Canadian Music Trade - April-May 2022 - Page 13

Audio-Technica Canada Expands Operations with New HQ in Quebec Audio-Technica has expanded its operations in Canada , including the grand opening of its new headquarters in St-Hubert , QC . Featuring a modern open floor plan , state-of-the-art conferencing capabilities , and a range of Audio-Technica products on display , this facility will allow the brand to better serve its nationwide distribution network and end-users alike , according to the company .
The 3,120-sq . -ft . facility sits on the first floor of a newly-constructed office complex in St-Hubert , in the Greater Montreal area . Nine full-time employees will be based there , including sales , marketing , artist relations , product specialist , logistics , accounting , customer service , and executive personnel ( with additional members of the A-T Canada team based in Stow , OH ). A fully-outfitted boardroom will host internal company meetings as well as conferences with major vendors , artist endorsers , and other key business relationships . A common area is decorated with traditional Japanese art , reflecting the company ’ s Japanese roots and mirroring the aesthetic of the company ’ s corporate headquarters in Machida , Tokyo .
“ Audio-Technica has been expanding in Canada in every conceivable way , and the completion of our new office is an important step toward the next phase of business growth ,” says Kenji Yamabe , Audio-Technica Canada General Manager . “ We are seizing the opportunity to further strengthen our market penetration and foster new relationships with dealers , system integrators , and all manner of end-users . Our newly-opened headquarters in St-Hubert will serve as the base of operations for our expanding enterprise and we will be able to optimize work efficiency at this facility to the benefit of our clients .”
For more information , contact Audio-Technica Canada : 450-506-0245 , info @ audio-technica . ca , www . audio-technica . ca .
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