ProTek Security and Audio Visual Design, originally established
in 1983, are the culmination of over 75 years of related work experience by owners Herb Stride and Thomas Spingler. The security foundations of
the corporation are based on Herb Stride's 25 years of experience as a professional fire official with a
major urban Fire Department. The entertainment and audio/video experience is
rooted in Tom Spingler's many years of acclaimed work in professional music and
Aside from our founders, the company employs many highly skilled
certified individuals with a tremendous amount of value added experience
in related fields. Included are professional electricians, recording studio engineers,
electronic technicians, carpenters, CAD design experts, and most importantly,
dedicated audio/video and security enthusiasts.
We are not just another service provider--
ProTek - Audio
Visual Design is the creation
of individuals with a long standing dedication to their craft.
Dedicated to safety and security of the public as well as the
creation and delivery of high quality entertainment.
Originally established solely as a security
and related low voltage electronics systems company, the ProTek Security name has been a mainstay in the
Northern New Jersey security
industry ever since. As advanced home and commercial electronics have evolved, so
has the ProTek Security company. Providing cutting edge technology and the latest products and services
available has become part of the company philosophy as we are recognized as a
"one stop shop" for all of the most advanced home and business technologies.
ProTek Security has continuously grown and evolved over the past 20
years into a leader in the electronics service industry, and remains at the forefront of the
ProTek Security has expanded to not only provide monitored
burglar and fire alarms, but to also include services such as video surveillance,
telephone systems, central vacuum systems, distribution of satellite and cable
feeds, and distributed audio intercom systems.
In the early 1990's, as pioneers in the field of home
entertainment, ProTek Security saw a tremendous shift in the needs and
desires of their customers with a tremendous surge in the desire for dedicated
entertainment rooms and distributing audio and video throughout the home or
business. ProTek Security brought in additional staff dedicated to
the technologies and science of home entertainment. In 1997, this group was spun
off as the partner company today known as the Audio Visual Design Group.
There are very few companies as well established or
experienced in the New Jersey and New York Metro area as ProTek Security and the
Audio Visual Design Group.
We are members of the New Jersey Builders
Association, The New Jersey Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA), and the
Custom Electronics Distributors and Installers Association (CEDIA). Our
services can be directed towards working in either new home and commercial development or in
the custom installation of systems in existing homes and businesses.