Press Releases and Information

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Gefen Now Shipping 4K Ultra HD HDBaseT™ 2.0 Extender for HDMI

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, June 2, 2016 – Providing dealers with the best signal extension capabilities on the market today, Gefen , the A/V signal management unit of Core Brands, a Nortek company (NASDAQ: NTK), today announced that the 4K Ultra HD HDBaseT™ 2.0 Extender for HDMI (GTB-UHD-HBT2) is now shipping from Core Brands.

“We are committed to helping dealers capitalize on the ever-changing technologies that are shaping the...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

New Gefen Ultra HD HDBaseT 2.0 Extender for HDMI (EXT-UHDA-HBT2) Provides Integrators with Flawless 4K Signal Extension

PETALUMA, CA May 31, 2016 – Providing commercial integrators with a large selection of robust 4K signal extension solutions, Gefen , the A/V signal management unit of Core Brands, a Nortek company (NASDAQ: NTK), today introduced the EXT-UHDA-HBT2, a new HDMI extender that uses HDBaseT™ 2.0 technology to extend 4K digital AV, Ethernet, RS-232, 2-way IR, 2-way audio, and 2-way POH compliant power up to 330 feet over one CAT-5e cable. Product is shipping now...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Nortek Closes on Its Minority Stake in MiOS Limited and Announces First Technology Integration Launch

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) - Nortek, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTK ), a global diversified industrial company with leading brands and innovative air management and technology-driven solutions for residential and commercial applications, today announced that it closed on its 25% stake in MiOS Limited, a global technology company focused on developing and distributing advanced control and monitoring...

Monday, April 4, 2016

Core Brands To Showcase Signal Processing, Power and Audio Solutions at ISC West 2016

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, April 4, 2016 – Expanding its commitment to provide security channel integrators with the industry’s most powerful line-up of signal processing, power, and audio solutions, Core Brands today announced that it will showcase offerings from Gefen, Furman, Panamax and Proficient at ISC West 2016 at booth #3089 at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 6-8, 2016.

“We introduced our video signal processing solutions to the security channel...

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Core Brands Receives Four 2016 Quest for Quality Awards from CE Pro Magazine

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, March 31, 2016 – Underscoring its position as a premier supplier of both products and services to its growing and expanding dealer network, leading automation, entertainment and control technology manufacturer, Core Brands, a Nortek company (NASDAQ: NTK), today received four 2016 Quest for Quality Awards from CE Pro Magazine . Core Brands was awarded Platinum for Best Trade Show Presence and Gold in the Best Shipping Policies category, while ELAN won Silver for Best...

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Sub-Zero & Wolf Relies on ELAN Control and Niles Audio to Provide High-End Clientele with a Luxury Shopping Experience

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, March 22, 2016 – When selling home appliances with price tags in the tens of thousands of dollars, the shopping experience must be nothing short of perfect. That’s why, when renovating their ultra-chic Knightsbridge showroom in London, Sub-Zero & Wolf turned to leading technology integration firm Your Smart Home to design and install an integrated A/V infrastructure that would provide customers with a high-end shopping experience to match the upscale products at...

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Core Brands Appoints Indigo Distribution as the Exclusive UK Distributor for Sunfire, Furman and Xantech

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, March 17, 2016 — Strengthening the representation of its lineup of custom installation solutions throughout the UK and Ireland, Core Brands today announced the appointment of Indigo Distribution as the exclusive UK distributor of Sunfire, Furman and Xantech. These are in addition to the ELAN® and Niles® brands already distributed by Indigo in the UK mainland.

“Matthew Booth and the Indigo Distribution team have done an outstanding job of growing our ELAN and...

Friday, March 4, 2016

Gary Sinise Foundation Turns to Core Brands to Manage Integrated Smart Home for Marine Corps Veteran

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, March 4, 2016 – Sgt. Nick Kimmel is a true American hero. After turning down a college baseball scholarship to join the Marines in 2008, his selflessness and patriotism was acknowledged by friends, family members and U.S. citizens alike. As Sgt. Kimmel served in Georgia, Eurasia, building a patrol base for the Georgian army, he landed on a 40-pound improvised explosive device (IED), knocking him unconscious for three days. Soon after, representatives from the Gary...

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Core Brands Recognizes Pro A/V Sales Excellence with 2015 Rep of the Year Award and Sales Achievement Award Presentations

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, March 3, 2016 – Leading audio, video control and power solutions provider Core Brands recently recognized several sales rep firms for outstanding sales achievement in the Pro A/V market by presenting them with Rep of the Year Awards at NAMM 2016.

According to Paul Roberts, Core Brands Sales Director of the Pro & OEM Channel, each of the rep firms singled out for recognition exceeded their plan in every measurable category. “We take great pride in having the...

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Gefen Joins the Line Up of Core Brands Solutions Available from the ProSource Buying Group

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, March 1, 2016 – Extending and strengthening a business partnership that already includes other key brands in its solutions portfolio, the leading control, audio, video and power solutions provider Core Brands today announced that its award-winning line of Gefen audio, video, and computer signal processing solutions is now available to dealers from ProSource ( www.ProSourceinfo.com ), the largest integration, audio, and video...

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