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Twin-Star Announces Organizational Changes

Twin-Star International Announces Organizational Changes

Pictured from L to R: Peter Harper, Marc Sculler, SAndy Bandremer

Pictured from L to R: Peter Harper, Marc Sculler, Andy Bandremer

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 8, 2015 -­‐ Twin-Star International is fortunate to have a deep and highly talented leadership team. This allows Twin-Star to best leverage the skills of the team to enable the company to continue on its mission to design and deliver luxury home furnishing products, stoves/heaters and consumer electronic accessories at mass price points.

To continue Twin-Star’s strong alignment with the company’s customers, suppliers and employees, the following changes have been made to the Twin-Star management team:

Pete Harper, previously Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is promoted to co-President and   Chief Financial Officer of Twin‐Star International. Harper will retain his CFO role and assume responsibility for worldwide operations, HR, IT, and Customer Service. Harper commented “I am more excited than ever about our ability to design, manufacture and deliver quality products at attractive prices to all our customers and look forward to working together with our talented Twin-Star employees to make our mission a reality every day”.

Marc Sculler, previously Senior Vice President of Bell’O International, is promoted to
co-President of Twin-Star International. In this role, Sculler will oversee Sales, Marketing and New Product Development for Twin-Star. Sculler commented: “Twin-Star is a remarkable company built by a tremendous team. I am extremely excited about the opportunities ahead of us and continuing this pursuit of excellence”.

Andy Bandremer, previously Senior Vice President, is promoted to Executive Vice President and will be working with Marc Sculler. Bandremer will be responsible for New Business Development and will also continue to help drive Twin-Star’s product development efforts as he has always done. This structure will better align Sales, Marketing and New Business Development.

Rob Cohen has stepped down as CEO of Twin-Star International. The Board of Directors appreciates his contributions to Twin-Star during his tenure and wishes him success in all his future endeavors.

Troy Templeton, Chairman of the Board, commented, “We thank Rob for his time at Twin-Star. We are fortunate to have a deep and talented leadership team and expect the business to continue its growth and market leadership.”

 

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About Twin-Star


Established in 1996, Twin-Star Home Furnishings, Inc. of Delray Beach, FL., is an award-winning manufacturer of home furnishings, stoves, heaters and consumer electronics, combining the latest trends with function and style to create unique products that enhance the lives of their customers. Twin-Star’s in-house designers and engineers keep a finger on the pulse of the latest trends and consumer demands, offering the most comprehensive and diversified product lines available. Twin-Star believes it is essential to have product lines that reflect the advanced thinking our designers have considered and executed, providing our customers with quality products and innovative designs. Twin-Star is best-known for their ClassicFlame Electric Fireplace brand, as well as Duraflame, ChimneyFree, ClassicFlame Pro, Bell’O, Bell’O Digital, Powerheat. Find out more at www.twinstarhome.com.

 

 

Twin-Star Home Hits the Top Shelf of Home Entertainment

Twin-Star Home Hits the Top Shelf of Home Entertainment

Twin-Star’s new Bell’O Digital speaker shelf offers surround sound experience

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Twin-Star Home, known for their innovative and award-winning home furnishings, is raising the bar for home entertainment with their new Bell’O Digital speaker shelf with Bluetooth wireless technology. The Dark Espresso wooden shelf discretely hides a professionally engineered sound system offering a high-output Class-D amplifier, professionally tuned speaker drivers and large sound cavity providing the perfect dynamic for a rewarding listening experience.

Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150313/181631

The Sound Speaker Shelf, available in 40″, 50″ and 60″ lengths, makes a handsome addition to any home theater, office, bedroom or family room. The compact design fills even the largest rooms with stunning audio, and because the speaker shelf is Bluetooth-enabled, you can stream music from your library or popular music services like Spotify, iTunes and Pandora wirelessly from your phone, tablet or music player. Bring your TV shows, movies and video games to life with the theater-like surround sound by connecting your television through the unit’s A/V inputs.  The speaker shelf’s Class-D amplifier offers low-noise and low distortion, providing natural sound and powerful performances. The Voice Boost function reconstructs the vocal range, emphasizing movie dialog and clarifying the sound, even in loud listening environments. The Bass Boost function adds dynamic depth to low volume listening as the surround sound digital processing envelops the listener in a dimensional sound experience.

