Solid State Logic has deepened its support for workstation users with the purchase of Sydec Audio Engineering, developers of the Soundscape range of workstation partner products. SSL’s own workstation production toolkit has grown in the past year to encompass controllers, analog and digital rack processors, and plug-ins.
The Soundscape team brings significant PC platform development experience to SSL. Combined with SSL’s digital and analog expertise, this will allow the development of new tools for existing and new applications. The relationship also opens new commercial channels and allows a broader range of SSL and Soundscape products to be distributed around the world, delivering SSL’s established brand values to a wider range of users.
SSL’s recent investments in renewing the hardware and software of its manufacturing technology and updating its manufacturing processes will also bring significant benefits to both companies ensuring that high standards of quality and delivery are maintained as volumes are increased.
Commenting on the new opportunities offered by the deal, Sydec’s general manager Erik Wijnen says, “It’s amazing to have access to the full range of resources of a great company like SSL. This will allow us to work with the SSL team to focus on new ideas for products and expand the team here at Sint-Niklaas in Belgium. I feel sure SSL will enhance our productivity through its great brand, market understanding and presence.”
SSL’s managing director Antony David states, “This is an excellent fit for SSL and supports our concept of providing quality tools for the DAW environment. We’re committed to working with a range of companies to improve and democratize the creative process and this gives us a great opportunity to accelerate our involvement.”