(Los Angeles, CA – April 1, 2011) Blue Microphones (www.bluemic.com), a leading innovator in audio technology and design, has acquired the assets of Summit Audio Inc. (www.summitaudio.com), manufacturer of high-end signal processors and mic preamps.
“Acquiring Summit was a natural next step for Blue as we continue to grow and expand our studio and live microphone lines. Now, supplemented with Summit‟s super high-quality mic preamps and signal processors, we can bring a more complete offering to market and further our mission to deliver the highest-quality sound to our customers,” said John Maier, CEO of Blue Microphones. “Summit Audio enhances the value of Blue‟s products by capturing the artist‟s definitive sound and protecting it throughout the signal chain.”
Blue Microphones has retained former Summit President Erik Papp as the head of business development for Blue‟s Signal Processing Division. Papp adds, “With Blue„s exceptional growth and ability to extend Summit‟s legacy through new product development and enhanced distribution, I can‟t think of a better place for Summit Audio to be now and in the future.”
Effective immediately, Blue Microphones will continue the production of all current Summit product lines, under the Summit name. Customer support, marketing, and sales will be resourced from the Blue Microphones team. Starting today, orders for Summit Audio products can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org