PowerHouse Alliance Announces 40th Facility

National distributor group adds 40th venue to service its growing roster of specialty dealers, custom integrators and retailers.

Pittsburgh, PA - December 18, 2014 - The PowerHouse Alliance today announced the addition of its 40th facility, delivering premium products spanning the residential and commercial audio/video, home entertainment, security, IT and consumer electronics accessories markets.

Located in Bloomington, MN and lead by Alliance member, Consumer Electronics Distributors (C.E.D.), the new facility offers a convenient Will-Call area, designed to increase efficiency while providing a fast, reliable customer experience. Combined with a state-of-the-art automated warehouse, the new location also boasts an effective shipping service including numerous outgoing orders each day via UPS, FedEX, LTL along with the distributor's very own local delivery trucks, ensuring products get into customer hands where and when they need it most.

"We are thrilled to announce the opening of our 40th location," said Dennis Holzer, Executive Director for PowerHouse Alliance. "The addition of a new venue signifies not only the strength and viability of the consumer electronics industry, but also the continued momentum for our distributor members and the Alliance as a whole. We congratulate C.E.D. on this milestone, marking their third location in the region."

"All of us within the PowerHouse Alliance are committed to building mutually beneficial, fruitful relationships with each and every customer, and to do so availability and consistency are key," said Avery Baron, President of C.E.D. "With that in mind, we are happy to have the opportunity to extend our reach and better serve our region, and equally excited to add to the growing authority of the Alliance."

Together the PowerHouse Alliance group of distributors act as a true resource for today's CI pros; offering a mix of 24/7 online ordering availability, same day shipping, customer service, technical support, training, and access to tier-one CE brands. To learn more about the PowerHouse Alliance or any of its member distributors, please visit www.powerhousealliance.com.

About PowerHouse Alliance
The PowerHouse Alliance is a national consortium of 13 regional wholesale distributors delivering name brand products for custom installers, specialty dealers, large retailers and industry buying groups in the residential and commercial audio/video, home entertainment, security, IT and consumer electronics accessories markets. With combined annual sales in excess of $800 million, PowerHouse Alliance member companies represent 800,000+ square feet of warehouse space in 40 convenient locations stocked with more than 150+ product lines. Creating cost efficiencies for manufacturers and buying power for customers, the Alliance offers a national footprint with the added benefit of local sales, training and support.

Powerhouse Alliance members include: 21st Century, Autco, Audio America, CED, CTD, Dorrance Supply, ECD, EDI, Mountain West, MRI, Sierra Select, Ultimate Integration, and Volutone.

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