Bretford Manufacturing, Inc., manufacturer of dependable furniture products that improve how people work and learn, today announced its furniture systems are now more available to the audiovisual industry due to a new distribution relationship with Stampede. As a result, Stampede integrators and architects can now complete their business and education projects by incorporating a full room of Bretford's Basics brand AV carts, laptop carts, lecterns, tables and more.
"The audiovisual products are the focus of the installation, but its the furniture that allows the equipment to be stored, moved, mounted and protected while enhancing the overall environment," explained Mikel Briggs, president of Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. "Partnering with Stampede gives integrators and architects the opportunity to bundle the AV equipment and the essential furniture through one distributor."
"The Bretford name is recognized as a brand leader in many of the same sites that our dealers are already designing AV solutions in," said Kevin Kelly, president and COO of Stampede. "Having the Bretford line available for pro AV integrators will ensure that our dealers are able to offer a full solution to their customers."
Audiovisual furniture helps create workspaces that allow professionals and students to be both productive and collaborative. Bretford Basics brand furniture is the nuts and bolts of these environments the Basics line includes the widest range of products designed to integrate with the technology equipment. These products also offer color options and finishes that create an attractive, professional space. Most have achieved UL and GREENGUARD certifications to ensure safety and environmentally-conscious rooms.
Bretford introduced some of the industry's first audiovisual carts in the 1950s, many of which are still in use today. Some of the newest models now available through Stampede include the Presenters Assistant for Learning PAL technology cart, which provides a single location in which to house all equipment for a complete multimedia station, and the A2642 adjustable height carts with a top shelf for a projector or monitor and a lower shelf for DVD players, scanners, speakers and other equipment. Bretford's ECILS data carts and FPP72 flat panel freestanding carts are also available through Stampede.
Additionally, Stampede partners can access Bretford's video, mobile, traditional and tabletop lecterns, as well as the Juice Power System, a simple tool that allows up to four tables and eight computer stations to be powered from a single outlet without the expense of hardwiring or the clutter of individual power strips. And the Bretford Basics tables line includes a variety of fixed and mobile conference and training tables in varying lengths, widths and styles with cord management to help keep the work surfaces clean and clutter-free. The line also includes Bretford's SmartDeck tables, which save real estate by allowing computers to be tucked and locked into the table and out of the way when not in use or when a flat work surface is needed.
Known for its value-added distribution, Stampede is the leading distributor of presentation equipment including LCDDLP projectors and flat panel displays. Stampede provides a complete range of brand name presentation equipment to a variety of audiovisual, computer, and home theater resellers and integrators in the United States, Canada and Latin America. These resellers rely on Stampede for value-added services in distribution, marketing and solution-based sales. Stampede annually produces the Big Book of AV, a 656-page catalog and companion website BigBookofAV.com providing hundreds of sales, installation and spec tips for Stampede's dealers in addition to product details on more than 5,000 SKUs. For more information on Stampede, log onto StampedeGlobal.com.
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About Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.
Bretford designs and manufactures dependable furniture products built to improve how people work and learn. Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Franklin Park, Illinois, we're dedicated to the design and manufacture of sustainable furniture solutions that will last for decades. With nearly 350 employees and 450,000 square feet of production space, the company offers smart furniture solutions that support evolving technology.
Bretford's superior workmanship and environmentally compliant manufacturing and operation practices ensure dependable products, many of which are GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified®. Bretford products are backed by a 12-year standard warranty and the industry's best 20-year standard warranty on library furniture.