Professional AV Channel Flat Panel Display Market Registers Year-to-Date Growth According to PMA Research

San Juan Capistrano, California – December 27, 2018. PMA Research (PMA), the worldwide market information experts on large displays, has published their latest sell-through tracking report on large-format (32” and larger) flat panel displays being sold by leading U.S. Pro AV Dealers and Systems Integrators who serve commercial markets.

Despite recent softer sales, year-to-date unit volume and revenues for flat panel display sales through the Pro AV channel were up by double digits in 2018, with unit sales tracking ahead 15% and revenues rising 14%, when compared with November 2017 year-to-date figures. This marks the fourth straight year of positive year-to-date growth for flat panel display sales through the Pro AV channel.



PMA’s most recent Flat Panel Reseller Tracking Service report for November, showed certain product segments continued their year-long trends and substantially contributed to this growth. Sales of models featuring 24/7 capability as well as sales of 98” displays have both more than tripled year-over-year. In addition, models with 4K UHD resolution continue on an upward sales trajectory and represented 57% of the total unit volume and 63% of the revenues in November 2018.

About PMA Research

PMA Research (PMA) specializes in worldwide market information for the projector industry, including detailed and comprehensive coverage of High-End Projectors, Mainstream Projectors, and Pico Projectors. With a series of quarterly projector shipment and forecast reports along with monthly sales tracking, PMA publishes data-driven insights for projector manufacturers, component suppliers, accessory companies and channel partners.  Expanded coverage of the display industry includes market information on U.S. Professional Large-Format Flat Panel Displays. PMA’s Flat Panel Tracking Reports offer timely sell-through data and analysis on unit sales, revenues and true volume-weighted street prices of Professional Large-Format Flat Panel Displays sold by leading U.S. dealers, systems integrators, and distributors.

PMA Research was formerly Pacific Media Associates, which was established by Dr. William Coggshall. Dr. Coggshall was a co-founder of Dataquest (now part of Gartner) and helped start the syndicated high-tech market information business. PMA Research has offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company’s US headquarters is located at 25852 Avenida Cabrillo, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. Phone: +1 (949) 493-4601.