JACKSONVILLE, FL — February 7, 2005 — Phase Technology, manufacturer of award-winning home entertainment speakers, recognized its sales representatives and distributors who achieved exceptional performance throughout 2004. The top two firms in both the rep and distributor categories were chosen based on overall sales growth and new account development over the last year.
“Phase Technology is greatly appreciative of the support it receives from its dedicated network of representatives and distributors,” said Roberta Lewis, vice president of sales and marketing at Phase Technology. “CES 2005 was the perfect time for the entire Phase Technology family to look at what we accomplished together during 2004, and to congratulate those who did an outstanding job supporting our products throughout 2004. In 2005, we plan on providing our reps and dealers more exciting products and the support that makes Phase Technology their best business partner.”
The award for Phase Technology’s 2004 Sales Representative of the Year went to Indianapolis, Indiana–based Ideal Marketing. Tom McNab and Ron Harker were present to accept the award for the firm, which covers Kentucky, Michigan, and Indiana. The runner-up honors for Representative of the Year were given to Maxon Marketing, whose headquarters are in Sylmar, California. The award was accepted by Joe Kim.
The 2004 Distributor of the Year award was given to Custom Solutions Distributing Inc., which is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and covers Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Lindsay Davis accepted the award, which was given for the company’s strong brand support, technology training courses, and sales growth. Locus Distribution, which covers the mid-Atlantic region for Phase Technology, received the runner-up award for Distributor of the Year. Eric Gagnier accepted the award for the firm, which is based in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
About Phase Technology
Phase Technology Corporation (toll-free at 888-PHASE TK; website at www.phasetech.com < http://www.phasetech.com/> ) is one of the few fully-vertically integrated American speaker manufacturers. In 2005, the company celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its inception as original equipment manufacturer, United Speaker Systems. Today, it still designs and produces all speaker components in-house. Phase Technology’s speaker lines incorporate many proprietary innovations like the soft-dome tweeter, the industry’s standard invented by Bill Hecht, founder of Phase Technology. Other patents include the positive-clamping mounting system for the premier in-wall Model CI-110 Series II and IW-200 in-wall subwoofer. The company also developed the Unicell Zero-Diffraction treatment that reduces acoustic reflections off cabinet and grille surfaces. Phase Technology manufactures its wood cabinets by hand and performs quality control tests at every step of fabrication.
Backed by five decades of design and engineering excellence in the manufacture of high quality, affordable speakers, Phase Technology supports its products with a 10-year warranty on speakers, while amplifiers are backed by a 3-year warranty. Phase Technology’s digital home theater, audiophile, outdoor, in-wall/in-ceiling custom installation speakers, as well as powered and in-wall subwoofers are constructed at the company’s Jacksonville, Florida facility.
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