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Matt Pruznick

Matt Pruznick

Matt Pruznick is senior editor for Residential Systems and Systems Contractor News. He has a Master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

  • Azione’s Spring Meeting: A Striking Sense of Camaraderie

    March 16, 2017

    When he launched Azione Unlimited (AU) in 2012, one of Richard Glikes’ primary goals was to create a cohesive national network of integrators and manufacturer partners. Five years later, the buying group might be the best example of a tight-knit group of likeminded colleagues that this industry has to offer.

  • Is 4DX the Next Big Thing for Commercial Cinemas?

    March 31, 2016

    Though it sounds like it, this was not a sophisticated theme park attraction requiring a trip to Orlando. It’s called 4DX, and it’s poised to revolutionize the way people experience action films at their local commercial theaters across the country.

  • Building Tomorrow's Foundations at Middle Atlantic

    November 10, 2015

    When you think of Middle Atlantic, the first thing that comes to mind is probably equipment racks. But like any forward-thinking organization, Middle Atlantic is broadening its horizons for the future.
     

  • Flying Into the Future With Yale Locks

    October 08, 2015

    Along with 10 other reporters, I was helicoptered to Connecticut to get a glimpse of some new security devices, as well as the complex assembly processes and rigorous testing methods utilized to ensure they’ll stand up to the test of time. 

  • Samsung Launches New SUHD Line of TVs at Spring into Color Event

    April 06, 2015

    “There’s nothing more emblematic of evolution than the eye,” proclaimed the introductory voiceover at the Samsung Spring into Color event on April 2 in New York. The company’s new line of ultra high definition (UHD) televisions—dubbed SUHD, the “S” denoting Samsung flagship status—certainly represents an evolution in the production of consumer flat-p...


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Leon HQ Tour 2017

Residential Systems' Jeremy Glowacki and Leon Speaker's Noah Kaplan at the end of the tour

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Inside Leon's anechoic chamber

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Leon's hands-on manufacturing process

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Leon's hand-wound crossover

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Unique sculpture is on display throughout Leon. Much of it was created by Leon CEO Noah Kaplan.

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Leon sources its drivers from Israel.

Leon HQ Tour 2017

A warning before entering Leon's engineering department

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Inside Leon's engineering department

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Leon's engineers at work

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Leon's demo room

Leon HQ Tour 2017

A wide shot of Leon's final assembly

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Here's another stage of assembly

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Leon's picturesque headquarters hallway

Leon HQ Tour 2017

More original artwork from Noah Kaplan

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Noah Kaplan demonstrates a miter saw

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Leon's Timbre SEVEN bookshelf speakers

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Leon invested in a machine to shred old boxes into new packing materials

Leon HQ Tour 2017

As part of its Lean Manufacturing, Leon delivers speaker kits to its assemblers in these custom-built cases.

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Wrapping speaker grille cloth

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Putting finishing touch on grille cloth

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Adding the drivers

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Testing a speaker for proper polarity

Leon HQ Tour 2017

The Glowacki family taking a breather in the marketing department

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Noah Kaplan next to a prototype concept in the hallways of his company's headquarters

Leon HQ Tour 2017

Outside Leon's Ann Arbor headquarters