MONTREAL, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of a strategic initiative and consolidation of the Canadian Audio Visual market space, Duocom Canada Inc. announces the sale of it's Vancouver operation to Evolution Presentation Technologies.
Duocom and Evolution would also like to announce that they have entered into a strategic alliance which will provide us with the capability to offer our clients, no matter where they require professional AV services in the country, the same outstanding service they experience currently when dealing with either Duocom or Evolution.
"We will be aligning management practices, marketing efforts, product offerings, service, installation and rental staging quality standards to be able to provide comparable service no matter what province or city our clients require our services." Said Steve Read - CEO of Evolution
"With so many synergies, Duocom is extremely excited about this alliance and we look forward to offering great audio visual solutions coast to coast in an official fashion" Commented Ross Fairholm CEO of Duocom..
Duocom had recently announced further expansion into the Kitchener / Waterloo area and with the acquisition by Evolution of the Vancouver operation, the strategic alliance is further defined by having Evolution serving customers in Manitoba westward including Thunder Bay and Duocom Ontario eastward.
The Canadian cities where we collectively have full service branch offices are:
Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg and Thunder Bay under Evolution. Hamilton, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal, Halifax and the recently opened Kitchener / Waterloo office representing Duocom.
Duocom Canada and Evolution Presentation Technologies are also pleased to announce that Evolution has been accepted as a member of Professional Systems Network International (PSNI). (www.psni.org) Professional Systems Network International is a premier network of audiovisual and broadcast communications systems integrators. Our independent industry leaders design, build, install and service AV and broadcast systems with attention to creativity, flexibility and advanced technology. Duocom was until now the only Canadian member of this prestigious organization, and with the addition of Evolution to the group, they together can provide unparalleled service and coverage from coast to coast in Canada and throughout the United States with 31 current affiliates and over 60 locations. Like Duocom, Evolution Presentation Technologies has a long history (35+ years) of providing professional AV solutions, from Event Services to Integrated System design and installation, to AV product sales and service.
Visit us at www.duocom.ca or www.evolutionav.ca for more information on our companies and the products and services we provide.
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For further information: For further information: Mike Teolis, Sr. Vice President Sales and Marketing, Duocom Canada Inc., (514) 341-8181, firstname.lastname@example.org