GEPCO EXPANDS OFFERINGS FOR RESIDENTIAL AND HOME THEATER MARKETS

Gepco International Inc., known for over two decades as a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional audio and video cable announced that it is increasing its product offerings for the residential, home theater and commercial markets.

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GEPCO EXPANDS OFFERINGS FOR
RESIDENTIAL AND HOME THEATER MARKETS

Des Plaines, IL, April 13, 2006 - Gepco International Inc., known for over two decades as a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional audio and video cable and interconnect products, announced that it is increasing its product offerings for the residential, home theater and commercial markets. Rapidly growing and converging, the residential and corporate A/V markets can now benefit from Gepco's comprehensive product range, extensive application knowledge, and reliable customer service and support.

For cabling needs, Gepco now offers both the full range of Gepco brand broadcast and commercial -grade cables, as well as the new and expanded line of Sheer Wire residential cable products. Formerly known as Sheer Sound, Sheer Wire provides cabling solutions for a variety of residential applications: home theater audio and video, network and automation, touch panel systems, lighting, structured cabling, and video distribution.

As a complete supplier of interconnect solutions, Gepco will now be stocking new product lines while expanding several of its current distributed product lines. New or expanded product lines include Tripp -Lite Power Conditioners and UPS systems, Platinum tools and connectors, and ICM compression connectors and wall plate systems. These new products are added to an already extensive list of distributed products Gepco offers, which include Neutrik connectors, Switchcraft connectors, Middle Atlantic racks, Paladin tools, Kings connectors, Tyton wire management products, and ADC patchbays and connectors, among others.

In addition to bulk cable, connectors, and accessories, Gepco also offers in -house custom cable and custom panel designs. Cable assemblies and panels can be fabricated from any of Gepco's extensive product inventory. This value -added service allows designers and installers to have custom interconnects designed and produced to the individual requirements of each system.

Along with the comprehensive range of products, Gepco provides unparalleled support. With expert application knowledge and excellent customer service, designers and installers in the residential and corporate A/V markets can turn to Gepco for product recommendations, technical support, and quick order fulfillment.

"With the expansion of commercial and residential technologies, designers and installers require new and professional -grade products and support," comments Scott Fehl, Gepco's Director of Marketing. "To meet these demands, Gepco is proud to offer a full range of both cable and connectivity products combined with our industry -leading sales and support team."

Cabling products manufactured and distributed by Gepco are featured in two new catalogs - the full -line G9 Gepco catalog and the Sheer Wire residential cable catalog. Gepco's distributed product lines are featured in the new Commercial A/V and Residential Interconnect Products catalog. Visit www.gepco.com to download or request a print copy of any of Gepco's catalogues.

Gepco International, Inc., with headquarters in Des Plaines, IL, and a branch location in Burbank, CA, has been a leading provider of studio and broadcast audio and video cables for more than 20 years. The company also specializes in manufacturing custom cable assemblies, panels, patch bay harnesses and breakout boxes. In addition, Gepco stocks and distributes connectors, patchbays and other cable -related products. For more information, visit the Gepco Web site at www.gepco.com.

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