Founded in 2001 with a handful of consumer electronics and automotive security veterans
Alden Stiefel founded Maxxsonics in 2001 with a handful of consumer electronics and automotive security veterans, many of whom serve in senior management positions today. The newly formed company immediately acquired Hifonics and Crunch. A few years later, in 2004 Maxxsonics expanded the business with the acquisition of San Francisco based Autotek. Maxxsonics continued expanding in 2005 with the acquisition of long-time German speaker manufacturer MB Quart. The acquisition of MB Quart made Maxxsonics a top contender in the premium speaker category.Click here to read Alden’s letter
After a successful launch of the MB Quart personal audio category QUB and dramatic expansion of the Marine and Powersports segments in 2014, Maxxsonics has turned its focus sharply at the independent retail channel for 2015. The Elite product for Hifonics, previous only a line of amplifiers, has now been expanded to two lines of amplifiers, speakers, subwoofers and retailer programs that moves this non-internet product into the brick and mortar retailers that are essential for car audio brand growth and enthusiast loyalty. In addition to the growth of the “Elite” program Maxxsonics has completely revamped the MB Quart Mobile audio segment. Nearly 100 new products for 2015, including special products for speciality retailers, distributors, big box retailers, and international customers.
Capping off 2014 was the introduction of an MB Quart QUB Portable Bluetooth Speaker launched for the Polaris RZR. A personal utility off road vehicle. The QUBP is only available through Polaris retailers and the Polaris online store.
In January 2014, Maxxsonics revealed the portable Bluetooth™ speaker products QUB, an acronym for MB Quart Universal Bluetooth.
Maxxsonics USA brands can be found at leading specialty retailers and boutiques in countries across the globe including Europe, Russia, Latin American and Asia. Additionally, Maxxsonics brands are prominently featured on all major online resellers across the Internet.
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