PRO Group Selects Furman Sound and Panamax as Source for Power Conditioners

Furman Sound, LLC. and Panamax today announced that the companies have been selected by the Progressive Retailers Organization (PRO) Group to supply power conditioners and surge protectors for resale by the PRO Group member companies.


Agency Contact:
Rae Morrow
Wall Street Communications
Tel: +1 (775) 626 -7722
E -mail: rae.morrow@wallstcom.com

Furman Sound Contact:
Dave Dilitkanich
Marketing Manager
Tel: +1 (707) 763 -1010
E -mail: DaveD@furmansound.com
www.furmansound.com

Panamax Contact:
Lori Bailey
Marketing Services Manager
Tel: +1 (800) 472 -5555 x3902
E -mail: lorib@panamax.com
www.panamax.com

For Immediate Release

PRO Group Selects Furman Sound and Panamax as Source for Power Conditioners


PETALUMA, Calif. - June 19, 2006 - Furman Sound, LLC. and Panamax today announced that the companies have been selected by the Progressive Retailers Organization (PRO) Group to supply power conditioners and surge protectors for resale by the PRO Group member companies.

"Furman and Panamax are able to offer a complete line of equipment to address power management applications in consumer electronics," said Dave Keller, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Furman. "And now, by creating one financial program for the two brands, we're making it easy for PRO Group members to be able to offer their customers these two leading options in power conditioning and surge protection."

The PRO Group is the consumer electronics industry's leading up -market buying group, and its members include Abt Electronics, Anderson's, JB Audio Centre, Bjorn's Audio/Video, Crutchfield Corporation, Electronics Expo, Flanner's Home Entertainment, Huppin's/OneCall, Ken Crane's, ListenUp, MyerEmco, Ovation Audio/Video, 6th Avenue Electronics, Tweeter Home Entertainment Group, and Vann's of Montana. While coordinating purchasing for its members, the PRO Group also facilitates idea exchanges on the best advertising, merchandising, and training practices.

"Bringing Panamax and Furman together was intended to facilitate just this kind of deal," said John Maloney, vice president of sales for Panamax. "Our combined product lines and technologies allow the member companies of the PRO Group to offer their customers the broadest range and highest quality power conditioning and surge protection available."

Furman's highly acclaimed professional and consumer products include a complete line of AC power management products engineered for professional applications and today's high -end home theater systems. Panamax's wide range of innovative and award -winning power conditioning products address home theater electronics, high definition cable and satellite TV systems, household appliances, office equipment, and related electrical systems.


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About Furman Sound
Furman has been designing, developing, and manufacturing professional electronic products since 1974 and is a world leader in the power conditioning market. Since its inception manufacturing products for the professional music industry, Furman has maintained its place as the industry leader while, at the same time, stretching the bounds of technology to provide power purification solutions for a wide range of applications including sound reinforcement, audio/video recording, broadcasting, data processing, telecomm, and home theater. More information about Furman Sound is available at www.furmansound.com.


About Panamax
For over 30 years, Panamax has specialized in producing innovative power conditioning products available to protect home and small business electronics equipment from damage caused by power surges and lightning. The company's extensive line of award -winning power conditioners is designed to safeguard a wide array of electrical equipment including computers, telephone systems, copiers, domestic appliances, home theater, and direct broadcast satellite systems. Panamax is ISO 9001 -certified and markets its line of power conditioners throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim. The company has earned numerous industry awards and is backed by outstanding customer service and the best warranties the industry has to offer. For additional information on Panamax and its innovative products, please visit
www.panamax.com.




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