Panamax/Furman today announced that the company has named Joe Manning of International Sales as its new manufacturer's representative for the Asia-Pacific region.

PETALUMA, Calif. -- Jan. 16, 2012 -- Panamax/Furman today announced that the company has named Joe Manning of International Sales as its new manufacturer's representative for the Asia-Pacific region. Under the agreement, Manning will help Panamax/Furman expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific market by establishing distribution networks and managing sustained growth for the company's consumer and Pro A/V lines of power and energy management solutions.

Manning founded International Sales in 1993 to provide a bridge between U.S. manufacturers and professional distributors and dealers around the world. For the last 18 years, the company has sold high-quality home theater and commercial A/V systems from high-profile manufacturers through its international distribution networks. As the company's owner and president, Manning has been recognized as a "CEDIA Manufacturer's Representative of the Year."

"It's an honor to be selected by Panamax/Furman to represent its innovative products in the Asia-Pacific region," said Manning. "The company has continued to lead the pack in power and energy management, and offers a wide portfolio of solutions to meet the needs of customers in all the major electronic markets. I look forward to working with Panamax/Furman as we develop new distribution networks and further penetrate the Asia-Pacific market."

"Joe Manning is an accomplished leader who has garnered respect throughout the A/V industry for his sales and distribution expertise in both the commercial and home theater markets," said Dave Keller, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Panamax/Furman. "His experience is a perfect match for Panamax/Furman and will be instrumental in increasing our market share in the Asia-Pacific region. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with him and International Sales."

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About Panamax/Furman
Panamax and Furman have been international leaders in providing award-winning, innovative power management products for more than 35 years. Their power and energy management products give audio/video systems the pure, noise-free power they need for superlative performance, providing longevity to the components connected while protecting them from damage caused by power surges and lightning. Together -- as part of Panamax LLC -- Panamax, Furman, and PFPower (a Panamax/Furman brand) address all major electronic markets, including home theater, professional audio and music, broadcasting, audio/video recording, OEM, and office equipment. Panamax/Furman's cloud-based power and energy management platform, BlueBOLT(R), sets a new industry standard in ease of installation and use. The company is based in Petaluma, Calif., and sells through an international dealer network and through select retail outlets. More information is available at and

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