Hi Solutions continues its national expansion with the acquisition of Premier West Coast
Acquires Southern California-based Unify Smart Home
Expands Autonomous Home™ Presence to Southern California
NEWTOWN, PA and WOODSIDE, CA /ACCESSWIRE/September 22, 2022/ RC-1, Inc., dba “Hi Solutions”, today announced the acquisition of Unify Smart Home of Temecula, California through the acquisition of its parent company, Medley Communications, effective January 1, 2022. Unify is a key strategic addition that extends the company’s capabilities and reach with a proven process-driven approach and a strong presence in the important Southern California region.
“The Unify team has built something extremely special in the desirable SoCal market,” commented John Parker, President and CEO of Hi. “Unify’s leadership group has developed highly structured and repeatable home automation solutions that connect customers to what matters most to them. We are excited to add the experience, relationships, tools and know-how of Unify to our growing organization and to extend the Unify solution to a broader market segment than what is traditionally served by custom home integration vendors.”
Unify Founder and President Darrin Medley said, “From day one, we’ve been focused on improving people’s experience at home. We have grown our presence, our offerings and our team by staying true to this mission. I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished as a private company, and now we’re excited to enter a new chapter within the Hi family, building on what we’ve established in California and helping our new team to bring this commitment to citizens across the country and ultimately around the world.”
Medley, an industry luminary and Sonos pioneer and advisory board member, has joined the Hi Solutions leadership team as Chief Operating Officer, where he focuses on the implementation of basis and operating principles allowing Hi to integrate acquired companies and develop the company. . Medley’s business partner, Damien Klaas, has also joined Hi in a leadership role, focusing on day-to-day management of Unify’s business operations.
Michael Moe, Executive Chairman of Hi, said, “Hi Solutions is seeing significant momentum in the booming self-contained home market. Covid has accelerated the megatrend of the home becoming the operating platform for life. business opportunity and also brings a very talented team into the Hi Solutions family.”
The acquisition of Unify is the latest announced transaction executed to advance Hi’s “rollup” agenda, a cornerstone of its strategy to become a national provider of technology solutions for individuals and businesses. The company previously announced the acquisition of Media Design Associates (MDA), based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as well as Booyah Technologies, based in Huntington Valley, Pennsylvania, in its home region of Greater Philadelphia. Hi Solutions is currently in discussions with a number of new potential acquisition targets with the aim of completing additional transactions in 2022.
Hi Solutions was founded to usher in the autonomous home revolution by giving people a new way to power and improve their lives, and to do so in a way that is accessible and sustainable for a wide range of homeowners. Today, more than ever, home is our center for living, working, playing and everything in between. In a chaotic world, it should be a refuge – a realm of comfort and control. Technology and ingenuity make it possible, and Hi makes it easy. We do this by listening to our customers to understand the experience they want and bringing it to life in a solution custom-designed for their home and personalized to their preferences through voice, movement, touch and timing. Welcome to the Autonomous House. Learn more about hi.solutions.
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