AMX Hiring Surge to Support Key Dealers

With Increased Demand for Control and Automation Solutions, Company Adding Talent and Initiatives Aimed at Benefiting Partners

RICHARDSON, Texas - April 8, 2010 - AMX®, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, today announced that in response to an optimistic outlook for sales of its control systems and audiovisual technology that substantial personnel additions are continuing to be made during the first quarter and throughout 2010.


AMX has begun the new year by hiring over 60 highly skilled new employees in key areas such as engineering, sales, marketing, research and worldwide support. These new additions will provide the resources required for new growth in key vertical markets as well as support the company's recently announced BullsEye Program, a partnership rewards initiative designed to enhance dealer technical competence with AMX products while providing benefits such as rebates, discounts and other special opportunities.

"The AMX Human Resources Team is continuing to position AMX for accelerated growth as the economy improves as well as address the needs of our dealers and partners," commented Steve Byars, AMX Vice President of Administration. "We are excited about the increasing demand globally for AMX solutions and look forward to 2010 and beyond."

Gathering steam from an uptick in sales to end 2009 and an infusion of innovative products, AMX has made strategic investments in areas that are exhibiting especially strong demand for automation and AV technology and services such as government, higher education and K -12 education.

AMX has been named a "Best Place to Work in America" for four consecutive years by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) together with the Great Places to Work Institute, Inc. (GPTW). Jobseekers interested in a career and other opportunities at AMX should log on to amx.com/aboutamx/careers.asp.



About AMX
AMX hardware and software solutions simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments. With the increasing number of technologies and operating platforms at work and home, AMX solves the complexity of managing this technology with reliable, consistent and scalable systems. Our award -winning products span control and automation, system -wide switching and audio/video signal distribution and technology management. They are implemented worldwide in conference rooms, homes, classrooms, network operation / command centers, hotels, entertainment venues, broadcast facilities, among others.

AMX was founded in 1982 and is a member of the Duchossois Group of Companies. For more information, visit www.amx.com


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