Latin America. For a year, after the purchase of Iavi, the American company Almo has been strengthening its presence in Latin America with its different lines of business in the audiovisual industry. A new step in expanding the region was the opening of a new office in Ft. Lauderdale.
AVI LATIN AMERICA spoke with Juan Carlos Delgado, Global Sales Director at Almo, who explained that the new global office in Florida is part of a reorganization of the company to face the growth it is having and helps to be closer to Latin America.
"In addition to the United States, Almo has a presence in Latin America, Europe and Asia, with more than 40 business lines. Specifically in Latin America, we are with 30 lines and we expect to expand more in the coming months. The new office will help us serve Florida-based manufacturers and customers visiting Ft. Lauderdale, "said Juan Carlos Delgado.
During the year the company has been in the region, it has experienced significant growth, especially in the markets of Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Argentina. Even in Colombia they already have sales personnel from Almo directly serving their customers and soon they will have in other countries.
Another new feature of the company that favors its presence in the region is the website, which has just been launched in Spanish and prepare the Portuguese version.
Juan Carlos Delgado said that although the first half in the region was a bit slow, expectations in Latin America during the second half are high, because there are projects that are underway and should begin to be implemented in the coming months .
Some of the brands that Almo represents are Christie, Sony, ATEN, Atlona, Avocor, Barco, BrightSign, C2G, Canon, Chief, Comprehensive Cable, Crimson, Da-Lite, Draper, Epson, Furman, IAdea, InFocus, Jelco, LAB Gruppen, LG Technologies, NEC, Optoma, Panasonic, Peerless-AV, Premier Mounts, SecurityTronix, Sharp, SunBriteDS, Tightrope, TouchSystems, Tripp-Lite, TVONE, Vaddio, ViewSonic and ZeeVee.
In the photo: Sam Taylor, Executive Vice President and COO; Bill Woodard, Procurement Director and Juan Carlos Delgado, Global Sales Director of Almo Professional AV, at the door of the new Almo global office in Ft. Lauderdale.