With the speaker shelf there is no need for multiple remote controls. Your current TV’s remote can also control the speaker shelf’s volume, mute and other functions with unused buttons on the TV remote control. Installation is easy with the mounting hardware included for attaching the shelf to wood studs or masonry walls.

See Bell‘O Digital high quality electronics at www.bello-digital.com

About Twin-Star
Established in 1996, Twin-Star Home Furnishings, Inc. of Delray Beach, FL., is an award-winning home furnishings manufacturer of quality furniture, combining the latest trends with function and style to create unique pieces that enhance the lives of their customers. Our in-house designers and engineers study the great furniture traditions of times past while also keeping a finger on the pulse of the latest trends and consumer demands offering the most comprehensive and diversified product line available. Twin-Star Home Furnishing’s products use the finest hardwoods, wood veneers and finishes available, each chosen specifically to match the character and need of each individual piece. Known for their ClassicFlame Fireplaces and the finest furniture in the electric fireplace industry, their line-up also includes Twin-Star HomeBell’OBell’O DigitalDuraflame, ChimneyFree and ClassicFlame Pro Electric Fireplaces. Find out more at www.twinstarhome.com.


Contact: Angela Scarbrough
561-665-8090
press@twinstarhome.com

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Twin-Star International Elects Gregg Greulich as Vice President of New Product Development

Twin-Star International Elects Gregg Greulich as Vice President of New Product Development

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I am pleased to announce that Gregg Greulich has accepted the position of Vice President of New Product Development at Twin-Star International.

Gregg will be a major contributor to the Product Development efforts made at Twin-Star International utilizing his 30+ years of experience in the consumer durable and furniture fields. Gregg got his start working for the Whirlpool Corporation in major appliance product design. Gregg has led/created global new product development teams across diverse product categories including major appliances, small appliances, personal comfort and wellness products, juvenile products, and integrated solutions for furniture, bedding, and transportation areas. Key part of management teams at Evenflo Inc., Sunbeam Products Inc., Maytag Corp. and Whirlpool Corp. with increasing responsibilities in the design and development areas.

Gregg graduated from University of Evansville in Evansville, IN with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to accepting this position, he served as Corporate Vice President of Innovation and Technology at HSM in Hickory NC and Sr. Director of Engineering, Tooling and Program Management at Evenflo in Miamisburg, OH.

Gregg brings experience and proven track record of success in the furniture and consumer durables area in building global teams focus on an established vision of consumer focused innovation meeting retail/channel needs area, which will be invaluable in meeting the companies growth goals and objectives.

I am confident that Gregg will be an excellent match for this position and a strong asset to the leadership team. Gregg will be located in Delray Beach, FL and can be reached at 561-665-8076 or ggreulich@twinstarhome.com. Please join me in welcoming him to Twin Star Home Furnishings.

 

Sincerely,

Brian Brigham

Director of Marketing and Public Relations

 

If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please call Twin-Star’s Marketing & PR Director, Brian Brigham at 561.665.8093 or e-mail bbrigham@twinstarhome.com

 

For Immediate Release

3.13.2015

Twin-Star International

Twin-Star International Debuts New Showroom Location at Las Vegas Market

Twin-Star International Debuts New Showroom Location at Las Vegas Market

Delray Beach, FL., December 30, 2014 – Twin-Star International, an award-winning manufacturer of quality home furnishings, which include home office and home entertainment furniture, thermoelectric wine and beverage coolers as well as electric fireplaces and heaters, is debuting their latest products in a new showroom during the January Las Vegas Market. Located in World Market Center, Showroom A-1016, at 495 S. Grand Central Parkway, the new showroom boasts 10,000 square feet of space, providing the ability to display their product in a way that their Tresanti®, Twin-Star Home, Duraflame®, and ClassicFlame® lines can be seen at once. Twin-Star is also introducing the product line of newly acquired Bell’O International, with a line-up that features beds, A/V towers, Triple Play TV stands, wood cabinets, A/V stands, speaker stands, home theater seating, and desks.

