Starin, a Midwich Group company, announces partnership with SurgeX

Chesterton, IN – December 7, 2022 - Starin is thrilled to announce a partnership with SurgeX, a leader in advanced power protection, analytical software, remote monitoring and cloud solutions. Effective immediately, Starin will offer the full spectrum of SurgeX power protection and monitoring solutions, as well as support for SurgeX product specification, system design, applications, and training.

The SurgeX line fits naturally into the comprehensive product portfolio offered by Starin. As a market leader in unified communication and video collaboration distribution, Starin is committed to serving the fast-evolving, complex demands of AV installations. This partnership will enable channel partners to more easily incorporate highly reliable and trusted power management, surge protection and power conditioning solutions into their valuable projects.

“Our commitment to our reseller partners is to always bring forward the highest value offerings we can,” said Bobby Schwartz, CEO at Starin. “Working together with SurgeX allows us to expand our highly focused and value-add offerings with a company that understands the rigorous demands of the AV channel, and the service and training that is required. I look forward to the growth of our resellers with this expanded offering.”

“Starin prides itself on representing brands that bring true value to our dealers.” said Bill Reimer Vice President of Sales at Starin.  “ Our dealers need to make sure the systems they are installing are reliable and performing properly, SurgeX helps guarantee the electronics are always operating at peak performance.” 

“Starin has a tremendous reputation for its steadfast dedication to customer success,” said Steve Trunkett, Director of Global Sales at SurgeX. This new partnership aligns seamlessly with SurgeX’s commitment to supporting this channel and will enable more integrators to access our line of robust power quality and monitoring solutions, as well as the training and implementation support required to meet the intense power management demands modern AV technology brings.”

About Starin

Headquartered in Chesterton, Indiana, Starin, a Midwich Group company, which serves the US market, is a value-add distributor of pro AV products. Starin has a strong focus in Unified Communication and Education markets, with a brand portfolio including Yealink, Lenovo, Crestron, Poly, Logitech, Shure, DTEN, LG, Neat, Barco, SMART and more.

About AMETEK SurgeX

AMETEK Power Quality Solutions is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2021 sales of $5.5 billion. Learn more about SurgeX at


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