Extension first will include Chief’s Kontour™ product line
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA—June 1, 2016—Configura, maker of CET Designer software, today announced a collaboration agreement with Chief, a global manufacturer of mounts, racks and accessories for flat displays, monitors, projectors and other AV components. Configura will partner with the Minnesota-based company to develop a CET Designer Extension that incorporates Chief products into CET Designer. The first Chief product line will be the Kontour family of monitor mounts.
“We’ve experienced significant growth with office furnituredealers specifying Kontour products. Ourattention has turned to: ‘How can we be a better partner for our dealers? Howcan we make specifying and selling Chief products even easier for design andsales teams?’ With this in mind, Configura’s CET Designer is the idealsolution,” Chief Business Development Manager David Albright said.
CET Designer helps manufacturers and their dealers and designers to more quickly bring products to the end customer; the technology simplifies the specification and ordering of products by providing a single software solution for the entire space-planning process.
“Chief products in CET Designer add to the growing diversity in the kinds of products found in our solution. It’s so much more than furniture now, with all kinds of products that enhance and complete the workspace,” Configura Business Development Manager Brooke Snow said.
For 35 years, Chief has been providing AV mounts and accessories for a variety oftechnologies. In addition to Kontour, product lines include the industry-leading Fusion family of mobile AVcarts, flat-panel display mounts and other accessories that contribute to amodern workspace. The company plans to include Fusion and other award-winning Chief product lines in CET Designer in the future.
“We’re excited to provide CET Designer users with a new Extensionthat will offer a simple, user-friendly way to specify and sell Chief products,” Albright said.“Partnering with Configura will offer immense valueto our dealers.”