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Harman Announces Acquisition of AMX at InfoComm

[![Blake Augsburger, President of Harman Professional Division (left), announcing the company's acquisition of AMX with AMX CEO Rashid Skaf, at InfoComm 2014.](/content/images/2014/06/AMXHarman21.jpg)](/content/images/2014/06/AMXHarman21.jpg)Blake Augsburger, President of Harman Professional Division (left), announcing the company’s acquisition of AMX with AMX CEO Rashid Skaf, at InfoComm 2014.
Harman International announced the successful completion of its acquisition of AMX LLC from The Duchossois Group for $365 million this morning at InfoComm. Based in Richardson, TX, AMX is a leading provider of enterprise control and automation systems as well as audio/video switching and distributing solutions and will be integrated into HARMAN’s professional offerings servicing audio, video, and IT professionals.

“The addition of AMX to our family of brands is consistent with HARMAN’s strategy to diversify our portfolio, including technologies that further the integration and automation of audio, video, and lighting products into comprehensive system solutions,” says Dinesh C. Paliwal, Chairman, President and CEO of HARMAN. “Today’s acquisition will extend HARMAN’s service of the enterprise where our strength in audio, lighting and control will serve as a platform for integration, innovation and growth.”

“From the addition of Martin lighting and Duran Audio in 2013 to the completion of the AMX acquisition today, HARMAN Professional is aggressively pursuing opportunities to provide customers and partners with systems solutions that advance the integration and application of AV technology in the enterprise,” says Blake Augsburger, President, HARMAN Professional division. “The completion of this acquisition expands HARMAN’s preeminent role on stage and in the studio to the enterprise as a leading supplier of turnkey AV solutions “

AMX products and operations will be integrated into HARMAN’s Professional division, the professional audio and lighting unit of HARMAN.