From Markertek's "Just Intoduced Media Solutions" weekly e-mail newsletter: "Loud Technologies Acquires Martin Audio. Waterloo, Ontario - LOUD Technologies of the USA has entered into an agreement to purchase the entire share capital of Martin Audio Limited of the UK. Jamie Engen, CEO of LOUD said "We are delighted to have [Martin Audio] become part of the LOUD Group. The management at Martin Audio has a proven track record of success in developing premium and innovative products along with an excellent International Distribution network." The LOUD Technologies family of brands includes Mackie, Crate, Ampeg, Tapco, Alvarez and others."