Directed Electronics Named Manufacturer of the Year
Company also wins awards for Best Technical Support, Best Customer Service and Best Warranty Programs
Vista, California (11/2/2010) – Directed Electronics announced it has been recognized
by mobile electronics retailers across the country as the Manufacturer of the Year
at Mobile Electronics magazine’s 2010 Dealers’ Choice Awards. Directed also earned
awards for Best Technical Support, Best Customer Service, and Best Warranty Programs.
According to Kevin Duffy, President of Directed Electronics, “These awards recognize
our focus on being the supplier of choice for our customers, and we are particularly
proud to be recognized for the first time as Manufacturer of the Year – a unique
honor that reflects the hard work and dedication of all our employees.
“We created the Directed Dealers’ Bill of Rights to let our customers know they’re
entitled to nothing less than world class service and support,” added Duffy, “and
it’s good to see that our focus on the customer is paying off with these honors.”
Jeff Burt, Director of Technical Services, added: “What makes this first place award
in Tech Support so special is that the votes come from our dealers - the people
we support each day.” For more information about Directed Electronics please visit
www.directed.com. Directed Electronics is proud to be a member of SEMA.
About Directed Electronics
Headquartered in Southern California, Directed Electronics is the largest designer
and marketer in North America of consumer-branded vehicle security and remote start
systems (sold under Viper®, Clifford®, Python®, Autostart® and
other brand names). Directed Electronics is also a supplier of mobile audio products
sold principally under the Orion® brand name, and digital OEM Integration products
sold under the XPRESSKIT® brand name. Directed Electronics markets its broad
portfolio of products through many channels including leading national retailers
and specialty chains throughout North America and around the world. Founded in 1982,
the company's primary operations are located in Vista, California and Quebec, Canada.
For more information, please visit www.directed.com
. Directed Electronics is a business unit
of DEI Holdings, Inc.