Peerless, Russound, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Sony PlayStation, Torrent, Toshiba, Verizon, Yamaha

 

DIGITAL DELIVERY GROUP (DDG)

Contact: David Kaplan, Executive Director

2829 West View Place

Seattle, Wash. 98199-1742

509-995-1203

Fax: 206-260-6413

www.digitaldeliverygroup.org

Digital Delivery Group is a consortium of regional specialty distributors serving the custom integration channel. We are your source for sales and education of digital systems and convergence products. The members of DDG focus on networking products, whole-house control, content storage and management, and new technology.

 

Digital Delivery Group members by region include:

 

Digital Delivery Group Upstate New York

Sound Product Marketing and Distributing

12 Petra Lane, Albany, N.Y. 12205

518-869-2599

Fax: 518-869-3795

www.spmreps.com

Locations served: Upstate New York

 

Digital Delivery Group Metro New York - New Jersey location

Custom Audio Video Distributing (CAVD)

3586 Kennedy Rd.

South Plainfield, N.J. 07080

908-757-5400

Fax: 908-757-7578

www.cavdnjny.com

Locations served: Northern Jersey, including Mercer and Monmouth counties

 

Digital Delivery Group Metro New York - Long Island location

BDC Distributors

2500 Shames Dr.

Westbury, N.Y. 11590

516-334-2399

Fax: 516-334-2398

www.bdcdistributors.com

Locations served: New York City, Long Island and New York's Rockland & Westchester counties

 

Digital Delivery Group Northeast

Easy Access Distribution

141 Middlesex Turnpike

Burlington, Mass. 01803

781-547-5557

Fax: 781 547-5818

www.easyaccessdistribution.com

Locations served: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island

 

Digital Delivery Group Mid-Atlantic

Bay Distributing

618 Gregg Ave.

Reading, Pa. 19611

610-375-6480

Fax: 610-675-6481

www.baymarketing.biz

Locations served: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Southern New Jersey (including the counties of Ocean and Burlington), and Eastern Pennsylvania (including the counties of Potter, Clinton, Center, Mifflin, Juniata, Perry & Franklin)

 

Digital Delivery Group Southeast

Vickers Southeast

329 Freys Gin Rd.

Marietta, Ga. 30067

770-980-1405

Fax: 770-794-1054

www.vickerssoutheast.com

Locations served: Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina.

 

Digital Delivery Group Florida

Shifting Sands Stereo Distribution

Main Office and Miami Warehouse Address:

10850 NW 27th St.

Miami, Fla. 33127

813-926-5138

Fax: 813- 926-5318

Tampa address:

5420 Pioneer Park Blvd. Suite D

Tampa Fla. 33634

(813) 884-1062

www.mag-ce.com

Locations served: Florida

 

Digital Delivery Group South Central

Integral Marketing and Distribution

4747 Westpark

Houston, Texas 77027

800-666-5365

Fax: 713 525-3220

www.integralmktg.com

Locations served: Texas (excluding the counties of El Paso and Hudspethe), Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma

 

Digital Delivery Group Arizona/Las Vegas

Audio Video Warehouse

Main Office and Scottsdale Warehouse Address:

9170 East Bahia Dr. #105

Scottsdale, Ariz. 85260

480-443-1134

Fax: 480-443-1135

www.av-warehouse.com

Las Vegas Address:

4040 East Post Rd.

Building F-5 Suite 105

Las Vegas, Nev. 89120

702-363-1134

Locations served: Arizona and Southern Nevada (Clark County)

 

Digital Delivery Group Northern Midwest

SDI Distributors (Solutions Development Inc.)

410 W. 78th Street

Chanhassen, Minn. 55317

952-906-1700

Fax: 952-906-1800

www.solutionsdevelopmentinc.com/

Locations served: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Solutions Development Inc. was founded as a sister company to complement Slamco in 2006.

 

Digital Delivery Group Central Industrial

Davis Distribution Systems

#52 Quaker State Rd.

