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AtlasIED Appoints Hills as Distribution Partner for Australia & New Zealand
Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

AtlasIED Headquarters, Phoenix, AZ (Jan 4th, 2017) - AtlasIED is pleased to announce Hills as the exclusive distribution partner for Australia and New Zealand. This move unites innovative communication solutions from AtlasIED with leading-edge AV distribution in Hills.  AtlasIED manufactures mass notification, life safety, IP endpoint, and speech privacy solutions. Hills provides full-service, value-added distribution support for markets such as mass transit hubs, education facilities, healthcare campuses, corporate workplaces, government institutions, and retail spaces.

With over 2,000 specialized products, AtlasIED prides itself on being a true, "one-source" provider for the audio communications market. Offering one of the widest and deepest product ranges in the industry, the company's technologies can seamlessly interface and integrate into existing analog and future IT-based infrastructures.


AtlasIED CEO and President, John Ivey, said the appointment of Hills gave AtlasIED a serious, long-term business partner who is ideally suited to support AtlasIED brand growth in Australia and New Zealand.


"AtlasIED is honored to partner with Hills," Ivey stated. "They are a visionary distributor with solid support infrastructure across the entire ANZ region. They perfectly match our growth strategy. Hills has deep dealer support systems that will make choosing from our range of audio, digital paging, sound masking, security, evacuation, and IP endpoint solutions easy. We are in very good hands."


Hills CEO, David Lenz, said that the AtlasIED offering would give Hills the opportunity to offer integrated technology and mass communication solutions for infrastructure projects like airports, tunnels, and other big ticket developments that needed state-of-the-art equipment, rated for special applications.


"Hills continues to build and

invest in our AV business, attracting global technology leaders with products that reinvigorate our portfolio and create opportunities for sales and growth," Lenz stated. "As the largest value-added building technologies distributor in the ANZ region, we have a deep understanding of the industry and what end-users want, and we look forward to developing this partnership with AtlasIED to provide a total AV solution for customers."


Hills' Head of Audio Visual Product Practice, Dan Fletcher, said AtlasIED had a legacy of more than 80 years of research and manufacturing excellence.


"It's an exciting opportunity to bring that expertise and innovation to the ANZ market," Fletcher said. "We see the AtlasIED product fitting seamlessly alongside our existing portfolio. We have appointed a dedicated manager for the product and we expect strong market interest."


AtlasIED International Sales Manager, Dean Standing said, "I've had the privilege of working with Hills previously and have always been impressed with their level of technical expertise and customer support. We are confident in Hills' ability to provide our mutual customers with the complete package of products and support that they need to be successful."