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JANDS REALIGNS DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES

JANDS REALIGNS DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES

Jands has announced one of the outcomes of a strategic review of its business. This review commenced early in 2017 with the purpose of developing a company structure and product strategy that will see Jands best positioned for the future. This process encompassed a company-wide review of both Jands’ business strengths and the strengths of
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December 8, 2017 Industry

HARMAN AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION SHAKE-UP

HARMAN AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION SHAKE-UP

Harman Professional Solutions has consolidated distribution of AKG, BSS, Crown, dbx, Lexicon, JBL and Soundcraft solutions in Australia by strengthening ties with longtime distribution partners AV Technology (avt) and CMI Music & Audio. Building on 25 years of experience representing AMX audio video control systems, avt will expand its portfolio to include the complete Harman
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December 8, 2017 Industry

650 LAYOFFS AT HARMAN

650 LAYOFFS AT HARMAN

Not long after its $8b acquisition by Samsung, Harman has announced 650 job cuts across its pro audio, video, lighting, and control system brands over the next nine to 12 months. Brands affected by the cuts include AKG, AMX, BSS, Crown, dbx, DigiTech, JBL, IDX, Martin, Soundcraft, Studer, and SVSI. The layoffs are accompanied by a
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September 15, 2017 News

THE HARMAN EXPERIENCE

THE HARMAN EXPERIENCE

Harman has consolidated its regional offices into one Singapore HQ. Pride of place is the Harman Professional Customer Experience Centre. We take a tour. Text:/ Christopher Holder The aircraft carrier is definitely turning round. As you might imagine for a company with around a US$7b annual turnover and 29,000 employees worldwide, it’s not a quick
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May 26, 2017 Projects

SAMSUNG ACQUIRES HARMAN

SAMSUNG ACQUIRES HARMAN

Samsung Electronics and Harman International Industries, Incorporated today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Samsung will acquire HARMAN for $112.00 per share in cash, or total equity value of approximately $8.0 billion.  Upon closing, the transaction will immediately give Samsung a significant presence in the large and rapidly growing market
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November 15, 2016 Companies, Industry, News

HARMAN OPENS SINGAPORE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CENTRE

HARMAN OPENS SINGAPORE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CENTRE

Harman has opened its new Customer Experience Centre in Singapore — an engagement initiative aimed at forging deeper connections with enterprise and entertainment industry customers worldwide. The Centre gives visitors specific insights into Harman Professional Solutions including its stable of brands such as JBL, Crown, Soundcraft, Studer, AKG, Martin, AMX, BSS, dbx, and Lexicon. Customers
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October 26, 2016 News

AKG NOW RUNS WITH CMI

AKG NOW RUNS WITH CMI

AKG’s Australian distribution has moved to CMI. After 50+ years of stable agency (most recently with Hills after it acquired Audio Products Group, which absorbed AWA before it) the move marks a significant shift for the historic microphone brand. The Vienna-based AKG Acoustics has been in business since 1947 and made its first real name
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August 15, 2016 News

AKG REFERENCE DIGITAL MIC MIXERS

AKG REFERENCE DIGITAL MIC MIXERS

AKG’s new DMM8 U and DMM14 U reference digital microphone mixers are designed for large meeting rooms and conferencing applications, offering advanced DSP functionality, multiple routing options and versatility. The DMM8 U and DMM14 U feature built-in DSP to ensure precise mixing of up to 80 and 140 channels respectively, by cascading up to 10 units. Stereo
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June 17, 2015 Products

NAMM 2015: HARMAN HIGHLIGHTS

NAMM 2015: HARMAN HIGHLIGHTS

AKG DMS800 Aimed at theatre, conference and live sound applications, AKG’s DMS800 reference digital wireless microphone offers two digital outputs (Dante and AES EBU), exchangeable mic heads, a transmitter mute switch that can be set to double as a power switch, and optional network remote control.   dbx 500 Series dbx’s latest compact signal processor
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February 9, 2015 Industry, Products