Phase Technology Expands National Sales Force

Leading Speaker Manufacturer Adds Four New Firms to Boost Nationwide Customer Support

JACKSONVILLE, FL - July 9, 2004 - Phase Technology, the leading American manufacturer of home entertainment speakers and systems, announced the expansion of its sales force, adding four rep firms as part of its national strategy to promote its comprehensive line of audio and custom installation products. Representative firms Ideal Marketing, Maxon Marketing, Westworld Distribution Corporation and R&G Audio were selected to expand Phase Technology's brand presence and increase awareness of its cutting -edge product designs within the custom installation channel.


"Ideal Marketing, Maxon Marketing, Westworld Distribution and R&G Audio perfectly augment our national team," stated Roberta Lewis, vice president of sales and marketing of Phase Technology. "Each is highly responsive and service -oriented with terrific customer service records coupled with strong audio and custom installation expertise. All of us at Phase Technology are excited to have them supporting our efforts to show dealers the benefits behind each of our outstanding speaker families."

Ideal Marketing, headed by principals Dan Gilkey and Tom McNab, will serve the Indiana, Kentucky, and Michigan territories. Maxon Marketing, led by principal Joe Kim, and Westworld Distribution, behind principal Michael Laurino and manager, Matthew Small, will service the Southern California territory. R&G Audio, headed by Bob Rullo, will service the Metropolitan NY and NJ markets. Members from each of the four firms will travel to Phase Technology's Jacksonville, Florida headquarters for training and a tour of the company's vertically integrated factory.

About Phase Technology

Phase Technology Corporation (toll -free at 888 -PHASE TK; website at www.phasetech.com) is one of the few fully -vertically integrated American speaker manufacturers. The company started as United Speaker Systems in 1955 as an original equipment manufacturer and still designs and produces its own sub -assemblies 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 cover the self -damping woofer voice coil, the manufacturing process for flat -piston midrange drivers and woofers, silicone -injected drivers for resonance damping, and the positive -clamping mounting system for the premier in -wall Model CI -110/II. 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 the fabrication process.

Building on five decades of design and engineering innovation in the manufacture of high quality, yet 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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