In the past the IAG purchased several British HiFi manufacturers: Wharfedale, Quad Electroacoustics, Mission, Tag McLaren, Audiolab and Castle Acoustics plus several Italian manufacturers of lighting equipment inclusing f.a.l. and Coef. It has manufacturing plants in Shenzhen, China employing in the region of 3500 people. Design of the products is done by experienced British, American and European designers. IAG is also manufacturing luxury yachts in a new shipyard, also in China.
With factories in China, R&D in England, and sales and marketing offices everywhere, IAG is aiming to redefine value in pro audio with its Wharfedale line of speaker enclosures, mixers, and power amps. (Company Profile).
Feb 01, 2003; Seventy years ago, Gilbert Briggs caused a sensation in the fledgling audio industry with his Wharfedale Bronze speaker. In a...