Fletcher Chicago offloads sales division to Abel Cine Tech; focuses on digital camera, film market

Fletcher Chicago has sold its sales division to Abel
Cine Tech, a move that allows Fletcher Chicago to focus on digital camera and film rental services. It also solidifies Abel Cine Tech’s mission to offer unparalleled
sales and technical support to their nationally based broadcast and
production clientele.

Fletcher announced that they
will support this new direction with an additional $1 million
investment in equipment, as well as renovated and expanded production
office space.

“Abel
and Fletcher have always had a mutual respect for the way both our
companies do business and treat our customers,” stated Pete Abel,
President of Abel Cine Tech. “We’re excited about this new opportunity
and committed to providing the highest level of personalized service to
Fletcher’s sales clients.”

Abel
announced that Fletcher’s Sales Manager, Kari Hess will head up sales
efforts in the Midwestern region. Ms. Hess brings over 17 years of
professional experience in the television production industry. Hess’
personalized sales approach, strong technical grounding and field
experience as a news videographer give her a unique blend of talents
specific to Abel’s core philosophy. “My client’s needs have always been
my highest priority,” commented Hess. “I am happy to work with Abel
Cine Tech, with their reputation for outstanding customer service.”

“Throughout
this transition, we want to make sure that we take good care of our
loyal client base,” stated Tom Fletcher, VP/Owner of Fletcher Chicago.
“We firmly believe that with Abel’s reputation for strong customer
support, and Kari Hess leading the transition, our sales clients will
be in capable hands and will enjoy all the benefits of this new
enterprise.”