Newell W.V. 26050

304-387-3900

Fax: 304-387-4045

www.davisdistribution.com

Locations served: Ohio, West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania, Indiana and Kentucky

 

Digital Delivery Group Michigan

Progressive Automated Distributing

Main office and warehouse address:

400 76th St., Suite 3

Byron Center, Mich. 49315

616-878-3500

Fax: 616-878-4500

Detroit Address: 32600 Dequindre

Warren, Mich. 48092

586-264-3444

www.teamprogressive.com

Locations served: Michigan

 

Digital Delivery Group Rocky Mountains

Excel Distributing

Main office and Denver Address:

4570 Ivy St. Suite B-200

Denver, Colo. 80216

303-572-9292

Fax: 303-572-2970

Salt Lake City Warehouse Address:

3401 South 1400 West,

West Valley City, Utah 84119

801-886-9001

www.exceldistributing.com

Locations served: Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, Texas (Hudspethe and El Paso counties) and Eastern Idaho (Lemhi, Custer, Blaine, Camas, Gooding and Twin Falls counties)

 

Digital Delivery Group Pacific Northwest

Custom Plus Distributing

Main Office and Western Washington State Address:

4310 B Street NW

Auburn, Wash. 98001

253-859-9568

Fax: 253-859-9603

Beaverton, Ore. Address:

8130 SW Nimbus Ave.

Beaverton, OR. 97008

503-906-9993

www.customplusdistributing.com

Locations served: Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Western Idaho

 

Digital Delivery Group Northern California

Profit Line Distributing

830 Sweetser Ave., Unit B

Novato, Calif. 94945

415-898-1617

Fax: 415-898-1885

www.profitlinemarketing.com

 

Digital Delivery Group Southern California

AV Products / MK Marketing

Main Office and Irvine Warehouse Address:

9590 Research Dr.

Irvine, Calif. 92618

949-465-9700

Fax: 949-465-9701

Van Nuys Warehouse Address:

6735 Valjean Ave.

Van Nuys, Calif. 91406

818-375-1933

www.myavp.com

Locations served: Southern California and Hawaii

 

 

DSI Systems

11338 Aurora Ave.

Des Moines, Iowa 50322

800-888-8876

www.dsisystemsinc.com

Email: info@dsisystemsinc.com

Locations served: 30 locations nationwide

DSI Systems distributes televisions, satellite equipment, and custom integration accessories to independent dealers.

 

The EDGE Distributors Group

P.O. Box 276

Montgomeryville, Pa. 18936

(215) 654.1552

www.edgegroup.org

Contact: Brett Neiderman, President

brett@nutechgroup.com

Locations served: Nationwide

The EDGE Distributors Group is a nationwide partnership of regional custom distributors. It serves the U.S. custom installation market, including residential value-added installers, systems integrators and specialty retailers.

Services:

• Same-day deliveries and will-call pickups are available at many locations

• Payment options include open accounts, COD, CIA and credit card

• Manufacturer and customer support services to help maximize sales and minimize returns

• Product training sessions and expositions

• Expert customer support for all technology and integration solutions

• Step-by-step bid assistance and walkthroughs

 

Member Companies:

B. Rich Company

847 Holt Rd.

Webster, N.Y. 14580

Locations served: Upstate New York

(585) 872-2250

Fax: (585) 872-2251

www.brichco.com

Contact: Bill Richards

 

Tech Source Distributors

120A Keystone Dr.

Montgomeryville, Pa. 18936

Locations served: Eastern Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C. and Southern New Jersey

(215) 654-1552

Fax: (215) 654-1559

www.techsourcedist.com

Contact: Brett Neiderman

 

B&H Distributing

2058 Kilman Dr.

Tucker, Ga. 30084

Locations served: Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia

(770) 938-3001

Fax: (770) 939-8706

www.b-hdistrib.com

Contact: Ben and Honey Van De Kreke

 

Dorrance Supply Company

1140 Hubbard Rd.

Youngstown, Ohio 44505

Locations served: Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania

(330) 746-6533

Fax: (330) 746-6536

www.dorrancesupply.com

Contact: John Dorrance

 

Electronic Lane

2709 Electronic Lane

Dallas, Texas 75220

Locations served: Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

(214) 350-4222

Fax: (800) 932-2960

www.electroniclane.com

Contact: Woody Taylor

 

Cutting Edge Distributing

10703 East Bethany Dr.

Aurora, Colo. 80014

Locations served: Montana, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, New Mexico

(303) 671-8901

Fax: (866) 329-2330

www.cuttingedgedist.com

Contact: Michael Levy

 

Appliance Distributors

8320 N. University St.

Peoria, Ill. 61615

Locations served: Illinois, Wisconsin

(309) 692-2430

Fax: (309) 692-6126

www.midstatedistributing.com

Contact: Ron Van Osdol

 

 

Electronic Custom Distributors (E.C.D.)

