Milestone AV Technologies is a leading designer, manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of mounting systems for LCD projectors, plasma displays and LCD flat panel displays used in a variety of audio-visual industry applications. Its products are distributed through over 2,000 professional audio-visual and home theater dealers, primarily in the U.S. FFL first invested in its predecessor, Chief Manufacturing, Inc. in 2003 to provide liquidity to existing shareholders.
In 2004, Chief acquired Sanus Systems, a leader in the consumer retail channel for audio/video furniture, mounts and accessories systems. The combined expertise and market leadership of these two new companies has enabled Milestone AV Technologies to be a cost effective and customer-oriented leader across all of its markets. Milestone AV Technologies is located in Minneapolis.
In 2008, the Company was sold to Duchossois Industries, Inc., a privately held, family-owned company with holdings in the consumer products, technology and service sectors.