The Paleys are back in the software business.
Ron Paley said of the deal, “Jim Barcus, president of Digital Jukebox, had done an amazing job building the company over the past 13 years and it was time for DJB to take the next step in its growth.”
According to a release announcing the agreement, RPB will be responsible for sales, marketing, turnkey hardware systems and tech support for the client base. James Barcus, owner of Ohio-based Digital Jukebox, will concentrate on product development. RPB will also provide business consultant services to Digital Jukebox.
Ron Paley Broadcast is a broadcast equipment dealer based in Manitoba, Canada. Ron and Ted Paley have a long background in audio equipment going back to building recording studios in the late 1960s. They began distributing audio and broadcast equipment in the 1970s and branched out into installation later.
The Paleys also were involved in the creation of automation system company OMT Technologies.