Gefen Signs COMM-TEC as Master Distributor in Central Europe

German-Based COMM-TEC Now Serves as the Local Resource for Prompt Shipping and Ongoing Customer Support of the Entire Gefen Portfolio

CHATSWORTH, CA - Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced it has appointed COMM-TEC GmbH as the master distributor of Gefen products throughout Central Europe, including Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Benelux. Starting May 4, 2015, COMM-TEC will provide centralized support and services for all Gefen solutions in the region.

COMM-TEC has distributed Gefen solutions to its wide base of resellers and integrators in Europe for many years, steadily building on its reputation for value-added services above and beyond sales and distribution.

"COMM-TEC's broad footprint and value added services makes them ideal to supply regional resellers and integrators," explained Gefen's Director of International Sales. Jay Glikman. "Their focus aligns perfectly with Gefen's strategy of providing seamless signal management solutions."

COMM-TEC is very pleased about the advanced partnership. "This new relationship with Gefen, one of the most renowned manufacturers of A/V components in the world, exemplifies our strategy to work directly with leading A/V brand manufacturers to support local initiatives," stated Carsten Steinecker, Managing Director for Business Development at COMM-TEC.

Gefen is an important element in the COMM-TEC portfolio and a supporting pillar of the distributor's Think-Solutions-Concept.

About Gefen:
Gefen elevates system performance by making connectivity and signal management seamless. With a heritage of practical innovation, Gefen provides timely and intuitive connectivity products and solutions that bridge the gaps between rapidly advancing technology and real-world applications. We reinforce our commitment to high quality, problem-solving products with dedicated service and support, backed by the resources of the Nortek family of companies. By solving real problems with intuitive connectivity, Gefen helps maximize the value of integrated systems.

COMM-TEC is the leading pan-European distribution partner of future-based communication technologies with subsidiaries and sales offices in the most important countries and markets. Their headquarters is located in Uhingen, Germany, just east of Stuttgart. Besides being a distributor and value-added service provider, COMM-TEC is also a manufacturer of useful products for the market. COMM-TEC is the prime contact for dealers, system integrators, consultants and architects, and assists its partners in consultation, planning and realization of their projects, needs and wishes.

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