L-Acoustics’ holding company, L-Group, recently announced the acquisition of
CAMCO, the manufacturer of high-end amplified controllers, DSP and audio network
solutions for the professional audio industry.
A world leader in electronics for the professional sound industry, CAMCO has over
25 years of experience developing amplified controller technology and holds several
patents in the trade. Based in Wenden, Germany, CAMCO counts 50 employees and
distributes its products in 60 countries around the globe, in addition to supplying
components to the industry’s leading professional sound system manufacturers.
“For over a decade, CAMCO has been a key supply partner of L-Acoustics. Their
expertise in electronics for the professional sound industry has contributed to the
success of the L-Acoustics amplified controllers’, explains Herve Guillaume,
managing director of the holding company. “Welcoming them into the L-Group
family of companies will allow both L-Acoustics and CAMCO to continue growing our
research and development expertise. This merger will give us the tools to develop
future products to better serve our clients and explore new markets.’
“We are excited to join forces with a leader in the professional sound industry,’ said
Reiner Sassmann, managing director at CAMCO. “Our recognized expertise in the
design and manufacture of electronics, combined with L-Group’s excellence in the
varied domains of sound reinforcement will allow us both to deepen our skills and
enhance our ability to innovate. The united strength of our teams will open up
multiple and exciting opportunities for mutual future growth.’
CAMCO will maintain its full team and headquarters in Germany and continue to
manufacture its signature i-series, Vortex, D-Power and Q-Power amplified
controllers while also developing OEM solutions for L-Acoustics and other
manufacturers. CAMCO will keep its brand name and will become a sister company
of L-Acoustics, woodworking manufacturer SIMEA, and L-ISA, creator of immersive
sound art solutions.
L-Group is an independent company owned and operated by the executive partners
of the Group and its subsidiaries.