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Graybar Canada signs distribution agreement with 2GIG by Linear

Graybar Canada has officially signed a distribution agreement with Linear LLC, a leader in security health and wellness and access control products. Linear’s legacy includes the early application of passive infrared detection and radio frequency (RF) transmission, technologies that revolutionized the wireless security and access control industries.

February 14, 2014  By  Rob Colman

The product focus will be on the sales of the 2GIG product line, as it fills the Home Automation gap in Graybar Canada’s security portfolio. 2GIG Technologies is owned by Linear, LLC after it was acquired in 2013. 2GIG’s Go!Control platform is the first widely adopted integrated security and automation system that includes a system CPU, touchscreen interface, Z-Wave radio for automation, cellular radio for communications with a central station, and narrow-band RF for communicating with security sensors.
“We are excited to work with Linear. Distributing its 2GIG product line will help us meet the demand for Home Automation to integrate with our full security solutions.” said Brian Donovan, national market manager – technology and security solutions at Graybar Canada.
Technical Solutions Specialists at Graybar Canada are teaming up with staff at 2GIG to offer product training to customers in branches across Canada. Visit graybarcanada.com for upcoming training sessions in your area.
“Home automation is on the verge of mainstream adoption and Graybar Canada is the ideal partner to help bring 2GIG’s security-focused solution to Canada,” said Duane Paulson, senior vice president of product and market development, Linear. “The multitude of products and services they offer along with expert staff and logistic support are a perfect complement to our industry-leading connected home technology.”

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