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Powerline Control Systems Now Part of Specialty Electronics Nationwide Buying Group

Northridge, Cal. — August 10, 2011 — Powerline Control Systems, Inc., the manufacturer of PulseWorx lighting control for residential and light commercial applications, and inventor of Universal Powerline Bus® (UPB) technology, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Specialty Electronics Nationwide, the specialty CE and custom installation division of the Nationwide Marketing Group. This agreement will increase PCS’ product distribution network, and allow SEN dealers to reap the financial benefits of purchasing at much higher volume levels, meaning lower prices and increased profitability.

SEN dealers will now have access to PulseWorx, PCS’ top-of-the-line lighting and electrical control devices utilizing UPB technology, which uses existing powerlines to communicate signal controls. PulseWorx provides a lighting control and home automation solution that is reliable, affordable, flexible and easy to install. In addition to the increased profitability SEN dealers already receive from member vendors, SEN will continue to support dealers with inventory fulfillment solutions, extensive training programs, marketing initiatives, website solutions, customizable digital signage, consumer financing, inventory financing, competitive credit card processing rates, store design and merchandising, installation services, extended warranty programs designed to support your custom installation services and more.

“We welcome Powerline Control Systems as a new and valued vendor partner to the Specialty Electronics Nationwide roster of manufacturers,? said Jeannette Howe, executive director of SEN. “We are quite impressed with PCS’s retrofit lighting solutions and believe their products present a great opportunity for our members.?

“PulseWorx products provide a great value to dealers by providing a reliable and flexible solution partnered with convenience and affordability, for both the dealer and end-user,? said Scott Klodowski, director of sales and marketing for PCS. “SEN’s commitment to providing an increased profit margin while adding value dovetail nicely with PCS’ business model.?

PCS will display at SEN’s PrimeTime! member conference and vendor exhibition at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, Texas August 21 – 24. “We are thrilled that PCS will be on hand to join us in celebrating Nationwide’s 40th Anniversary,? said Howe.

Both PCS (booth 3504) and SEN (booth 4334) will be exhibiting at CEDIA EXPO 2011, September 9-11 in Indianapolis, Ind. To learn more about Powerline Control Systems, Inc., please visit http://www.pcslighting.com or find PCS on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pcslighting. For information regarding SEN, visit http://www.specialtyelectronics.com.

About Powerline Control Systems, Inc.
Powerline Control Systems has been developing, manufacturing top-of-the-line lighting, and electrical control devices for the residential and commercial markets since 1992. PCS provides a complete range of products under the PulseWorx® brand,
including light switches, light dimmers, keypads, touchscreens, configuration software, and a variety of other electrical control devices; powered by the UPB® (Universal Powerline Bus) patented technology, the innovation of the PCS design team. UPB is answering the call for a lower cost, high reliability lighting control system to provide an alternative to expensive proprietary and hardwired systems. For more information on PCS, visit http://www.pcslighting.com.

About Specialty Electronics Nationwide
Specialty Electronics Nationwide is the Specialty Consumer Electronics division of the Nationwide Marketing Group. The Nationwide Buying Group leverages the $12 billion combined buying power of more than 3,000 independent appliance, consumer electronics, outdoor and furniture retailers – selling through more than 10,000 storefronts – to obtain competitive pricing from a carefully selected list of 150 high quality manufacturers and vendor partners. Nationwide Marketing Group is the umbrella for several other buying groups including Nationwide (appliances and mainstream CE), Rent Direct (Rent-to-Own Buying Group) and Furniture Smart (Furniture Buying Group). The SENationwide Buying Group is dedicated to the specialty independent dealer offering custom installation services. To learn more about the Nationwide Marketing Group or the Specialty Electronics Nationwide buying group, visit http://www.specialtyelectronics.com.

PCS Media Contact:
Kyle E. Glass, Public Relations/Marketing Manager
Marketing Matters
Tel: 502-409-5953
Email: kyle@marketingmatters.net
Web: http://www.marketingmatters.net

Specialty Electronics Nationwide Media Contact:
Barrie McCorkle, Director of Membership
Specialty Electronics Nationwide
Tel: 970-984-0545
Email: bmnationwide@gmail.com

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