People & Places April 2011

March 9, 2011

Atkins Group To Represent Altronix In Northeast

The Atkins Group now represents the Altronix product line throughout New England, Connecticut and Upstate New York.

“We’re excited to have the Atkins Group join us in communicating the value of Altronix power solutions to our customers,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix. “There are tremendous opportunities in this territory and they have the focus and skills to help meet our objectives.”

The Atkins Group specializes in IP-based physical security. The company’s expertise in networked systems will have a positive effect on furthering Altronix growth in the region. With this task in mind, the Atkins Group will work closely with Altronix, security consultants and integrators to provide comprehensive product support.

“We feel both thrilled and privileged to be representing such an prestigious, industry-leading product line,” said D.J. Atkins, president of The Atkins Group. With so many cutting edge products being released from Altronix, we found them to be a perfect fit with our IP based CCTV, access control, and intercom products.

To contact The Atkins Group call 603-635-0828, fax 603-635-8497 or email [email protected]. For more information on Altronix, visit

Salto Systems Names Mahon Senior Vice President

Michael “Mike” Mahon of Williamstown, NJ, has been promoted to senior vice president for Salto Systems, a manufacturer of security management access control products and building management.

Mahon joined Salto in 2010 after more than 22 years service in access control and security management.  In his professional career he has collected a number of certification credentials in access control and CCTV, and has provided security solutions to hundreds of North American colleges, universities and major institutions.

LRG 10th Anniversary Giveaway

LRG Inc is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in style with a $10,000 rewards giveaway. Cash prize drawings are being held every month through August 2011 that reward both a distributor salesperson and a dealer with $500 each simply for selling or purchasing any product from sponsor manufacturers Altronix, Denon, EverFocus, Gentex, Remee Wire, Tane, and Winland. Complete contest rules are posted at

LRG inc President Chris Lanier notes that “We are very appreciative of everyone who supports our manufacturer partners. As we celebrate our 10th year at LRG inc, we also celebrate our loyal customers,” Lanier adds. “This campaign was designed to reward and thank those who actively choose LRG-represented product solutions.”

The LRG Rewards Giveaway will culminate at the end of August with a $1,000prize drawing for a salesperson, and for a dealer, from entries submitted during the campaign, but not yet drawn.

Two groups are eligible: 1) Installers/dealers who operate within the LRG territories of TX, LA, OK, AR, MS, and NM. 2) Wholesale Distributors who operate within those same territories. This giveaway is limited to those that purchase or sell the sponsored vendor products.

For more information, visit or call 409-384-4560.

Tri-Ed/Northern Video Distribution Adds Video Solutions Manager

Tri-Ed / Northern Video Distribution has appointed Andre Svorinic as video solutions manager for Canada, responsible for managing Tri-Ed / Northern Video’s IP Solution efforts as well as its CCTV vendors in Canada.

 “Andre is well versed in the Security Distribution business and will be a huge asset to us as we continue to increase our CCTV market share in Canada,” notes Paul Swan, VP Sales & Marketing for Tri-Ed / Northern Video in Canada.  Prior to joining Tri-Ed / Northern Video, Andre spent over 10 years with a major distributor in various roles, most recently as CCTV Product Manager for North America.

With 43 locations across the US and Canada, Tri-Ed / Northern Video Distribution provides state-of-the-art solutions from the industry’s leading manufacturers of CCTV, IP, access control, fire, intrusion, sound, communication, structured cable, and home automation products. Information: