Pantel Continues to Grow with New Products and Additions to Management Team

Pantel has Recently Appointed Michael May V.P, Operations and Steve Johnson, V.P., Sales, as well as Upgraded its Acclaimed Line of Outdoor Weatherproof LCD HDTVs, Added a "Mirror TV" Line, as well as Grown its Line of Periphery Product Offerings

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2008 - As Pantel (, the worldwide leader in outdoor weatherproof TV solutions, showcases its latest offerings at the EH Expo Fall 2008 (Nov. 5 -7 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.), the young company continues to grow by both adding new products and product lines as well as adding key management personnel to its roster.

Since the spring of 2008, Pantel has appointed Michael May V.P, Operations and Steve Johnson V.P., Sales. In this short timeframe, Pantel has also upgraded its acclaimed line of outdoor weatherproof LCD HDTVs to five models (20 -, 32 -, 42 -, 52 -, and 65 -inch screen sizes), added a four -model "Mirror TV" line for both indoor and outdoor applications, as well as grown its line of periphery product offerings, such as dust covers, consoles, and mounting solutions.

"In order to grow and to meet both short and long term market demands as well as company goals, Pantel needed to get the right sales, operations, and marketing personnel in place this year," explained Joe Pantel, Chief Executive Officer of Pantel Corp. "In our short one year history, we have already garnered great product reviews on our line of outdoor weatherproof LCD HDTVs with wireless capabilities, which have placed us with the elite in the industry. Pantel designs and distributes such unique and dependable products for such a fast growing segment of the industry that we are continually updating existing products and creating new ones to meet, and exceed, market demand. In order to do that, having the correct products and personnel in place are key missions for us."

According to Pantel, with the additions of Johnson and May to the Pantel TV family, they are now in the position to go after even greater market share as the company continues to expand.

"Steve [Johnson] is an industry veteran and has held executive level sales and marketing positions with companies such as SONY, Memorex, D -Link, and Proview," added Pantel. "This experience is invaluable to Pantel. As Steve drives our sales efforts, Michael [May] will drive our internal operations so all facets of our business work seamlessly."

According to Johnson, Pantel is positioned for even more explosive growth in both the short and long term. "We now have solid national distribution partners in place and have gained industry -wide recognition with being picked as finalist for a CEDIA Product of the Year award in our very first year of existence," he said. "In addition, we now have the internal and external managers in place to both carry us through to our first company 'birthday', as well as far into the future."

Outdoor residential and commercial entertainment used to be a very concerning and expensive project due to the threat of unpredictable weather. High definition TVs used outdoors had to be utilized under canopies or other types of overhangs, but that still did not always protect them from cold, heat, wind, and dust. Pantel TVs offer both homeowners and businesses to break free from the hassle, excessive expense, and these constant concerns thrown at them by Mother Nature. Beyond being weatherproof, Pantel TVs come complete with an industry -leading 802.11a wireless package that allows the user to broadcast audio and video wirelessly up to 150 ft.

"Beyond residential uses, such as on patios and in the back yard, Pantel outdoor weatherproof LCD HDTVs are perfect for commercial applications such as amusement parks, concert venues, race tracks, sports arenas/stadiums, outdoor exhibitions, restaurants, bars, hotels, and more," added Pantel. "Our new larger screen sizes, the 65 - and 52 -inch, will make for the ultimate outdoor home theater experience. They can also be utilized for large venue consumer or commercial applications where bigger screens are required."

Pantel has designed and tested its line of outdoor TVs in both extremes…the searing heat of Arizona desert summers, and the bitter cold of Minnesota winters. Pantel's proprietary dual flow ventilation system keeps Pantel TVs cool when it's hot and its state -of -the -art heating system creates heat to keep Pantel TVs working in colder climates. Pantel also has an Anti -Reflective glass screen that projects the sun's glare out of the viewing angle so you can enjoy watching a Pantel TV in any weather setting.

Pantel TV's can come in customizable packages that include mounting solutions and dust covers. For more information, including finding a dealer near you, please visit, email, or call 888 -726 -8350.

About Pantel
Pantel Corp., based in Orange County, Calif., is a worldwide leader in the design and distribution of high -end, weatherproof and water -resistant LCD television solutions and accessories for nearly unlimited indoor and outdoor applications. Pantel's product line consists of five screen sizes of outdoor weatherproof LCD HDTVs with integrated wireless distribution packages, four water/weatherproof "Mirror TV" screen sizes, wireless speakers, dust covers, consoles, and mounting solutions.

Pantel has created such products for use in both residential and commercial applications, such as in backyards, sports fields, restaurants, golf courses, amusement parks, and wherever entertainment, advertisement, and demonstrations would be hosted outdoors. Other such indoor residential and commercial applications include bathrooms/showers, spas, saunas, and wherever a customer wants video entertainment without fear of it being damaged by moisture.

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