Consumer

CEDIA - Custom Design & Installation Association

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association, or CEDIA, is an international trade association of companies. These companies specialize in planning and installing electronic systems for the home - typically media rooms, single or multi-room entertainment systems, home automation and communication systems, and integrated whole-house subsystems providing control of lighting, security and HVAC systems. The association was founded in September, 1989 and has a total membership of approximately 2,000 member companies.

CEDIA members are established, insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialised field. Member classifications include designer/installers, manufacturers, sales representatives, distributors, consultants and affiliates.

http://www.cedia.co.uk

RETRA - Radio, Electrical & Television Retailers' Association

retra - for the benefit of Member and Consumer alike, the UK's largest Specialist Association for the Independent Consumer Electronics Retailer.

This reputable and long established Association has traditionally required a high standard of commercial and technical competence amongst its members providing consumers with quality services.

Retailers in retra are conscious of their obligations to consumers and continue to meet them willingly as part of a standard of good retailing.

One of the pre-requisites of membership of retra is that retailers should provide adequate information and a reasonable display for any products sold.

http://www.retra.co.uk

NARDA

NARDA - North American Retail Dealers Association

Similar to the UK retra association

http://www.narda.com

 

Atacama Audio

Atacama is a UK company and manufacture a comprehensive range of speaker stands, hi-fi, and home cinema equipment racks, to meet the demanding needs of today's consumer.

http://www.atacama-audio.co.uk

 

Alphason Designs

Off-the-wall design and production of hi-fi and home entertainment furniture to accomodate the latest in sound and vision technology is something Alphason have been doing since 1985.

A range of specialist furniture for plasma screens is available from the UK's leading hi-fi and home entertainment furniture manufacturer.

http://www.alphasondesigns.com

 

BDI

USA based manufacturer of hi-fi and AV furniture.

http://www.bdiusa.com

 

Bush Industries Inc

USA based manufacturer of home entertainment furniture.

http://www.bushfurniture.com

 

Future Automation

Supplier of brackets and wall mounts for LCD, Plasma and Projectors both Manual and Automation products.

http://www.futureautomation.co.uk

 

Chief Manufacturing Inc.

USA based company with distribution centres throughout Europe. A broad product line-up for the AV presentation and home theatre markets. Products include LCD Projector ceiling mounts, electric lifts, carts and stands. Large Flat Screen ceiling mounts, wall mounts, electric lifts and carts. Small Flat Screen wall mounts, table stands and accessories.

http://www.chiefmfg.com

 

Irwin Seating

Canadian based, the world's largest manufacturing company of theatre seating with a line of luxurious chairs chosen specifically for use in residential environments.

http://www.irwinseating.com

 

Lovan Inc.

Prime manufacturer of AV furniture, speaker stands and sound isolation products.

http://www.Lovaninc.com

 

Orbital Holdings Inc.

Designs, produces and distributes AV mounts.

http://www.orbitalholdings.com

 

Peerless Industries Inc

Manufacturer of AV mounting accessories for commercial and domestic use including Plasma and LCD mounting solutions.

http://www.peerlessindustries.com

 

Plateau Corp.

Candian manufacturer of AV furniture.

http://www.plateaucorp.com

Premier Mounts

Suppliers of mounts and accessories for Plasma, Projectors, LCD and CRT television.

http://www.premiermounts.com

 

Sanus Systems

Manufacturer of high performance AV furniture and wall mounts.

http://www.sanus.com

  

Studio Tech Inc.

USA based designer and manufacturer of AV furniture.

http://www.studiotech.com