CONCORD, CA. DECEMBER 8, 2011— D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that SnapAV, a manufacturer and exclusive distributor of audio video products specifically targeted for the custom install market, has recently renewed their D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program Partnership. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is the manufacturer and exclusive distributor of nearly 1000 high-quality products for the custom A/V channel, covering a wide breadth of categories, serving the US,Canada, and Australia. Their product data available within the D-Tools database has recently been completely updated to better enable System Integrator™ users to specify their products to end customers.
“We are dedicated to developing and offering professional audio video products to the custom install system integration market and are pleased to have the opportunity to offer our solutions to the vast audience of dealers using D-Tools software,” said Jay Faison, CEO for SnapAV. “We are excited to continue our partnership with D-Tools and provide our detailed product information to their user base for inclusion into their clients’ professional project proposals.”
The D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program is designed to help provide system integrators with the most up-to-date product information to over 3000 companies using D-Tools System Integrator software. D-Tools MVP members are dedicated to helping companies streamline the design process and making it easier for system integrators and installers to provide accurate proposals to their clients.
“SnapAV is an exceptional audio video manufacturer and supplier and we look forward to continuing our partnership,” said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. “Their customer service and dedication to excellence makes them a true leader within the System Integration industry and we anticipate a mutually rewarding partnership.”
Established in 2005 by Jay Faison, the owner of Zobo.tv, a custom integration company based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SnapAV is the manufacturer and exclusive distributor of nearly 1000 high-quality products for the custom A/V channel, covering a wide breadth of categories, serving the US,Canada, and Australia.
From the outset, SnapAV’s business model has been focused on enabling custom audio / video installers to increase profitability in 3 distinct ways:
1. Saving dealers money by providing comparably performing products across key custom A/V categories that significantly reduce dealer’s cost of goods.
2. Protecting dealer margins by implementing price-protection policies and zero-tolerance Internet sales policies.
3. Simplifying dealers operations through best-in-class online ordering; installer-friendly product designs and customer service policies.
Current SnapAV product brands include EpisodeTM (Speakers, Power & Electronics); DragonflyTM (Film Screens); StrongTM (Mounts & Racks); BinaryTM (Cables, Media Distribution & Bulk Wire); Camden Cinema FurnitureTM (Seating and CineCabinets) and WirepathTM (Surveillance and Structured Wiring). Find us online at http://www.snapav.com.
About D-Tools, Inc.
D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software. The company’s ¬flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a total design solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio for comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools SI allows residential and commercial integrators to streamline their business processes to increase overall revenues while reducing the time and costs associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage systems. Over 3,000 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is a three time recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Mark of Excellence Award, multiple recipient of Custom Retailer’s Excite Award (2007,2008,2009,2010,2011), Multi-Room Audio Video Awards – Best Installation Aid, National Systems Contractors Association, Sound and Video Contractor’s Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award and CE Pro’s High Impact Award for Design Software.