4747 Westpark

Houston, Texas 77027

800-392-5156

Fax: 713-528-1046

www.ecdcom.com

Email: sales@ecdcom.com

Locations served: Nationwide

ECD is a distributor of A/V, automation, security, wire and telecommunication products, serving the U.S. custom installation industry with over 150 vendors and 4,000 stocked items. The company has a new 2.5-acre facility with the latest in RF computer technology and an e-commerce site that enables shipping anywhere in the U.S. in three days and most places in one to two days.

Services:

• In-stock products

• Same-day shipping

 

Electronic Stockroom

47 Mark Dr.

San Rafael, Calif. 94903

877-785-7666

www.electronicstockroom.com

Electronic Stockroom is a distributor of electronic equipment and supplies for the A/V, custom installation and home theater industry. We cover the West Coast with four will-call locations.

Services:

• Expert, highly knowledgeable sales team

• Technical support available on all our product lines

• Over 50 top-tier, best-in-category product lines

• Huge on-hand inventory

• Flexible financing through Capital Solutions

• Next-day delivery on the West Coast

• Informative monthly vendor training seminars

 

Fesco Distributors

1 Rewe St.

Brooklyn, N.Y. 11211

212-260-0666

888-88-FESCO

www.fescony.com

Fesco distributes consumer electronics, home entertainment, digital cameras, accessories, mobile audio, telephones, DJ products, TV and custom installation products. The company has an inside sales force to answer questions and place orders, and an outside sales force to meet with partners on a weekly basis.

Brands: Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, JVC, JBL, Casio and Yamaha and more.

Services:

• Next-day deliveries with our own trucks to the New York metro area

• Same-day and nationwide shipping

• Inside and outside sales force

• Up-to-minute inventory

• Inventory feeds

• Dealer website

 

Home Controls

8525 Redwood Creek Lane

San Diego, Calif. 92126

800-266-8765

Fax: 858-693-8892

www.homecontrols.com

Locations served: Nationwide

Home Controls is a distributor of residential automation and structured wire products to homeowners and dealers, with more than 5,500 products available for lighting and appliance control, security, computer automation, telephone communication, video surveillance, distributed audio, IR and RF controls, temperature controls and central vacuum. Home Controls offers free phone support and advice about product selection, system design, integration and installation. The company has a new division, Home Health Tech. Go to http://www.homecontrols.com/IndependentLiving for more information.

 

Ingram Micro

1600 E. St. Andrew Place

Santa Ana, Calif. 92705

714-566-1000

www.ingrammicro.com

As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics, technical and financial support, managed and cloud-based services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving more than 150 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services.

 

Jasco Products Company

10 E Memorial Rd.

Oklahoma City, Okla. 73114

800-654-8483

www.jascoproducts.com

As an exclusive GE licensee, Jasco Products Co. develops, markets and distributes GE-branded consumer electronic accessories, computer accessories, home electric products and home automation products. Jasco Products develops cutting-edge consumer products for all distribution channels internationally, including mass merchants, electronic superstores, home improvement stores, food and drug retailers, military installations, distributors and direct marketers.

 

JPSales Group

1108 Union St.

Schenectady, N.Y. 12308

518-377-5692; 518-522-1494

www.jpsgroup.net; www.jpsalesgroup.com

Custom electronics manufacturer's representative and distributor serving Upstate New York resellers for over 30 years.

Services:

  • Design and systems integration support
  • Product applications, education and training provided
  • Convenient local warehouse stock

 

MCM Electronics

650 Congress Park Dr.

Centerville, Ohio 45459

800-543-4330

Fax: 800-765-6960

www.mcmelectronics.com

Locations served: Nationwide

MCM is a broad-line distributor of replacement parts, components and accessories for electronic equipment, including computer hardware and peripherals, security and surveillance systems, wire and cable, home theater/home automation, tools and test equipment. The company carries brand-name manufacturers in all product lines, including Philips, RCA, 3M, TechSpray, Pelco and others. MCM also supports several in-house brands, including Defender Security, Duratool, MCM Custom Audio, Tenma Test Equipment, and Stellar Labs Wire and Cable. MCM produces one full-line catalog each year with supplemental catalogs and flyers published throughout the year.

Services:

• Quotations Department

• Dealer/Installer Program

• Free technical support

• Personalized customer service

• 24-hour online ordering capability

 

New Age Electronics

21950 Arnold Center Rd.

Carson, Calif. 90810

Sales (West): 800-234-0300

Sales (East): 800-947-5974

Fax: 310-549-6931

www.newageelectronics.com

www.synnex.com/nae/consumerelectronics

Locations served: Nationwide

New Age Electronics, a Division of SYNNEX, offers home entertainment solutions, products and brands. The company creates custom bundles that incorporate emerging technologies for all-inclusive solutions. New Age helps retailers maximize profits and manage returned goods by providing refurbishment solutions. Supply Chain Solutions (formally SYNNEX FlexSource) minimizes product touch points to ensure that retailers get products faster for less from one of our 12 strategically placed distribution centers.

Services:

• Bundling

• Flexible financing

• On-demand services

• Demand and lead-generation

• Refresh/refurb/end-of-life

• Consignment services

Warehouse Locations: Atlanta, Ga.; Chantilly, Va.; Dallas, Texas; Fremont, Calif.; Glendale Heights, Ill.; Grove City, Ohio; Keasbey, N.J.; Las Vegas, Nev.; Memphis, Tenn.; Olive Branch, Miss.; Ontario, Canada; and Portland, Oregon.

 

 

Petra Industries

2101 S. Kelly Ave.

Edmond, Okla. 73013

800-443-6975

405-216-2100

Fax: 800-997-3872 or 405-216-2102

www.petra.com

Locations served: Nationwide

Petra is a wholesale distributor of consumer electronics, custom installation products, mobile audio/video accessories and appliance connection supplies. Petra carries more than 20,000 products and accessories from more than 500 manufacturers. Petra offers its dealers a lowest-price guarantee, a free freight program and flexible payment options. Petra never requires a minimum order and offers 24-hour online ordering. Petra's 1,300-plus-page catalog is mailed twice annually to retailers, e-tailers, installers and integrators across the U.S.

Services:

• Petra's lowest-price guarantee will beat any competitor's advertised price. Guaranteed.

• Account setup is secure via Petra's online application system.

• Orders can be placed by web, phone or fax 24/7.

• Petra offers same-day shipping for orders placed by 6 pm CDT, and dealers can also inquire about Petra's free three-day shipping upgrade.

• Dealers can keep their product mix diversified without a big investment and only buy what they need, and Petra will never require or charge a fee for a minimum order.

• Flexible payment options let customers choose from C.O.D., credit card ornet terms.

 

 

THE POWERHOUSE ALLIANCE

2880 West Liberty Ave.

Pittsburgh, Pa. 15216

Contact: Dennis Holzer - Executive Director

dholzer@powerhousealliance.com

412-531-2068

www.powerhousealliance.com

The PowerHouse Alliance is a national consortium of prominent regional distributors that provides high-tech products and value-added services to our partners. Each member of the PowerHouse Alliance provides all electronic and custom dealers a one-stop solution in each of our 31 warehouses.

 

PowerHouse Alliance members include:

 

AUTCO / Vision Marketing

Main Office and St. Louis Warehouse:

10900 Midwest Industrial Blvd.

St. Louis, Mo. 63132

800-777-6524

Fax: 314-426-7378

Kansas City Warehouse Address:

9936 West 62nd Terr.

Merriam, Kans. 66203

800-298-6262

Wichita Warehouse Address:

901 East 45th Street North

Wichita, Kans. 67219

316-712-1000

http://www.autco.com

Locations served: Serving retailers and custom installation dealers in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Southern Illinois.

 

Consumer Electronic Distributors (C.E.D.)

3075 Commercial Ave.

Northbrook, Ill. 60062

847-656-8900

Fax: 847-656-8989

Email: sales@goced.com

www.goced.com

Locations served: Main headquarters in Northbrook, Ill., Wisconsin and another location planned for Minnesota. C.E.D. serves custom installers, retailers, corporate accounts and e-commerce sites. With a new and improved website our customers now have full access to our entire inventory and complete specification sheets on every product we have 24/7. We also have an outside sales team that works with our dealers. C.E.D. offers competitive shipping rates, with no minimum order. C.E.D. also has a new training facility in our Northbrook, Ill., location.

