AVI Systems, the largest global AV/UC systems integrator, today announced it has signed an agreement with LOTH Inc., a leading commercial interiors-solutions provider with offices in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, to expand the operations of LOTH’s AV business, Newt. Terms of the agreement enable AVI Systems to continue delivering solutions for LOTH’s AV technology customers under the AVI Systems brand. In addition, the professional staff at Newt who currently support LOTH’s AV business in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, will become employee-owners at AVI Systems.
“This strategic partnership expands AVI’s reach in Ohio and allows current customers to benefit from AVI’s embedded capabilities including support services of AV and unified collaboration systems,” said Jeff Stoebner, CEO of AVI Systems. “LOTH is the true expert in workplace design and a Steelcase authorized dealer. Much of what AVI does involves deploying audiovisual solutions to ensure human impact – comfort and aesthetics that match easy-to-use technology. With this agreement AVI will work with Newt’s new and existing customer needs.”
“We’re excited to be partnering with AVI. As the leading audiovisual systems integrator, and with a similar mission and values, AVI represents everything we look for in a partner,” said Keith Weyler, President, LOTH Holdings, parent company of Loth, Inc. “Space and technology play important roles in both employee and customer experiences, which are more important than ever. When space and technology are integrated as part of a thoughtfully designed strategy, they contribute to a powerful combination that results in superior organizational performance. It’s that combination that LOTH and AVI will help customers create through our partnership.”