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LOUD and ComLine Announce Ampeg & Mackie Brand Distribution Agreement

Woodinville, WA – 4 January 2015 – LOUD Technologies Inc. (“LOUD”) and ComLine GmbH today announced a distribution agreement whereby ComLine will handle distribution for the Ampeg and Mackie brands in Germany.

“ComLine is a forward-thinking company with great expertise in hi-tech markets for the past 22 years,” said Tony Williams, Director of Sales, EMEA. “Their structure, organisation and reliability is amongst the best in Europe, making them an exciting choice for distributing the growing number of innovative Mackie and Ampeg products.”

“We are extremely excited to distribute for these two iconic brands,” explained Harald Rapp, Managing Director of ComLine. “We are confident that with our access to new markets and new customers we can gain further market share in Germany.”

“ComLine brings a lot of value to the table with excellent customer service (we expect that most orders will ship in 24 hours or less and be delivered within 1 to 2 business days), rapid RMA handling, efficient logistics and accurate order processing,” added Williams.

The entire Ampeg and Mackie catalog will be warehoused in ComLine’s modern facility.

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About Ampeg

Ampeg, a LOUD Technologies Inc. brand has produced some of the music industry’s most innovative and memorable products over the past six decades, satisfying the needs of musicians on stages and in studios all over the world. Ampeg products offer incredibly unique features and performance capabilities, which have resulted in numerous U.S. patents under the Ampeg brand name. For more information visit www.ampeg.com.
Ampeg is a registered trademark of LOUD Technologies Inc. in the United States and all other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Mackie

Mackie, a LOUD Technologies Inc. brand, is known worldwide as a leading developer and marketer of high-quality, affordable professional audio systems. Mackie products can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including churches and nightclubs, retail locations and on major musical tours. For more information visit: www.mackie.com.
Mackie is a registered trademark of LOUD Technologies Inc. in the United States, European Union and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

About LOUD Technologies Inc.

As the corporate parent for world-recognized brands Alvarez®, Ampeg®, Blackheart®, Crate®, EAW®, Mackie® and Martin Audio®, LOUD engineers, markets and distributes a wide range of professional audio and musical instrument products worldwide. Our product lines include sound reinforcement systems, analog and digital mixers, guitar and bass amplifiers, and acoustic and electric guitars. These products can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post-production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including houses of worship, stadiums, nightclubs, retail locations, and on major musical concert tours. The Company distributes its products primarily through retail dealers, mail order outlets and installed sound contractors. The Company has its primary operations in the United States with operations in the United Kingdom, Canada and China.

About ComLine GmbH
ComLine is a reliable distributor with 22 years of experience in the German and international marketplaces. Over 100 renowned manufacturers and over 4,000 resellers a year put their trust in ComLine’s know-how and expertise. ComLine’s modern logistics system is fast and reliable. They distribute a variety of products including computer components, peripheral devices and innovative multimedia products.