Pulse-Eight, the UK-based, globally recognised manufacturer of AV distribution products, has announced the acquisition of acclaimed loudspeaker producer Gallo Acoustics.
Headquartered in Lanark, Scotland, Gallo Acoustics is an innovator in the field of loudspeaker design, with a product range that spans applications in the custom install, smart home, commercial and HiFi spaces. Its spherical design language and vast range of colours and finishes make the brand instantly recognisable, and its focus on customer care and support has garnered successive Best Trade Supplier accolades and a nomination for a third at the upcoming CEDIA EMEA Awards in October.
“I’m extremely excited to welcome Gallo Acoustics into the fold. I’ve long held a desire to add a speaker brand to our portfolio, enhancing our pro-audio credentials and further boosting our investment in UK-based engineering.” Says Martin Ellis, Pulse-Eight CEO. “The acquisition of a dynamic, industry recognised speaker brand and engineering team will help fuel our growth and expertise.”
Gallo Acoustics CEO, David Baxter comments “From our very earliest discussions with Pulse-Eight we were impressed by the laser-focussed commitment to quality and engineering excellence exhibited by Martin and his team.”
He continues, “Joining the Pulse-Eight family provides Gallo Acoustics with the perfect platform from which to expand our product range and meet the global aspirations we have always had for our brand, we couldn’t be more excited.”
Following the announcement, Gallo Acoustics CEO David Baxter becomes Design Director of the expanded Pulse-Eight group, with Gallo Commercial Director Colin Urie taking-up the role of Group Commercial Director. Gallo Acoustics will continue to operate from its current Lanark HQ.
Pulse-Eight (booth 29091) and Gallo Acoustics (booth 9018) are both exhibiting at CEDIA Expo 2022 in Dallas, Texas from 29 September to 1 October.