Crestron Electronics

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Crestron Electronics, Inc.
Private
Industry Automation and control
Founded (1968)
Headquarters Rockleigh, New Jersey
Key people
Randy Klein, President & CEO, George Feldstein, Chairman[1]
Products Home automation
Revenue 500 (est) Million USD (2011)[2]
Number of employees
2,500+
Website www.crestron.com

Crestron Electronics is a global technology company headquartered in Rockleigh, New Jersey, that manufactures control and automation systems. Crestron solutions integrate unified communications, AV presentation, lighting, environmental and HVAC systems.[3] Crestron provides technology services for corporate conference rooms, hotels, classrooms, auditoriums, and in homes.

Overview[edit]

Crestron equipment is used in conference rooms at Microsoft’s headquarters. It is also included in seven out of eight Ivy League schools, in the penthouse of the Trump World Tower in New York City, and in a situation room at the Pentagon.[4] Crestron employs more than 3,000 people. Crestron distributes its products through a network of thousands of systems integrators (Crestron Authorized Dealers) across the globe. Crestron has sales and support offices in more than 90 offices around the world.

Crestron's headquarters includes four buildings housing sales/sales support, administration, manufacturing, and a research center housing 400 engineers. A 10,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center resides in Orangeburg, New York. The nearby Cresskill production facility includes a surface mounting assembly system. Crestron products are engineered, manufactured, and assembled in the New Jersey facilities. In addition to the world headquarters, Crestron has 11 regional offices in North America.

Experience Center[edit]

In 2009, Crestron opened its 8,000-square-foot (740 m2) "Experience Center" in New Jersey. This demonstration showcase, open to Crestron dealers by appointment only, includes a reception area, a multimedia presentation room, a digital boardroom, the Theo Kalomirakis Home Theater and a design studio.[5]

Awards[edit]

Crestron won two Product of the Year awards at the CES Awards Ceremony.[6] The CEDIA electronics show, scheduled to be held in September, 2011, named two new Crestron products among 30 finalists for its Best New Product.[7]

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