Jands becomes L-Acoustics Certified Distribution Partner for Australia

Jands becomes L-Acoustics Certified Distribution Partner for Australia

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Jands becomes L-Acoustics Certified Distribution Partner for Australia

L-Acoustics is pleased to announce the appointment of Jands as its new certified distribution partner for Australia, with effect from 1st January 2018. Jands’ distribution arm represents the best professional audio and lighting products, selected from the world’s most renowned suppliers. Jands is set to provide L-Acoustics with an increased penetration into the Australian marketplace, whilst adding L-Acoustics to its roster further solidifies Jands’ position as the go to distributor for premier brands.

“My first introduction to L-Acoustics was when, along with Peter Ratcliffe from JPS, I visited the factory in 2000,” says Paul Mulholland, Jands’ Managing Director. “It was clear from our first introduction to the V-DOSC speaker cabinet that L Acoustics was destined to become a dominant force in live sound. JPS became the L-Acoustics rental network partner for Australia and I watched as the pioneers of line array continued to develop ever more innovative products. I am proud that Jands now represents L-Acoustics and excited that our company will be able to provide the best solutions to our customers in the fixed installation and touring market.”

Jands has a team dedicated to offering technical and design support to its customers around Australia, along with product training for contractors and end users. The team comprises production and installed product specialists with decades of combined experience.

“We have recently appointed two business development managers who will focus on the touring production and live venue markets around Australia,” explains Mulholland. “Both BDMs have a background in the production industry and work with current and new Jands customers to discover ideal solutions for their needs.”

“We’re delighted to have Jands join the L-Acoustics family,” says Tim McCall, L Acoustics regional sales manager. “We have had considerable success in Australia over the last decade and aim to build on this strong base. We have a natural synergy with privately owned, technology and solution-focused partners, I think we now have that with Paul and his team.

“The history, technical expertise and depth of knowledge inherent within the team at Jands, working closely with myself and other familiar faces, will bring greater focus and resources to the market, which are necessary with the introduction of innovative technologies embedded in systems such as Syva and L-ISA. This is an evolutionary move to the next level for L-Acoustics in Australia. Expect more exciting news in the near future.”

About Jands

Jands is a privately owned Australian company founded in 1970. The company manufactures and distributes the world’s most recognised brands of audio, lighting, control and staging products and services, primarily for the entertainment and installation market. Employing over 100 people, Jands is headquartered in Mascot, Sydney, has offices in Melbourne and the Gold Coast and sales people located around Australia.

Jands branded lighting dimmers and control consoles are exported worldwide, are found in some of the most prestigious international venues and are used by a large number of high profile international touring artists.

Jands staging division designs and manufactures complete solutions for the modern theatre and presentation space. 

About L-Acoustics

Founded in 1984 near Paris, France, L-Acoustics is a leading manufacturer of turn-key solutions for the professional sound industry. Part of the L-Group, which counts 400 team members, L-Acoustics is present in over 75 countries either through subsidiaries or via a network of certified distributors or providers. Twenty percent of L-Acoustics’ team-members are dedicated to research and development.

Recognized throughout the industry for pioneering the modern line array, L-Acoustics offers a total system approach for both the touring and fixed installation markets, and a product line responding to the needs of venues from the most intimate club to the grandest arena. L-Acoustics sound systems can be heard in places like the Hollywood Bowl, the NFL Cardinals University of Phoenix Center, or the Philharmonie de Paris. L-Acoustics solutions have been used at five of the world’s ten top-grossing festivals*, the London, Sochi and Rio Olympics, and on the Adele 2016/2017 World Tour, among others.

* According to the Pollstar 2016 Worldwide Festival grosses

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