Starting in 1985 as a supplier of lighting products to mobile entertainers, the Los Angeles, California-based ADJ Group has grown into a diversified global enterprise that includes five successful companies: American DJ, Elation Professional Lighting, Acclaim Lighting, American Audio and Global Truss.
Audio-Technica has been in business for 50 years. The company was established in 1962 in Tokyo, Japan by Hideo Matsushita as a phonograph cartridge manufacturer. Its first products were the AT-1 and the AT-3 MM stereo phono cartridges. Business rapidly developed and Audio-Technica expanded into other fields.
Behringer is an audio equipment company founded by Uli Behringer in 1989, in Willich, Germany. Behringer was listed as the 14th largest manufacturer of music products in 2007. Behringer is a multi-national group of companies, with direct marketing presence in 10 countries or territories and a sales network in over 130 countries around the world. Though originally a German manufacturer, the company now makes its products in China.
Boss is a manufacturer of effects pedals for electric guitar and bass guitar.
CAD Audio originally took shape as the Astatic Corporation in 1931, founded by C.M. Chorpening and F.H. Woodworth, two ham radio operators who needed a static-free microphone for their transmitters. They worked with local engineers to develop the company’s first crystal radio microphone, the model D-104.
Casio was established in April 1946 by Tadao Kashio, an engineer specializing in fabrication technology. Kashio's first major product was the yubiwa pipe, a finger ring that would hold a cigarette, allowing the wearer to smoke the cigarette down to its nub while also leaving the wearer's hands free. Japan was impoverished immediately following World War II, so cigarettes were valuable, and the invention was a success.
CHAUVET ® DJ is a brand of Chauvet, a leading manufacturer of professional entertainment and architectural lighting, headquartered in the USA. Chauvet has four main global brands: CHAUVET® DJ, CHAUVET® Professional, ILUMINARC® and TRUSST®. To learn more about the company’s history of value, innovation and performance,
Crush Drums & Percussion is a company created by drummers for drummers. Not only do we constantly look for new ways to innovate and excite through our products, we make a conscious effort to include the needs and thoughts of drummers in every step of development.
Established in 1970, Danmar manufactures American made drum hardware, acoustic sound instruments and vintage style reproductions. Danmar Kick Beaters and Impact Pads have been used on hundreds of
Gold & Platinum recordings the world over.