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ADI Appoints Flink GM & VP, North America   ADI has appointed Michael Flink as general manager and vice president, ADI North America, responsible for driving business initiatives across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. He will...


ADI Appoints Flink GM & VP, North America

 

ADI has appointed Michael Flink as general manager and vice president, ADI North America, responsible for driving business initiatives across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. He will oversee all operations including sales, marketing, customer service, inventory and logistics.

Flink joined Honeywell in 2003 as the vice president of marketing for ADI North America. He was asked to launch the company's international expansion in Europe, where 32 offices were opened in the first year. Under his leadership, ADI completed the acquisition of Gardiner Groupe Europe and extended its international operations into 14 countries across the region. Most recently, Flink served as the general manager for Honeywell Security Middle East, where he opened the first office in the region and established the sales, marketing, technical support and supply chain to serve customers in 22 countries.

"Michael is an accomplished leader who brings a wealth of experience in delivering results that are influential in driving business growth," said Tom Polson, president of ADI. "I look forward to working with Michael as we continue to expand ADI's position as a leader in distribution."

"I am very proud and excited to be part of the ADI team. Our company is well positioned for growth, and we will continue to focus on helping dealers increase their businesses and maximize their value," said Flink. "With our product offering, market knowledge and experience, I am confident ADI will continue to grow and expand our customer relationships and initiatives."

ADI is a leading global wholesale distributor of security and low voltage products, with over 200 branch locations. For more information about ADI, visit http://www.adiglobal.com.

U.S. Lock Launches New Web Site

 

U.S. Lock, a national distributor of security hardware and access control products, has launched its new Web site, uslock.com, containing more than 10,000 security products with detailed item descriptions and color photos.

In addition to a wide selection of security products, the new uslock.com features a clean design and streamlined navigation, making the site more intuitive and user-friendly. The site's powerful search engine enables users to quickly find products which can be further sorted by price point, manufacturer name, and category. Locksmiths and security professionals will benefit from the site's new real-time pricing and availability check capabilities.

"U.S. Lock is focused on serving locksmiths and security professionals and our customers rely on us to provide them with a broad product selection, exceptional value, and unparalleled service—including over the Web," said Lauri Christiansen, U.S. Lock's director of marketing and business development. "We are excited about the value and convenience that uslock.com brings to our customers. With our new Web site, we've made it even easier to search for and order products; it is another convenient way to do business with us. Customers can order via uslock.com or continue to contact their sales representative for personal assistance while viewing products online. It is all about choice."

Key features of the new uslock.com include: online ordering; real-time pricing and product availability; web specials and discounts; an easy-to-navigate product catalog; an advanced search engine with the ability to search by manufacturer, model number, or description; one-click shopping lists and favorite lists; express checkout; order tracking; instant account information access with the ability to view invoices and credits; the ability to create custom catalogs; and online web help, customer service, and technical support.

U.S. Lock is a national distributor of security products and access control products with locations in Brentwood, NY; San Bernardino, CA; Louisville, KY; Charlotte, NC; and Jacksonville, FL.. U.S. Lock is a registered trademark of Interline Brands.

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