Experienced, Capable, Reliable, and Strong Foundation:
Over 30 years
as an industry leader under the same management teamLicensed
in more than 20 states; Audited
financial statement; Bondable
to $25,000,000 per project
Seven Division offices fully staffed with engineering, project management, estimation, installation, and service; six regional support offices; 275 employees
Ford AV is a Commercial Contractor
Our Core Business is the design, installation, and service of sound, video, and lighting systems
Ford AV has been a Commercial Contractor since 1973.
Your installation is our only priority; Ford AV does not sell home hi-fi, satellite or cable TV systems, musical instruments, or operate an internet box sales center
From the initial design to the final testing and system commissioning, Ford AV engineers have the formal education, training, and experience to provide the most reliable and technically advanced A/V systems
The Engineering team of 35 have degrees in electrical, mechanical, acoustics, computer science, physics, lighting and theater; Ford AV's engineering staff includes two Registered Professional Engineers.
Ford AV engineers have multiple years of “hands-on” experience and industry certifications
Our projects are managed by experienced Project Managers
that oversee every aspect of the project including coordination with other trades, purchasing, scheduling, installation, training, project commissioning and close out
A full time Project Scheduler
ensures that your project is installed on time and that all construction milestones are met
A full time Contract Administrator
manages each installation contract to verify that insurance, bonding, subcontracts, schedule of values, licensing, and local and federal building code requirements are adhered to and correct
Ford AV’s Safety Officer
administers a weekly safety meeting, annual safety training, and reviews all safety related incidents for OSHA compliance
Assigned Project Teams:
Every project, small and large, is assigned a project team including a Project Manager, Project Engineer, Job Site Superintendent, and an Account Representative. Additional engineering, drafting, and software engineers are assigned as required
Ford AV trains and manages its own team of full time Installation Technicians
. This practice allows maximum control of the quality and timeliness of each installation
Ford AV provides a full time Trainer
to work with our staff to ensure each person is receiving training appropriate for their job responsibilities; as well as provide customer training to ensure that your staff has been fully trained on your systems operation
The Ford AV Service Center
centrally dispatches technicians, and monitors and documents every customer service request until the issue is resolved and closed
Ford AV Service Technicians
are managed as a separate group that is not dependent on the Ford AV Installation team. Ford AV's Service Technician's only responsibility is to respond to your service requests
Ford AV provides a service plan to meet your requirements including service calls, scheduled routine maintenance, phone support, and full time customer on-site service and support
Customer Support / Web Portal:
Ford AV's Customer Support / Web Portal allows you to log onto secure web pages and view your current active and closed jobs and projects. In addition, all active and closed Service Work Orders and Sales Orders are available for viewing.
You may review an installed project including the equipment list and system drawings. Items in the equipment list include links to the Operations Manual.
As a contractor Ford AV keeps costs low.
Volume purchasing and inventory management from purchase to job site delivers the Lowest Cost and Best Value
for your project
Ford AV's Job Cost and Inventory Management systems are unequaled in accuracy and efficiency which allows Ford AV to provide installed systems at a lower cost
Discuss Your Project:
Send an email to email@example.com
or call 800-654-6744.
Paul Leach, Director of Marketing