USIS Expands Into Audiovisual Systems Integration

October 23, 2013

U.S. Information Systems (USIS), a leading nationwide provider of network infrastructure solutions, announces the opening of USIS Audiovisual – a newly established division specializing exclusively in audiovisual system integration. The new group will focus on two primary technology applications – corporate presentation, training, & videoconferencing; and next generation, LEED-based building management solutions.

The division will be headed by Bill Baretz and Todd Hutchins, two audiovisual experts with a collective 40 years of industry experience. Throughout the duration of their careers, the two have worked in both the manufacturing and integration sectors of the audiovisual industry. Prior to joining USIS Audiovisual, Mr. Baretz and Mr. Hutchins worked side by side at Verrex Corporation as well as Crestron Electronics.

“True audiovisual system integration requires expertise that extends far beyond the technology, because it needs to be carefully coordinated with every aspect of a construction project – millwork, electrical, IT, ceiling tile systems, lighting, and HVAC,” said Mr. Baretz. “Today’s successful AV system deployment requires that an integrator not only have a strong command of the technology, but an equal level of expertise in architecture and construction. USIS Audiovisual will offer unique value to its customers by having AV resources, carpenters, and electricians all working together within the same organizational structure”, Mr. Hutchins added. “We will use these resources strategically in order to deliver to our customers a better finished product, a smoother construction process, and an on time delivery.“

“To maintain our position as a market leader, USIS is building a next-century technology company that will merge the technical disciplines and construction expertise amongst five interrelated technology industries – IT infrastructure, telecom, audiovisual, security, and building management systems. We see IP-based technology solutions evolving at a very aggressive rate. Retooling our technical staff into one large team that will support all five technologies will offer tremendous value to our customers and allow us to successfully deliver a one-stop-shopping experience,” says Michael Lagana, Principal-In-Charge of USIS.

About USIS
Positioned to provide services regionally, nationally and globally, U. S. Information Systems (USIS) is a third-generation service and installation company, providing Information Transport Systems (ITS), audiovisual integration, equipment relocation, burn-in and staging services, structured cabling installation, and maintenance of voice, data, and security systems using a variety of transport media. In addition, USIS provides on-site technicians to support all of our solutions. Our client base ranges from small private companies to Fortune 500 corporations.

With presence in 7 major US markets, and over 100,000 square feet of facility space located within 30 miles of New York City, USIS warehouses, stages and configures equipment, supports national roll-outs, provides training and maintains a centralized 24 x 7 rapid-response call center. We are committed to working-owner leadership and have decades of combined experience. Our role as a valued partner to our clients is to maintain a highly-skilled, flexible and multi-functional work force and offer technology professionals to evaluate, design, implement and manage innovative, standards-based technology solutions.