Tim Freeman Named DOW June People’s Belt Winner

TAMPA, FL (07.01.2020) – Tim Freeman was named the DOW Electronics People’s Belt Winner for the month of June.

Freeman is DOW’s Director of Business Analytics and Operations. The 15-year company veteran was nominated by his peers for the award.

Tim Freeman is all smiles as he proudly holds the ‘People’s Belt’ as the June 2020 Winner.

Jay Johnson, DOW Director of Marketing related “Tim was chosen due to his continued dedication to excellence and going above and beyond for our staff and customers on a daily basis. He works tirelessly on our technology infrastructure along with being one of the top leaders in operations nationally. We feel very blessed to have him as part of our DOW family”

Freeman works out of the DOW Electronics Tampa, FL HQ which is one of 6 locations for the consumer electronics and 12volt distributor in the U.S.

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DOW Hosted a AudioControl Sales Training Event in Tampa

TAMPA, FL (02.20.2020) – DOW Electronics hosted an AudioControl Sales Training event at the Company’s Tampa Headquarters Tuesday evening February 18th. The training event was very successful with over 50 people in the audience for Matt Palumbo’s presentation. A dinner buffet from 4 Rivers Smokehouse was served for all to enjoy.

Matt Palumbo kept members of the audience engaged throughout his AudioControl presentation.

Palumbo is AudioControl’s National Trainer and Sales Specialist based at the Company’s HQ in Mountain Terrace WA.

Following the meeting raffle winners gathered for an image. John Schneid-Dynamic Sales the area AudioControl rep firm principal, Matt Palumbo and DOW’s Mike Barcia (L to R) flank the raffle winners.

During Palumbo’s presentation he discussed AudioControl’s newest products and how they can help grow 12volt retailer’s businesses. Specific topics included why the next LC-5.1300 and D-5.1300 5-Channel amps will be the go to amplifiers in 2020, what the DM-RTA is, how it works and why it has become “the ultimate technicians test tool”. How to help find success and exceed client’s expectations with AudioControl products was another key focus of Palumbo’s presentation.

Dealers lined up for plates filled with a great meal from 4 Rivers Smokehouse. Chocolate chip cookies and more for dessert too!

Mike Hurwitz, DOW Strategic Sales Manager, stated “The turnout of over 50 in the audience was exciting to see, as well at the enthusiasm from the dealers. We had dealer drive from Naples for the event which was probably a 3 hour drive. Matt did a great job presenting the product lineup and explaining to audience members how to present the product and explain the features. We are really looking forward to getting the brand new Audio Control products in the warehouse and into dealer’s stores”.

Visit dowelectronics.com and audiocontrol.com for more.

DOW Electronics Hires New Account Manager for New York Metro Area

TAMPA, FL (12.13.2019) – DOW Electronics has announced that Matt Miller has joined the company to support and grow the Custom Integration channel. Miller brings 20 years of experience in custom integration, system design, networking support and an extensive product knowledge.

Miller brings valuable experience from his time working with Sonos, supporting the custom integration channel. Providing consultative design assistance and technical support, Miller helped his customers grow their business by designing the right system for their clients. Miller, holds numerous CEDIA and IT certifications, and has extensive experience designing and installing network solutions, experience that will help DOW’s customers build robust high performance networks for projects of any size.

“I’m thrilled to have joined DOW’s team and feel honored to be part of its growth. I’m very happy to stay in the custom integration industry where my background will be very valuable to DOW’s customers.” -Matt Miller

“Matt’s past experience and extensive knowledge are valuable to our customers, I’m very excited to add him to the team,” added strategic sales manager Eric Friedman.

“Matt is a great addition to help us grow in the metro NY market, we are very happy to have him on the team,” stated Drew Fischer, director of sales.

To learn more about DOW Electronics, visit www.DOWElectronics.com or call 1.800.627.2900.

DOW Electronics Announces the Acquisition of New York Based BDC Distributors

TAMPA, FL (10.16.2019) – DOW Electronics has reached an agreement with BDC Distributors to acquire certain assets of the Westbury, NY based distributor.

The parties are working toward closing the transaction Thursday, October 24, 2019. DOW will open for business Monday the 28th in BDC’s former location. Upon closing, this acquisition will bring new customers, as well as increase territory agreements with current DOW vendors to cover the Metro New York area. The acquisition sets up DOW for future growth with new vendors, territory and customers.

DOW is actively working on plans to organically grow their territory through the Mid-Atlantic market to connect its existing territory in the south to the newly acquired New York Metro territory. DOW has confirmed agreements with key vendors to begin this growth concurrently with the closing of the BDC acquisition.

“This acquisition brings DOW into an exciting new chapter of our 60 year history,” stated president & ceo John Yodzis. “Opening up a new territory with the support of our trusted key vendor partners continues our drive to grow the custom integration channel. We’re very excited about the opportunities this acquisition presents currently and in the future.”

“We are thankful to have found a partner like DOW that shares our mission of helping small businesses thrive in today’s complex digital economy,” said Barry Balcourt, ceo of BDC Distributors. “We believe our customers will be in good hands, as DOW is a customer-centric, family-run business similar to ours.”

“We are excited to welcome BDC’s customers to the DOW Electronics family,” added executive chairman Chip Yodzis. “DOW is ready to provide them with the level of service, commitment, and dedication that has become the foundation of our business.”

To learn more about DOW Electronics, visit www.DOWElectronics.com or call 1-800-627-2900.