Vantage Controls Joins Home Technology Specialists of America
Vantage Controls, a Legrand brand, announced today that it has joined the Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA). HTSA, the member-owned buying group formed in 1996, provides technology and business education, sharing of best practices, and more. It’s growing membership base including leading manufacturers that are at the forefront of innovation to meet the current demands of the market and their customers.
Vantage Controls, a leader in residential energy efficient lighting control and automation offering solutions that combine exquisite craftsmanship, intuitive operation, and luxurious finishes, is now the third Legrand brand to become of member of HTSA, joining QMotion and Middle Atlantic Products. Legrand’s rapidly expanding business with buying groups now spans all three major groups: HTSA, ProSource and Azione, providing more opportunities and resources for dealers to benefit from the breadth of solutions Legrand provides.
"We are very proud to partner with high quality brands like Vantage Controls," says Jon Robbins, Executive Director of Home Technology Specialists of America. "Vantage Controls offers state-of-the-art lighting and automation solutions and no one is better than an HTSA dealer at designing, engineering and installing cutting edge, high performance solutions for their clients. We look forward to partnering with Vantage Controls to further grow their high performance custom integration business."
To help manage this growing business, industry veteran Julie Hazard has joined Legrand by way of Core Brands and Sonance. She will be based in Legrand’s Carlsbad, Calif. office and will oversee all strategic sales partnerships for Legrand brands Vantage Controls and QMotion.
“We’re thrilled to have Julie join our team,” says Dave Keller, VP Sales, Vantage Controls, Legrand North America. “Her 20+ years’ experience and reputation in the industry make her an asset to Legrand as we continue to build upon our strong dealer and customer relationships. The addition of HTSA is a big deal for us, and we’re already working on programs that will benefit both our dealers and customers in ways that will help to strengthen their business as we move into 2017.”
HTSA hosts several member events designed to inform and foster mutually beneficial business relationships between its member base of vendors and service providers within the custom installation industry. Vantage will participate in the Fall HTSA conference, October 18-20 in Chicago, Ill.
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