OmniMount Systems, Inc. has been acquired by the Linear Corporation of Carlsbad California, a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc.

OmniMounts Systems is a leading designer and supplier of mounting solutions for the audio/video industry, including both residential and commercial applications. Linear, a worldwide supplier of products for the residential security and control industry also owns the ELAN Home Systems, Xantech, ChannelPlus, and Speakercraft brands of products.

"All of the companies under the Linear umbrella are the best in their categories, and we are excited to bring our own brand of excellence to the group," says Geoff Miller, Omnimount Systems' executive vice president. "There are some tremendous synergies here, and we feel that OmniMount will complement the group’s current strengths, while adding the power of our own unique perspectives and relationships."

"We are extremely excited by the opportunity this presents to OmniMount," says Garrett Weyand, president, Linear Corp. "We have been experiencing tremendous growth over the last two years, and this alliance will assure that we continue along that upward curve."

OmniMount Systems was established in 1978, with the introduction of their unique, patented loudspeaker mounting system called the OmniMount. Since then, the company’s offerings have expanded considerably, and now include flat panel mounting systems, speaker stands, audio/video furniture, CRT mounting systems, as well as a host of mounting products for the professional audio industry.

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