Strata-gee Survey Shows Coronavirus Response Places Supply Chain in Jeopardy

No Need to Panic Now, But Maybe Soon I received a tip from a tech supplier here in the U.S. that the Coronavirus epidemic impacting China is a big problem getting bigger every day…and that our industry needs to think … Continue reading

Reader’s Choice: The Top 10 Strata-gee Stories of 2019

As we hurtle headlong into the a new decade – the 2020s – it’s a good time to pause and take stock of some of the major events of our industry’s recent history by ranking the Top 10 Strata-gee stories … Continue reading

James Loudspeaker Terminates Reps as Integration into Sonance Progresses

Early last week, a holiday week, sources reached out to relay the news that multiple manufacturer sales representatives were being terminated by James Loudspeaker. Happy Thanksgiving…you’re fired. In chats, I heard of the pain that some those reps felt – … Continue reading

Sonance to Acquire James Loudspeaker

Sonance announced today that they have entered into an agreement to acquire Minden, NV-based James Loudspeaker. This is the first major acquisition by Sonance since the purchase of Sound Advance in 2005, and is truly a marriage of two companies … Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Strata-gee Tours James Loudspeaker’s New Nevada Factory

Newer, Bigger, More Efficient, Higher Output Main Entrance: James Loudspeaker’s new Minden, NV factory & headquarters It was like my Uber car was actually a time machine. After landing in Reno, Nevada, my Uber driver – an eccentric older fellow … Continue reading

James Loudspeaker Says Size Definitely Does Matter, So Go Micro

James Loudspeaker, an innovative manufacturer of architectural speaker products for the residential and commercial custom integration industry, announced this week that they have redesigned their speaker grilles to a new Microperf-style for their small aperture product line. The new Microperf … Continue reading

James Loudspeaker Launches New Mavericks Division

Innovative architectural loudspeaker designer/manufacturer James Loudspeaker announced this week that it will split off its Mavericks theater products into their own division, the Mavericks Architectural Cinema (MAC) division. This new division will offer the company’s dramatic Mavericks theater speakers for … Continue reading

Parker Custom Solutions is James Loudspeaker 2018 Rep of the Year

New James Loudspeaker facility in Reno, NV James Loudspeaker announced this week that it has selected Parker Custom Solutions as its independent sales rep of the year for 2018. Based in Arizona, Parker has dramatically increased the sales of James’ … Continue reading

James Loudspeaker: Go Big AND Go Home

Creating & Stocking New Soundbars for Larger 75-Inch TVs James Loudspeaker, the innovative specialty manufacturer of custom-created loudspeakers targeted at the residential and commercial custom integration channel, announced that they will create, build, and stock a new soundbar product designed to … Continue reading