HERMAN Announces Distribution Partnership with SurgeX

hermanlogoMIAMI, FL, May 20, 2014 – Herman ProAV (www.Hermanproav.com), the leading provider of professional AV products, procurement services and labor resources to systems integrators in the commercial AV and broadcast industries, announces a new distribution partnership with SurgeX, which provides professional grade power protection and energy intelligence solutions. SurgeX is the most widely used ProAV power protection installed in nationally recognized venues across the United States.

“Herman’s leadership in the ProAV and broadcast markets and its future-facing distribution model make them an ideal partner for SurgeX,” said Shannon Townley, President of SurgeX. “Herman recognizes the growing importance of intelligent energy management and power protection in our increasingly connected world, and we’re proud to serve the needs of their broad and growing client base.”

“We are excited to partner with SurgeX, to provide our customers with another top product manufacturer of commercial AV products. SurgeX’s industry-leading energy management solutions, together with our leadership in offering systems integrators the best-in-class logistical support and supply chain solutions, provides a great benefit to our mutual customers. We continually look for opportunities to grow and enhance our value to our customers and the industry; SurgeX is a great addition to our offering,” said Jeffrey Wolf, Executive VP, Herman ProAV.

As part of this new partnership, Herman ProAV is also helping make SurgeX’s new international product line readily available to domestic dealers. As a stateside distributor, Herman ProAV will provide a simpler procurement process for domestic dealers working with customers outside North America.

SurgeX is the leading manufacturer of premium AC power conditioning products for the professional and residential audio, video, and multi-media marketplace. The company’s technology is engineered to properly protect ProAV equipment from AC surges and electrical transients that can disrupt sound quality and digital performance. SurgeX provides the most reliable power protection available to safeguard audio video systems that rely on mission critical equipment for optimal performance.

About Herman

Herman is the leading provider of professional AV products, procurement services and labor resources to systems integrators in the commercial AV and broadcast industries. With two distinct and complementary divisions – Herman Pro AV and Herman Integration Services – Herman is the reliable, single source for industry leading products, procurement and supply chain solutions, as well as technical labor resources. Systems integrators rely on Herman for complete project coordination and trained, experience personnel. Celebrating more than 50 years in business, Herman has leveraged its industry experience to help customers improve operational efficiencies and achieve cost savings related to the procurement and management of project materials and labor resources. Visit www.HermanAVGroup.com to learn more.


ESP/SurgeX is the leader in energy intelligence and power protection products. Our comprehensive product portfolio offers a complete line of AC power solutions for surge protection, power conditioning, diagnostic analysis, and control of sensitive electrical and electronic equipment. Backed with 37 patents/patents pending, ESP/SurgeX products are engineered to safeguard against power anomalies that can “confuse” the circuitry in digital equipment and cause both equipment degradation and downtime. Independent research proves that ESP/SurgeX technology can improve equipment performance, profitability, and ROI. For over 25 years, business leaders worldwide have trusted ESP/SurgeX to protect and improve their electronic systems. For more information visit http://www.espei.com.