Anton/Bauer Names Amtec As Its Exclusive Authorized Service Center In Mexico


Last Updated: August 14, 2012 12:17 am GMT
(Shelton, CT--August 14, 2012) Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, has named AMTEC its authorized service center in Mexico. This new partnership underscores Anton/Bauer’s continued commitment to growth in Latin America, along with its dedication to providing high-level after-sales customer support.

“As one of our key distributers in Latin America, we have been working with AMTEC since the very beginning,” says Jose Flores, product specialist, Anton/Bauer. “We couldn’t be more pleased with how its core values align with those of Anton/Bauer—they mesh perfectly. We know AMTEC cares about its customers and wants to get them the right solutions. That’s how we operate as well.”

AMTEC was founded in 1991 with the purpose of promoting, selling, installing and servicing professional television equipment for the production and post-production markets at the broadcast and industrial level. Supporting local broadcasters such as TV Azteca and Televisa, AMTEC personnel in its sales, customer service, and technical support departments are dedicated to providing the fastest and most efficient service without compromising quality.

“Anton/Bauer offers our customers the most compatible camera batteries and chargers,” says Octavio Rios, AMTEC’s site director for production equipment. “Whether they are using a camera from Panasonic, Sony, Ikegami or JVC—Anton/Bauer has solutions to fit the cameras they are currently using or plan to use in the future.”

In addition to selling such Anton/Bauer power solutions as the DIONIC® 90, HC, HCX and HyTRON 140 batteries, as an authorized service center, AMTEC will be able to offer local customers the technical expertise necessary to help troubleshoot and keep gear updated and running at its best without having to spend additional resources or work with customer support outside the country.

“As the authorized support team here in Mexico, customers are going to feel more confident when selecting Anton/Bauer products—and they will understand the value beyond the cost of the batteries,” says Rios. “No other major battery manufacturer has that type of service in Mexico, so we are pleased to say that we can offer the necessary support to our customers. Sometimes a solution can be as simple as updating a charger’s software, so the customer doesn’t have to buy all new chargers—together with Anton/Bauer, we can help protect our customers’ investments.”

For Flores, the partnership between Anton/Bauer and AMTEC is a perfect match. “Working regularly with local videographers, directors of photography, production companies and other professionals, this new alliance truly gives both companies a stronger position in industry,” he says. “This partnership is based on communication and now we have a partner to share trends and also what’s going on in both regions. We look forward to things to come in the future and couldn’t be more pleased than to provide local support in Mexico.”

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About Anton/Bauer
Anton/Bauer is recognized as the world’s innovator and a premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other key mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries. Based in the United States in Shelton, CT with offices in Europe and Asia, Anton/Bauer was established in 1970 and has expanded its product offerings to include many signature lines such as its leading Gold Mount® system, InterActive® chargers and Logic Series® batteries such as the HyTRON® 50, 100 and 140, and DIONIC® 90, 160, HC and HCX. Their products are compatible with every camera brand on the market today. Other Anton/Bauer high performance products include the Ultralight® 2, ElipZ®, CINE VCLX and the Tandem 150 Modular Charging System. Their superior-quality products have become an industry standard. For more information on Anton/Bauer, visit

About Vitec Videocom
Vitec Videocom brings together some of the most respected, most innovative and most sought-after brands in the industry: Anton/Bauer, Autoscript, Litepanels, OConnor, Petrol, Sachtler, Vinten and Vinten Radamec. It acts as an endorsing brand for these market-leading broadcast, film and pro video products, encouraging multi-brand system sales and simplifying the way that customers worldwide do business.

Vitec Videocom is an operating division within the Vitec Group, an international business serving customers in the broadcast, photographic and military aerospace and government markets. Vitec is based on strong, well known, premium brands on which its customers rely on worldwide.

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