 

CTD Marketing

Pat Brames

5830 Industrial Rd.

PO Box 5122, Fort Wayne, Ind. 46825

284 Gradle Dr.

Carmel, IN 46032

800-777-4856

Fax: 260-484-8738

www.ctdmarketing.com

Locations served: Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky

 

Electrical Distributing (EDI)

4600 N.W. St. Helens Rd.

Portland, Ore. 97210

503-226-4044

Fax: 503-226-4040

Email: marty@edinw.com

www.edinw.com

Seattle Office:

6750 South 180th St.

Tukwila, Wash. 98188

Phone: 206-248-1854

Fax: 206-248-1867

Locations served: Pacific Northwest

EDI's product categories include indoor and outdoor appliances, cameras, camcorders, car audio, car video, navigation and home entertainment. The company distributes from its two main points in the Northwest-EDI Portland and EDI Seattle-primarily supplying higher-end electronics to a variety of specialty retailers. The company houses inventory in a 100,000-square-foot center in Oregon and a 55,000-square-foot center in Seattle.

Services:

• Wholesale pricing

• Regular specials on purchases, posted online

• Secure online login for dealers

• Stock check on-line for dealers

• Catalog published three times a year

• Help sales and order desk

• Truck and van delivery; schedules posted online

• Demonstration vehicle for Pioneer products

 

Mountain West Distributors

Main office and Salt Lake City Warehouse:

2889 South 900 West

Salt Lake City, Utah 84119

801-487-5694

800-453-7204

Fax: 801-467-3006

Denver Warehouse:

14135 E. 42nd Ave., #60

Denver, Colo. 80239

303-371-7777

800-869-8102

Fax: 303-371-7787

Phoenix Warehouse:

3757 E. Broadway Rd., Suite #1

Phoenix, AZ 85040

602-437-1121

www.mountainwestdistributors.com

States served: Utah, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona

Mountain West's product categories include custom installation, home theater, commercial audio/video, retail, mobile audio/video and navigation. We offer a variety of products to our dealers, along with the training necessary to help their success.

 

MRI Premium Distribution Services

Corporate Headquarters:

74 Northwest Dr.

Plainville, Conn. 06062

Boston Area Location:

398 Cedar Hill St.

Marlborough, Ma. 01752

888-824-9569

Fax: 860-747-0005

www.mridirect.com

Email: info@mridirect.com

Locations served: Northeastern U. S.

MRI offers an assortment of consumer electronics brands and support services. Each location features product showrooms, including fully integrated whole home/commercial systems and training facilities. MRI System Services helps dealers with system design, sales, installation and programming. As host to the MRI Expo, an annual electronics event in New England, we showcase 60 of the industry's leading manufacturers and offer hundreds of hours of education and training. Courses include CEDIA and MECP, sales and management seminars and extensive vendor trainings. Order 24/7 at www.mridirect.com and find complete product listings, pricing, technical updates and more. Shipments are delivered next day to most of the northeast via regular ground service and same day thru MRI's delivery vehicles.

 

M. Rothman & Company

50 Williams Dr.

Ramsey, N.J. 07446

201-818-1600

www.mrothmanonline.com/mrothman

Locations served: Nationwide

M. Rothman offers one-stop shopping for consumer electronics and appliances, with 24-hour shipping in most cases. The company has also developed a business-to-business e-commerce center, offering around-the-clock access to inventory, product spec sheets, order status, carrier tracking, vendor rebates, order placement capabilities, order history, auto-notification feature, warranty information, policies and more.

Services:

• Online ordering, 24/7

• Virtual Showroom services

• Sales information support

• Advertising/promotion support programs

• Ad copy programs

• Professional sales staff and training

• Order tracking and returns management

• 5,000-square-foot showroom for dealer shows and seminars

 

Volutone Distributing

170 West Cochran St.

Simi Valley, Calif. 93065

800-795-5111

Fax: 805-520-8515

www.volutone.com

Locations served: Western U.S.

With six locations in California and Nevada, Volutone serves the custom installation, home entertainment and automation markets. The company carries a wide array of electronics, accessories, theater seating and hard-to-find components and parts. The company maintains 90,000 square feet of warehouse space with more than 60 lines and 12,000 different products in inventory.

