About Us

e3-northeastern-techonogies-group-somerset-sales-consulte3 Northeastern Technologies Group was established in 1991 by Barbara Kurman, Au.D. and Chuck Comitto, two of the original founders, as a special equipment distributor serving the New York metropolitan areas including northern New Jersey, eastern New York and southeast Connecticut.

e3 Northeastern Technologies Group brings extensive experience in the audiologic and instrumentation fields to its customers. The focus is to provide them with the latest technological advances in hearing and balance screening and diagnostic equipment and to ensure its performance.  One of e3 Northeastern Technologies Group’s most valuable assets are the long-term relationships it has built with the thousands of clients it has served and the superior quality manufacturers it has always represented and continues to represent today – offering options no other distributor can match.

e3-northeastern-techonogies-group-somerset-service-calle3 Northeastern Technologies Group, a founding member of the National Association of Special Equipment Distributors (NASED), ensures that all of its service and repair personnel, as well as its equipment, are of the highest caliber.  The breadth of knowledge and skills among the sales and service staff mean that you will be working with the best people in their respective fields.

In 2016, we opened our second location in Somerset, NJ - providing our customers with the sales and service support that no one else can match.  That's why Audiologists, Clinicians, Physicians, and other professionals have turned to e3 Northeastern Technologies Group for all of their hearing and balance equipment needs.

To contact our New Jersey office:

Address: 2501 Cottontail Ln
Somerset, NJ  08873

Office:  (732) 527-3620
Fax:  (732) 527-3610

Your Local Experts

  Liz Palughi, MA CCC-A

Regional Sales Manager
(908) 455-4757
  • Liz Palughi, MA CCC-A joins the e3 Northeastern Technologies Group team where she will be serving the Somerset, NJ territory. Liz received her Audiology education at Northwestern University and has been practicing since 1998. She is ASHA certified and is licensed in the state of NY. Liz has a wide range of experience working clinically in medical private practice as well as her role as an Account Executive for a hearing aid manufacturer for the last 8 years. Liz has achieved high levels of success, particularly in her last position, due to her dedication, hard work, and customer focus. She has an excellent reputation within the industry as someone who is both a friend and a strong advocate for all her clients and she is a great asset to e3 Northeastern Technologies Group.
  Mena Wahba

Service Technician
(732) 527-3620
  • After graduating from DeVry University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering, Mena chose to focus his technical skills in the Hearing Healthcare Industry. As your Service Technician, Mena brings his superior customer service and love of technology to the next level. When he is not working, Mena enjoys spending time with friends, and trying different restaurants. His favorite activity is snowboarding during the winter, and in the summer, Mena started learning to ride motorcycles, and hopes to earn his license by next summer.
  Kara Nash

Office Assistant
(732) 527-3620

Expertise, Excellence, Everyday - The e3 Diagnostics Difference

e3 Diagnostics is based on three cornerstones:  expertise, excellence and everyday.  These three e's are the core values each team member provides to every customer, everyday.


Expertise is our people.  Audiologists, sales team, technicians and operational support. Across the nation, our network consists of the audiology industry's most respected and highly regarded leaders and business advisors.  We are here to help you grow and take care of your customers.


Excellence is our product and services, which are unparalleled in the industry.  We represent the world's leading manufacturers of the highest quality special instruments and supplies, and our national service team are factory-trained and NASED certified.


Everyday is our ability to be near you on an everyday basis, wherever you are and whenever you need us.  We have offices in your community no matter where in the US your business is, and our response time is typically within 24 hours.