All new introductions will be on display in the new showroom, including home entertainment, fireplaces, kitchen islands and home office. Twin-Star is planning a hard opening for the new space on opening day of the January Las Vegas Market at 9am.

The new showroom is a true destination and will provide attendees with a variety of amenities including free high-speed wi-fi, a full kitchen for catering events which provides them the ability to offer complimentary beverages, pastries and lunches in their kitchen throughout Market. Afternoon cocktails and appetizers will be offered in the new showroom daily, another perk for their company’s large customer draw. The layout provides a more home-like setting, enabling retailers to view the line in a lifestyle environment. Brian Brigham, Twin-Star’s Director of Marketing and Public Relations stated, “We are so excited about our new Las Vegas Market home in showroom A-1016, and we feel this is a very friendly and customer-oriented building which offers great perks to our customers and staff. We look forward to welcoming new and current customers in a showroom that is comfortable and that displays our various product lines clearly and in a more furniture store like environment.”

Check out the website dedicated to Twin-Star International for the Vegas Winter Market by clicking here: http://twin-star.mobi/events/high-point-fall-2014/

Connect with Twin-Star via social media by visiting their website at www.twinstarhome.com; Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TwinStarInternational; Twitter page at www.twitter.com/twinstarhome; Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/twinstarhome; YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/TwinStarClassicFlame; Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/twinstarintl; and Blogspot at http://www.twinstarinternational.blogspot.com.

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About Twin-Star

Founded in 1996, Twin-Star International, Inc. of Delray Beach, Fl., is changing the way people entertain. Twin-Star, an award-winning home furnishings manufacturer of quality furniture, combines the latest trends with function and style to create unique pieces that enhance the lives of their customers. They use the finest hardwoods, wood veneers and finishes available, chosen specifically to match the character and need of each individual piece. Known for their ClassicFlame® Fireplaces, the finest furniture in the electric fireplace industry, their line-up also includes Duraflame®, Chimney-free® and Pro Electric Fireplaces, Tresanti® Media Consoles; Tresanti® Refrigerated Wine Cabinets; Tresanti® Kitchen Islands and Beverage Curios; Black & Decker and Luxe™ Bathroom furniture. Find out more at www.twinstarhome.com.

Twin-Star Home Furnishings Lends Helping Hands to Those In Need This Thanksgiving

Twin-Star Home Furnishings Lends Helping Hands to Those In Need This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. The single word says it all. Giving thanks for what we are grateful to have and giving back to the community is the epitome of the celebration that takes place on the fourth Thursday of every November, each and every year.

Twin-Star International took the meaning of Thanksgiving to heart this year by volunteering at CROS Ministries’ Caring Kitchen. A group of employees from Twin-Star International volunteered on Wednesday, November 26th preparing, serving, and cleaning up a luncheon meal for homeless, near homeless, people with low income, senior citizens, and children in the area.

Gathered from the Caring Kitchen’s website, “CROS Ministries serves the hungry in Palm Beach and Martin Counties through community collaborations. CROS is supported by churches, synagogues, community groups and private individuals throughout Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast, all of whom share in this common goal.”

Twin-Star International recognizes the importance of giving back to the community and they encourage their employees to do the same. This encourages the staff to become involved in the community by lending voluntary support to programs that enrich the quality of life and opportunities for all citizens.

Connect with Twin-Star:

Website www.twinstarhome.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/TwinStarInternational

Twitter www.twitter.com/twinstarhome

Flickr www.flickr.com/photos/twinstarhome

YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/TwinStarClassicFlame

Pinterest www.pinterest.com/twinstarintl

Blogspot http://www.twinstarinternational.blogspot.com.

 

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About Twin-Star

Founded in 1996, Twin-Star International, Inc. of Delray Beach, Fl., is changing the way people entertain. Twin-Star, an award-winning home furnishings manufacturer of quality furniture, combines the latest trends with function and style to create unique pieces that enhance the lives of their customers. They use the finest hardwoods, wood veneers and finishes available, chosen specifically to match the character and need of each individual piece. A member of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, Twin-Star is known for their ClassicFlame® Fireplaces, the finest furniture in the electric fireplace industry, and their line-up also includes Duraflame®, Chimney-free® and Pro Electric Fireplaces, Tresanti® Media Consoles; Tresanti® Refrigerated Wine Cabinets; Tresanti® Kitchen Islands and Beverage Curios; Black & Decker and Luxe™ Bathroom furniture. Find out more at www.twinstarhome.com.

