Company will support education customers throughout the United States
CALGARY, Alberta --- January 19, 2012 --- SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT) (TSX: SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, announces that Troxell Communications has been appointed an authorized SMART dealer for education in the United States. Troxell is a leading provider of education solutions for both, K–12 and higher education, and offers full-service consulting in audiovisual design, integration and installation. The company is authorized to sell SMART products in 38 states and Washington, DC. With a strong customer base in education and national sales coverage, Troxell is well positioned to meet the needs of SMART’s education customers and is an ideal addition to SMART’s education dealer network across North America.
Delivering high-quality display products at economical prices, Troxell Communications has been a leading dealer of audiovisual products for more than 40 years and is one of the largest privately held audiovisual dealers in the United States. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Troxell has over 50 offices throughout the United States with professional sales staff who will deliver high-level service to SMART’s education customers. The Troxell sales team has been trained as SMART certified sales professionals and all new staff will receive the same certification. For more information on authorized SMART dealers, visit smarttech.com/wheretobuy.
“Troxell’s alignment with SMART Technologies is a strategically important relationship for our education customers,” says Greg Cessna, CEO and President, Troxell Communications. “We believe that SMART understands and supports Troxell’s purpose of accelerating learning through the application and use of technology. We are excited to join forces with such a strong and recognized brand in the market and look forward to bringing SMART solutions to the education market.”
“As SMART continues to be a leading provider of education solutions, we recognize the need to work with leading dealers to support our customers and engage with prospects throughout the United States,” says Patric Nagel, Vice President Sales, Americas, SMART Technologies. “We are pleased to be working with Troxell as it is a well-established and respected dealer of education products and will provide a high level of customer service and technical support for our wide range of early childhood, K–12 and higher education customers.”
SMART Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of collaboration solutions that transform the way the world works and learns. We believe that collaboration and interaction should be easy. As the global leader in interactive whiteboards, we bring more than two decades of collaboration research and development to a broad range of easy-to-use, integrated solutions that free people from their desks and computer screens, so collaborating and learning with digital resources are more natural.
About Troxell Communications
Established in 1946, Troxell Communications is a leading supplier of technology-based products that are used in the classroom to improve student engagement and advance learning. Troxell Communications is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and has more than 50 offices throughout the United States serving the early childhood, K–12 and higher education markets.
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