NORTHRIDGE, CA -- HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR) and network solutions provider Leviton today announced a renewed and expanded partnership. Under the agreement, HARMAN will also continue to develop an exclusive line of loudspeaker packages for Leviton.
HARMAN and Leviton Renew Exclusive Partnership
January 05, 2011
Agreement means HARMAN will continue to develop an exclusive line of loudspeaker packages for the network solutions provider NORTHRIDGE, CA -- HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR) and network solutions provider Leviton today announced a renewed and expanded partnership. Under the agreement, HARMAN will also continue to develop an exclusive line of loudspeaker packages for Leviton.
The exclusive line of JBL(R) speakers, the Leviton Architectural Edition(TM) series, is a complete line of installed multiroom music, outdoor and home theater entertainment systems, featuring indoor in-wall and in-ceiling speakers, all-weather outdoor speakers, home theater speakers, subwoofers and complete surround sound home cinema systems. The system makes it easy for custom builders and installers to design and build award-winning JBL sound quality into any residential project. In addition, Leviton will continue to offer the harman kardon A-BUS(R) multiroom amplified audio system.
"Leviton has been a trusted brand that builders, electrical contractors, architects and engineers have consistently turned to for more than a century," said Christopher M. Dragon, director of consumer and field marketing for HARMAN. "We are proud to renew this partnership with an organization that has such strong relationships with distributors and contractors set in place so that we may continue providing the best-in-class sound for all types of spaces, in any sector, all around the world.
" The harman kardon and JBL home audio solutions are available through Leviton's residential products reseller network. For more information, visit www.Leviton.com/connectedhome.
HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets -- supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG, harman kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 11,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $3.5 billion for the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2010. The company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.