PIPERSVILLE, Pennsylvania, USA – July 1, 2009 — International Audio Group Ltd. (IAG), the parent company of Wharfdale, Quad, Mission and several other professional audio, lighting and hi-fi brands, now formally welcomes SurgeX to its roster.
With facilities in London and Shenzhen, IAG will now be manufacturing and distributing SurgeX products globally, with the exception of North America, where Electronic Systems Protection, Inc. (ESP) of Zebulon, NC continues to helm the brand.
“It is our mission here at IAG to provide consultants, contractors and end users with the finest quality, most technologically sophisticated products on the market, and SurgeX is certainly no exception,” says IAG Managing Director Daniel Chang. “When it comes to power, nothing on the market surpasses the brand’s level of protection, and we have no doubt that this alliance will both greatly expand SurgeX’s global business and be highly beneficial to professional and residential integrators worldwide.”
SurgeX Founder and Senior Principal Michael McCook states, “SurgeX and IAG have been working closely on expanded technology development and new products in the global marketplace for several years now and I am confident that this partnership will finally bring SurgeX’s superior technology solutions to the entire world.”
With regard to the ways in which IAG will be internationally developing the SurgeX brand, Chang comments, “Development and production of expanded SurgeX products for the global market will be swift. Along with the rapid availability of existing SurgeX form factors, such as standalone and hardwired styles, customers can expect to see network addressable sequencers and UPS units. SurgeX technology will also be brought into the custom residential market in an elegant product form. Furthermore, our IAG Yachting division will be utilizing SurgeX in all of its sensitive electronic applications and specific products suited for the marine market that will be produced beginning in 2010.”
About SurgeX, Inc.
SurgeX is the worldâ€™s leading manufacturer of AC power conditioning and surge elimination products and is the first power line surge elimination technology to be Certified A-1-1. With the filtering efficiency of its advanced circuit protection using its Series Mode Technology combined with SurgeX ICE (Inrush Current Elimination) Technology and Impedance Tolerant EMI/RFI filtering. Professional systems integrators and all SurgeX users are guaranteed complete protection for their AV systems, broadcast, and computer installations. For more info, visit www.surgexinternational.com.
About International Audio Group, Ltd.
The International Audio Group is one of the fastest growing manufacturers of consumer and professional audio, lighting and video products in the world today. Wharfdale and Wharfdale Pro, Quad and Quad Industrial, Audiolab, Mission, Castle Acoustics, Apogee Lighting, Coef, F.A.L. and, now, SurgeX are all part of IAG’s portfolio of respected brands. Through a process of complete vertical integration at its nearly 1.5 million square foot factory in Shenzhen, IAG delivers the highest quality and most cost effective products across a range of brands and market sectors. For more info, visit www.iaggroup.com.
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