HARMAN Professional and cinema solutions provider dcinex today announced a commercial distribution agreement in which dcinex will provide sales and support for JBL Professional cinema loudspeakers and Crown cinema amplifiers and systems across the European continent.
Under terms of the agreement, dcinex can now purchase JBL and Crown cinema products directly from HARMAN and will handle service and support of the products. In addition, dcinex has the option to purchase from HARMAN's existing base of distributors throughout Europe.
"For several years, HARMAN products have been some of our best-selling items for cinema sound installations," says Till Cussmann, dcinex' Vice President of Exhibitor Services. "Thanks to this new distribution agreement, we are now able to offer JBL loudspeakers and Crown amplifiers at a competitive price while taking advantage of HARMAN's outstanding expertise in complex theatre configurations and immersive sound technology. We are happy to raise our partnership to the next level and together shape the future of sound in movie theaters across Europe."
"We are thrilled to continue our partnership with dcinex as we grow our presence in the cinema market throughout Europe," said Adrian Curtis, VP of Sales, EMEA, HARMAN Professional. "We are confident the combination of world-class HARMAN Professional cinema products and dcinex' industry and technology expertise will serve our existing customers well, while attracting new customers!"
HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, HarmanKardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 14,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.3 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.