Brands: 60 premium brands, including Yamaha, Pioneer, LG, Toshiba, RTI, JVC and Jamo.

 

Wave Electronics

11323-A Tanner Rd.

Houston, Texas 77041

713-466-9283

Fax: 832-328-1512

www.wave-electronics.net

Locations served: Nationwide

Wave Electronics is a national distributor of audio, video, telecommunications and home theater products. Wave services all aspects of the custom installation trade. The company's website provides direct access to each of its manufacturer's home pages and allows customers to place orders online and to create customizable price booklets.

Services:

• Same-day shipping

• Pre-paid freight incentives

 

SDI Technologies, Inc.

1299 Main St.

Rahway, N.J. 07065 

800-333-3092

www.sditechnologies.com; www.ihomeaudio.com

Founded in 1956, SDI Technologies designs, manufactures and markets a broad range of consumer electronics that are both innovative and high in quality. SDI's key product lines include alarm clocks, clock radios, portable speakers, home audio systems, headphones, charging stations and computer accessories. SDI's key brands include iHome, Timex, New Balance, Bongiovi DPS, and Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad/AirPlay.

 

SED International

4916 North Royal Atlanta Dr.

Tucker, Ga. 30084

770-491-8962

800-444-8962

Fax: 800-329-2733

www.sedonline.com

SED International is a provider of consumer electronics, computer hardware and cellular products from more than 150 manufacturers to channel partners throughout the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Services:

• Dedicated sales representatives for every customer

• Six worldwide distribution centers

• Same-day shipping

• Free shipping programs

• Flexible financing

• Demo & evaluation programs

• SED Rewards

• Extensive fulfillment & logistical services

• Real-time web ordering, availability, pricing, order tracking and product details

 

Smarthome

16542 Millikan Ave.

Irvine, Calif. 92606

800-762-7846

949-477-5505

www.smarthome.com

Locations served: Worldwide

Smarthome (a division of SmartLabs) has been in business since 1992. Smarthome is the world's largest home automation retailer, selling over 13,000 home automation products, including lighting control, security, home theater and home control products. Smarthome distributes SmartLabs' proprietary lighting control products called Insteon. Smarthome prints millions of catalogs per year and services customers in more than 130 countries. Smarthome provides 24/7 ordering and free lifetime technical and customer support six days per week. Customers can order through Smarthome's direct-mail catalog, at their website, over the phone or at its retail store in Irvine, Calif.

Services:

• Technical support

• Fulfillment with same-day shipping

• Smarthome research and development subsidiary

 

Worthington Distribution

566 Route 390

HC 1 Box 1748

Tafton, Pa. 18464

800-282-8864

Fax: 866-542-0470

www.worthdist.com

sales@worthdist.com

Locations served: Nationwide

Worthington Distribution is a full-service national distributor specializing in home automation and system integration equipment and supplies. Products offered include lighting and lighting control, home automation, system integration, security, whole house audio, distributed video, access control, telephone and intercom systems, central vac, motorized window treatments and home theater equipment. Worthington is the world's largest HAI distributor.

Brands: HAI, Leviton, Russound, SquareD, Coleman Cable, DSC, KeyDigital, Middle Atlantic, Philips Pronto, Panasonic, Proficient, Speco, Xantech, UEI-Nevo and more.

Services:
• Technical support for pre-sales design services and post-sales configuration

• True wholesale dealer pricing

• Same-day shipping from huge "stock on hand"

• No minimum order

• No handling fees

• Print and online catalog

• Four-day hands-on training class and free online training; more information on training is available at www.worthingtonu.com

 

WYNIT

5801 East Taft Rd.

North Syracuse, N.Y. 13212

800-GO-WYNIT

Fax: 315-437-0432

www.wynit.com

Locations served: Nationwide

WYNIT, Inc. is a national distributor with a 20-year history of selling internationally branded products in the consumer electronics, digital photography, wide format and technical graphics, print and presentation, video editing, outdoor, security and photo ID market categories. The company operates with the core purpose of "Improving the competitive position of our dealers and suppliers" with a passion for continuous improvement. The company is known for competitive pricing, no minimum-order requirements, same-day shipping, expert sales support and an integrated product mix so important to dealers, resellers and system integrators nationwide. WYNIT operates multiple warehouses providing coast-to-coast coverage.


 

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