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Gentec International and AAMP Global extend exclusive Canadian partnership to distribute Products that allow personalized in-vehicle experiences

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, leading Canadian consumer accessories supplier Gentec International and aftermarket mobile electronics manufacturer AAMP Global, announced an extension of their exclusive Canadian distribution agreement. Through this partnership, Gentec has expanded its relationship with Montreal based Automobility Distribution. Automobility will focus their marketing efforts in selling AAMP products to the Canadian integrator channels.

AAMP's power brands cover a full suite of solutions for commercial and consumer drivers seeking to enhance their current vehicles, on-road, off-road and off-shore. Through these brands, Gentec will enable vehicle integration with PAC, optimized audio with Stinger and Phoenix Gold and in-vehicle connectivity with iSimple.

"Gentec has a rich 25+ year history in mobile electronics, and has earned the prestigious award of being named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies 8 years straight," said David Klatt, CEO of AAMP Global. "As AAMP continues to develop new technologies to enhance in-vehicle experiences, identifying the right synergies in distribution partners is key to our growth. With the Canadian market being an important part of our global strategy, I am confident that this continued partnership with Gentec, is what is needed to fuel our success."

"We are thrilled to continue our partnership with AAMP Global," said Joel Seigel, President and CEO of Gentec International. "We pride ourselves in only distributing the highest quality, leading products across the industries we serve, and the AAMP brands meet and exceed those standards."

With the Canadian market being an important part of AAMP's growth ambitions, and Gentec's dedication to providing best-in-class brands, products and services, both organizations are looking forward to a successful partnership in the years to come.

About Gentec International: Founded in 1990, Gentec International is Canada's leading consumer accessory products company, recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, supplying Imaging, Home Theatre, Personal Electronics, Sports Optics, Wireless Telecom, and Mobile Electronics products to the Canadian retail marketplace. Gentec offers a variety of prominent brands, including Sigma, Optex, SanDisk, Manfrotto, Gitzo, National Geographic, Lastolite, Phottix, Roots, Gary Fong, Black Rapid, iQ, Energizer, Energy, Ideal Case, iShieldz, Ultralink, Electrohome, Bell'O, Klipsch, Mirage, Pro-Ject Audio, Midland, Zeiss, AAMP of America and Alpine. Gentec operates out of a high-cube, state-of-the-art, fully computerized 100,000-square-foot warehouse and Distribution Centre that offers efficient, seamless service to our customers. With over 90 employees, Gentec covers the needs of its retailers coast to coast using the latest technology systems, streamlined efficiencies, and customer service that is second to none. Learn more – visit www.gentec-intl.com, on Twitter: @gentecint, on Facebook: http://fb.com/GentecInternational, on Google+: http://plus.google.com/+Gentec

About AAMP Global: Established in 1987, owned by Audax Private Equity, and headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, AAMP Global restlessly pursues innovative ways to enhance what moves you. Global manufacturer of mobile aftermarket technology; developing vehicle safety solutions under EchoMaster, smartphone connectivity under iSimple, rear seat entertainment and navigation under Rosen, high power audio enhancement under Stinger and Phoenix Gold, and radio replacement while retaining factory features and functionality under Autoleads and PAC. AAMP enables you to define your drive, one vehicle at a time, anywhere in the world.

CONTACT: Marie Still Vice President of Global Marketing, AAMP Global mstill@aampglobal.com

Source: AAMP of America