News | May 9, 2008

WAV Distribution Extends Its Solution Provider Portfolio With Gamber-Johnson And Wireless Beehive

WAV, Inc., the value-added distributor of wireless, security, RFID, VoIP and portable data-collection equipment, announced that it has further extended its product portfolio with solutions from Gamber-Johnson and Wireless Beehive Manufacturing. Under this new agreement, WAV will now offer rugged computer mounting products from Gamber-Johnson and the Stinger line from Wireless Beehive Manufacturing.

"Partnering with Gamber-Johnson and Wireless Beehive Manufacturing expands our channel partners' reach into new markets, and enables the delivery of cost-effective and innovative solutions that our customers are looking for," said Norm Dumbroff, president and CEO of WAV, Inc. "We're excited to add more great technologies to our full portfolio of value-added services for our solution providers, VAR customers and the wireless and mobile VAR communities."

Gamber-Johnson's mounts and docks contribute to higher productivity and ensure good fleet system and data management by properly housing mobile computing and enhancing user safety and satisfaction with ergonomic designs. Gamber-Johnson's modular mounting systems have components that easily mix-and-match to fit WAV's current rugged mobile computing focus in health care, enterprise, state and local government vertical markets.

"Gamber-Johnson is committed to offering superior customer service and providing innovative rugged solutions that meet the changing needs of our customers," states Jeff Greene, president of Gamber-Johnson. "An integral part of that commitment is choosing the right channel partners that share the same vision."

WAV will give a boost to its wireless antenna line with Wireless Beehive Manufacturing's products that provide a tighter beamwidth. Wireless Beehive's broadband wireless antennas and accessories complement the Motorola Canopy and Trango service subscriber markets. The Stinger™ line extends reach by up to four times the distance without using large dishes or grids.

"2008 is a dynamic transition year for us as we move from a direct model to a channel model and it is even more exciting having WAV Distribution become part of our program. They are a well respected distributor for the service provider market and our Stinger™ family and accessories complement their line card in this market," said Chuck McCown, president of Wireless Beehive Manufacturing.

WAV is the industry's only single-stop resource providing the depth of knowledge and expert services required to fully address the specific technology and value-added services needs of the VAR and Solution Provider community. WAV performs professional services for its Solution Provider community including site surveys, software and hardware development and integration, custom roll-out kits, installation and technical support.

About WAV, Inc.
WAV, Inc. is a full-service, value-added distributor of wireless broadband, wireless LAN, wireless security, data collection hardware, mobile computing products, rugged computing products, mobile printers and voice over IP technology. Located in Aurora, IL, WAV offers value-added services, product availability and unmatched technical expertise to our VAR channel. WAV provides its partners a competitive edge by offering extensive product knowledge, support for multi-vendor solutions, as well as professional value-added services for its VAR community, including (but not limited to): site surveys, software and hardware development and integration, custom roll-outs, installation and technical support. For more information call (800) 678-2419 or visit our web site at:

About Gamber-Johnson
In business since 1954, Gamber-Johnson is the undisputed market leader of rugged docking stations and vehicle mounts (Mobile Device Accessories: Global Market Demand Analysis, VDC, June, 2007), and a member of the Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products (CVP) Group. Customers of all sizes -- state and local governments, transportation, field service organizations, and mobile professionals -- rely on Gamber-Johnson's vehicle mounting systems and docking stations on a daily basis and associate the Gamber-Johnson name and products with quality, safety and reliability. As a result, Gamber-Johnson vehicle mounting systems are installed in thousands of fleets worldwide.

About Wireless Beehive Manufacturing (WB, mfg)
WB Mfg. is a best of breed design and manufacturing provider of broadband wireless antennas and accessories complementing the Motorola Canopy and Trango service provider subscriber markets. The patent pending Stinger family of products has become a well recognized value enhancement to subscriber modules by increasing gain, range, and signal levels along with lowering jitter. With easy installation and use of other accessories like surge suppressors, test adapters, and mounting options, the products from WB Mfg. helps to add "Zing to your Zang". These products are designed and Made in the U.S.A. at our Utah facilities. For more information visit