Vaughan Sound has been awarded a place on a £100m university framework for the supply and installation of audio-visual equipment.
Following an extensive tender competition, the South Wales-based specialist integrator, founded in 1964, has become a preferred supplier for universities and colleges throughout Wales and South West England.
The agreement is in place for 48 months in total, 24 months initially from 2 February 2015, with two subsequent options to extend by 12 months. It will see Vaughan Sound given the opportunity to provide a range of AV products and installation services to over 30 HEPCW / SUPC registered institutions across the two regions.
Managing Director, Paul Adams commented: “Winning a place on this university framework is very exciting for Vaughan Sound and the PAI Group as it provides the perfect pathway for us to develop long-term meaningful relationships with higher education establishments.
“At Vaughan Sound we are of the belief that the AV technology services we have developed over 50 years of industry evolvement make an incredible difference to the academic learning process for the students of today and tomorrow. For these reasons we invested in assembling a dedicated team from within the company to work on the bid.
“To now be acknowledged for this investment through the award of a place on the framework is very exciting. We all now enthusiastically look forward to being involved with AV projects that will make a real difference to the students who will undoubtedly immensely benefit from technological learning environments that will positively shape their academic future.”