Bosch Security Systems announces partnership with Herman



Burnsville, MN, May 24, 2011: Bosch Security Systems, a full-line manufacturer of high-quality security and communication solutions, has announced a new strategic  partnership with Herman Procurement & Logistics , one of the nation’s leading providers  of connectivity,  infrastructure and PRO AV products to the broadcast and  commercial AV  industries.

In business for over 45 years, Herman  specializes in procurement and project management solutions that give their customers the ability to improve their operational efficiency and achieve cost savings. This new partnership will improve the visibility of Bosch audio solutions to electrical and general contractors while increasing market share and geographic footprint. 
“With its renowned reputation as a premier manufacturer of award-winning products, Bosch and their related EV and Telex brands  offers  products that will enhance our value offering to our customers,” said Jeffrey Wolf, Executive Vice President of Herman. “We are very excited about this new strategic  partnership with Bosch as it marks yet  another milestone as we continue to implement our growth and value strategy in becoming the premier solutions provider to the commercial AV industry.”
Sean Shallenberger, Director of Communications Sales for the Southern Region, identified that, “The addition of Herman into the Bosch family will allow us to provide our communication solutions to to a broader range of customers in the low voltage market. We chose Herman because of  their expansive product line and unique value offering and service programs offered to the commercial AV marketplace. We are very excited about Herman coming on board and see them as a true value-added partner."



Herman corporate offices are located in Miami, Florida with three additional distribution facilities located in Georgia, New Jersey, and  Nevada. To learn more about Herman visit

Herman is one of the nation’s leading providers of connectivity and infrastructure products and services to the broadcast and commercial AV industries. In business for 45 years, Herman has leveraged its industry expertise to develop value-add  services specifically designed to improve operational efficiencies, project management, and cash flow related to the procurement and management of project materials.

Contact person for press inquiries:

Guy Low

Bosch Security Systems, Inc.

Communications Systems Division

Manager, PR/Media (ST/MKC-AM)

12000 Portland Ave. S.

Burnsville, MN



Phone: 952-736-3935

Fax: 952-736-4582




The Bosch division Security Systems is a leading global supplier of security, safety, and communications products, solutions and services. Some 12,000 associates generated sales of 1,36 billion euros in fiscal 2010. Protection for people's life, buildings and assets is the aim. The product portfolio includes video surveillance, intrusion alarm, fire alarm and voice evacuation systems as well as access control, management systems and care solutions. Professional audio and conference systems for communication of voice, sound and music complete the range. Bosch Security Systems develops and manufactures in its own plants across the world.

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In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, solar energy, healthcare and software innovations. Having established a regional presence in 1906, Bosch employs over 22,000 associates in more than 100 locations, with reported sales of $8.8 billion in fiscal 2010. For more information, visit

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 285,000 associates generated sales of 47.3 billion euros ($62.7 billion) in fiscal 2010. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in over 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent 3.8 billion euros (approximately $5 billion) for research and development in 2010, and applied for over 3,800 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. Bosch is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2011. Additional information can be accessed at,, and




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