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Chief Manufacturing Launches Virtual Classroom Tool
Posted on Thursday, July 31, 2008

Just one of many educational resources offered by Chief, providing helpful product selection information for the education market.

Minneapolis, MN. USA -- - Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in flat panel and projector mounting, is excited to announce the Virtual Classroom, the latest tool to help you with your product selection for school applications. Browse around the classroom and discover the latest in AV mount technology, and play with the features that make these products truly unique.

Virtual Classroom provides an interactive tour of Chief products that are specially designed for the classroom. To take the tour, simply scroll around the room and click on the products to zoom in. The tool displays unique product features that focus on ease of installation and fluid functionality. Products within the room include the RPA™ Elite Projector Mount, and Fusion™ Mobile Cart, Monitor Mount, and Swing Arm Wall Mount. The Virtual Classroom also includes links to CAD drawings, tech drawings, installation manuals and more.

Another innovative, new tool on the Chief website is
MountBuilder™, the industry's first online product configurator for building and specifying mounting solutions. MountBuilder will revolutionize the way mounts are selected and specified. The tool walks the user through a logical sequence of steps for building a mount configuration that visually appears on screen. Drop distance and weight capacity are automatically calculated as parts are added. A parts list is also generated, with the ability to edit parts and quantities. The tool allows you to log in and create a password so you can save configurations for proposals or future jobs.

Chief's Easy Bid Spec form is also available for download within the Virtual Classroom and MountBuilder applications. This interactive PDF form simplified the bid process by providing an easy to use format for acquiring project bids from Chief.