Twin-Star International Purchases Bell’O® International Corporation

Twin-Star International Purchases Bell’O® International Corporation

New products to be showcased at High Point Market

 Delray Beach, Florida, October 13, 2014 – Twin-Star International, manufacturer of a wide range of award-winning home products and furnishings, has completed the purchase of Bell’O International Corporation, including the company’s Bell’O Digital brand. Twin-Star will exhibit Bell’O products in the Twin-Star showroom, located at Market on Green space #304, at the High Point Market later this month. It will be the first time Bell’O products have been shown at the High Point Market.

Bell’O, founded in 1988 and headquartered in Morganville, NJ, manufactures and markets audio/visual furniture, accessories, home theater seating, metal decorative beds, upholstered headboards and desks. The Bell’O Digital brand produces consumer electronic accessories such as digital headphones, AV cables, TV mounting brackets, and power surge protection devices. Under a licensed agreement with mattress powerhouse, Serta®, Bell’O also markets a collection of metal beds and frames.

Existing and new retailers for both companies will have the ability to purchase from Twin-Star’s lineup of ClassicFlame®, Duraflame®, Chimney-free® and Pro electric fireplaces, Tresanti® media consoles, refrigerated wine cabinets, kitchen islands and beverage curios, and Luxe ™ bathroom furniture as well as the full complement of Bell’O products.

“Bell’O has a long standing reputation for superior design and quality products, making for an excellent fit with Twin-Star’s strategy and our existing product lines,” said Robert Cohen, Twin-Star’s CEO. “The synergistic strength established by blending our companies will provide our customers with a greater array of innovative, must-have products and improve the distribution capabilities of both companies.

“We began partnering with Twin-Star earlier this year to bring our customers the industry’s best electric fireplaces,” noted Bell’O CEO Marc Sculler, “That relationship proved to be so successful that we immediately saw additional opportunities to leverage our combined strengths and work together for the benefit of our customers. In particular both organizations have a strong focus on new product development and bringing innovative products to our customers, which is core to our success. Our management team is extremely excited about the opportunity for the growth of our collective brands. This acquisition will result in significant growth and opportunity for the companies and our retail partners.”

Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

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About Twin-Star

Founded in 1996, Twin-Star International, Inc. of Delray Beach, Fl., is changing the way people entertain. Twin-Star, an award-winning home furnishings manufacturer of quality furniture, combines the latest trends with function and style to create unique pieces that enhance the lives of their customers. They use the finest hardwoods, wood veneers and finishes available, chosen specifically to match the character and need of each individual piece. Known for their ClassicFlame® Fireplaces, the finest furniture in the electric fireplace industry, their line-up also includes Duraflame®, Chimney-free® and Pro Electric Fireplaces, Tresanti® Media Consoles; Tresanti® Refrigerated Wine Cabinets; Tresanti® Kitchen Islands and Beverage Curios; Black & Decker and Luxe™ Bathroom furniture. Find out more at www.twinstarhome.com.

 

About Bell’O International

Bell’O International is a global designer and manufacturer of premium consumer electronics accessories, mounts and furniture. With its award-winning brands, Bell’O and Bell’O Digital, the company offers hundreds of highly regarded products including: Bell’O audio/video furniture, home theater seating, computer desks and beds, as well as Bell’O Digital consumer electronics accessories including: flat panel TV mounts, soundbar mounts, audio video cables, headphones, surge protectors, screen cleaner kits and cable management systems. Consumers have depended on Bell’O for its unparalleled attention to detail in aesthetics, technology and functionality since 1988. Headquartered in Morganville, New Jersey, Bell’O proudly designs its products in the USA. Find out more by visiting www.bello.com and www.bello-digital.com.

 

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Contact: Brian Brigham

Twin-Star International

561.665.8093

bbrigham@twinstarhome.com