Powerline Control Systems, Inc., the inventor of Universal Powerline Bus ® technology, and a developer and manufacturer of lighting control products for residential and commercial markets, has announced the appointment of industry veteran, Wayne Ortner to National Sales Manager. Working with PCS certified integrators, authorized dealers, distributors and retailers, Ortner will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing PCS’ sales programs throughout the U.S.
“The PulseWorx line from PCS is the perfect product assortment to assist custom installation professionals with their lighting control needs,” said Ortner. “The lighting control technology PCS developed, the patented Universal Powerline Bus, has led to an impressive array of products that offer custom installers in both the residential and commercial markets a solution for virtually any retrofit or new construction application. With an outstanding reputation with its customer base and business partners, PCS is poised to get to the next level and I look forward to being part of that success.”
Ortner is a 30-year veteran in the consumer electronics industry, specializing in the custom installation markets with an extensive background that includes the ownership and management of multiple consumer electronics sales representative firms and distribution companies.
As a visionary in the industry, Ortner was one of the original founders and principals of AVAD, a leading custom electronics distributor, and served as a member of AVAD’s executive team through 2009.
Specifically, Ortner boasts an impressive expertise in sales and marketing of lighting control. As AVAD Regional General Manager in 2007, he was presented with Lutron’s “Sales Excellence Award” in lighting controls.
For more information on PCS Lighting and its lighting control products, please visit http://www.pcslighting.com.
About PCS (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.
Scott Moody, Director of Public Relations