Middle Atlantic Proximity Sliding Mounting Plate Wins Best of Show at ISE 2018

Selected by Installation Magazine, the Industry-First Solution Quick-Access Mounting and Maintenance of Small Devices at the Display

FAIRFIELD, N.J. — Feb. 26, 2018 — Middle Atlantic Products today announced that its Proximity Series Sliding Mounting Plate was recognized with an ISE 2018 Best of Show Award by Installation Magazine. The Proximity Series Sliding Mounting Plate addresses the growing complexities in residential and commercial applications that stem from ongoing decentralization of systems often located at the display. The editors of Installation Magazine, which covers permanent audio, video, and lighting systems integration within the global market, judged the awards on the show floor.


"To be recognized within the global market for the Proximity Series Sliding Mounting Plate is a real honor for Middle Atlantic," said Timothy Troast, VP of product management, Middle Atlantic. "After identifying the challenges integrators are facing, we developed a solution that is perfect for mounting small devices behind the display, while providing ease of access with the sliding mechanism. The award serves as a confirmation of our mission to provide innovative solutions that enable integrators to deliver amazing AV experiences with every installation."

The Proximity Sliding Mounting Plate mounts directly on the wall behind the display, optimizing unused space to store and reliably support today's AV devices — without adding bulky storage furniture in the room or the need for an equipment closet. The plate mounts directly to the extrusion of Middle Atlantic's Vision Display Mount Series multi-display wall and ceiling mounts, increasing both installation flexibility and ease of maintenance. The Sliding Mounting Plate tucks discreetly behind the display, concealing equipment out of view for a clean, elegant aesthetic.

The new plate from Middle Atlantic is designed to ensure integrators can quickly and easily install and maintain their customers' systems. Integrators just slide the plate out from behind the display, unhook it from the sliding mechanism, and mount small devices onto the 15-inch by 10-inch mounting space. Adding to the convenience, the plate design allows integrators to service the system without having to remove the display or without being impeded by a small working space. This saves time on the job and eliminates the requirement for additional team members who would be required to safely remove and reinstall the display. In addition, the Proximity Series Sliding Mounting Plate features the industry's most well-known and sought-after mounting system — Middle Atlantic's patented, tool-free Lever Lock™ system. Speeding up serviceability, Lever Lock is expertly engineered to accommodate, conceal, and reliably mount a range of AV components without integrators lugging additional tools onsite.

More information about Middle Atlantic Products is available at www.middleatlantic.com.

Middle Atlantic Products has been part of Legrand since its acquisition in 2011.

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About Legrand and Legrand, North and Central America
Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand's global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines that includes AFCO Systems, C2G, Cablofil, Chief, Da-Lite, Electrorack, Finelite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Sanus, Solarfective, Vaddio, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating, and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.com.

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