Archive for the ‘Line Distribution Announcements’ Category
Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Intellimix’s Kurtis Castello (left) & Andrew Sudlow
Japan-based Zoom Corporation has appointed its affiliate Zoom North America as its distributor in Canada, starting with the ARQ Aero RhythmTrak and H4n Pro Handy Recorder products. Accordingly, Zoom North America has appointed Intellimix Corp. as its partner for fulfillment and service in the Canadian marketplace.
Omnimedia, which has represented Zoom in Canada for many years, will continue to operate as the sole distributor of Zoom legacy product (product introduced prior to the 2016 NAMM Show) until July 31, 2016. Intellimix has told Professional Sound that as of June 1st it will be selling the new products off the assembly line and as of August 2016, it will take over fulfillment of orders for all of Zoom products for Canada.
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Yorkville’s Jeff Cowling
Yorkville Sound has added British studio microphone builder Aston Microphones to its catalog of distributed lines.
Newly founded in the U.K., the first four products in the Aston catalog are the Origin and Spirit studio microphones, the Rycote compact shockmount, and the Halo reflection filter. All Aston products are designed and built in the U.K. and will be shipping this summer.
“Aston Mics have hit the recording scene with a bang, and we at Yorkville Sound are thrilled to represent these products in Canada,” Jeff Cowling, VP of sales and marketing at Yorkville Sound, tells Professional Sound. “The unique look of the Origin and Spirit microphones immediately turns heads, but it’s the sound that really impresses users. The game-changing design of the Halo reflection filter is sure to be an engineer’s dream for studios of all sizes.”
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
JAM Industries President Martin Szpiro
JAM Industries companies Erikson Consumer and Erikson Audio have been named the new Canadian distributors for TEAC Consumer Audio and TASCAM Professional Audio products, respectively.
“I’m very familiar with JAM’s focus on building strong relationships with their suppliers and dealers, and also their emphasis on service and customer satisfaction,” says Jim Mack, executive VP of TASCAM and TEAC in the U.S. “We know that our end users, retailers, and contractors in Canada will experience better service, quicker shipping, and more immediate attention to their needs.”
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Plurison’s Simon Côté
Cymatic Audio has announced the appointment of Audio Plus Services (USA) and sister company Plurison (Canada) as the distributor of its line of multi-track recorders and players throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Audio Plus Services/Plurison is the distributor of high-end hi-fi and professional brands, such as Focal, Naim, Cambridge Audio, SPL, and many others.
Thursday, April 14th, 2016
Philippe Delacroix, President and CEO at Digigram
Digigram, developer of audio and video solutions, has announced that it is reinforcing its distribution channels in the Americas to sustain increasing adoption of its sound cards, IP audio codecs, and IP video encoders across this area. Sonotechnique, recently appointed, will be responsible for distributing Digigram’s audio-over-IP codecs and video-over-IP products in Canada. Point Source Audio will continue to be the exclusive master distributor in North and South America for Digigram sound cards in any market, as well as PYKO audio codecs and AQILIM OTT video encoders in AV installations. Newly appointed ATA Audio will be responsible for distributing audio-over-IP codecs in the United States, with a focus on the broadcast market.
Friday, April 1st, 2016
Erikson’s Quebec headquarters
Erikson Commercial, a division of JAM Industries, has been named the Canadian distributor for One Systems.
“Erikson is certainly one of a select, few premier distribution companies in the region and we are very fortunate to be working with them again. I am confident they will significantly grow the One Systems brands – One Systems, On Point Audio and P.Audio – and their visibility throughout Canada,” says Doug MacCallum, One Systems Inc. president.
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
Erikson Audio Product Manager Mark Wellein
Erikson Audio is now the Canadian distribution for Reloop. Reloop manufacturers a wide array of DJ products, including DJ turntables, mixers, controllers, interfaces, and more.
“We are pleased and excited to be taking on Reloop distribution here in the Canadian market and look forward to being a part of this great brand’s continued growth,” comments Erikson Audio Product Manager Mark Wellein.
Thursday, January 28th, 2016
Auratone’s Alexander Jacobsen (left) & ADI’s Richard Lasnier
Audio Distributors International (ADI) has announced its appointment as exclusive Canadian distributor for the Auratone brand of studio monitor speakers.
Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Jean-Marc Langevin, VP of Thorvin Electronics, has announced that Contemporary Research Corporation has appointed Thorvin Electronics as its Canadian distributor.
Contemporary research is a company that designs and manufactures intelligent solutions for system integration. Starting with professional TV tuners and AV routers, the Contemporary Research family of products includes HDTV tuners, QMOD HDTV Modulators, Display Express Control Systems, and classroom integration solutions. All created for the systems market.
Monday, January 4th, 2016
(L-R) B&J Music’s Dave Waddell, Jeff Carman, Rene Sita, Mark Czuchraj, Frank Di Fruscia & David McAllister.
Peavey Electronics, which until now distributed directly into Canada, has announced the appointment of B&J Music as its new distributor for the Canadian market. B&J Music, a division of JAM, will be the new Canadian distributor for the Peavey, Composite Acoustics, Trace Elliot, and Budda lines. The agreement was confirmed recently after discussions amongst JAM President Martin Szpiro, VP Jeff Carman, B&J VP David McAllister, and Peavey COO Courtland Gray, GM of North American Sales Fred Poole, and Hartley Peavey, Peavey Electronics’ founder.