Edifier

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Edifier
TypePublic ltd.
SZSE: 002351
IndustryConsumer electronics
Founded1996; 25 years ago (1996)
HeadquartersBeijing, China
ProductsLoudspeakers
Headphones
Audio equipment
Number of employees
3,000
Websitewww.edifier.com

Edifier is a Chinese audio manufacturer that produces speakers, music systems, and headphones for personal and home entertainment.

Background[edit]

Established in May 1996 in Beijing, China.[1]

There are 3,000 employees worldwide.[citation needed]

In December 2011, Edifier announced the acquisition of 100% equity in the Japanese high-end-audio equipment maker STAX.[2][3]

Milestones[edit]

  • August 1996 - Established first production in Canada.
  • April 1998 - Established second production center in Beijing, China
  • 1999 - Became the first to manufacture 2.1 and 4.1 speakers with wooden enclosures in China. The satellite + subwoofer design made Edifier a household brand across Mainland China for their computer speakers.
  • 2007 - Headquarters relocates to Shenzhen with continued operations in Beijing
  • February 5, 2010 - Edifier launched its initial public offering, becoming the first public listed audio speaker company in China[citation needed]
  • March, 2011 - 100% acquisition of STAX, a Japanese electrostatic earspeaker company
  • January 2020 - Launched gaming headphones brand at CES 2020.[4]

See also[edit]

List of studio monitor manufacturers

References[edit]

  1. ^ edifier.com
  2. ^ Inner Fidelity: Chinese Speaker Maker Edifier Purchases Famous Electrostatic Headphone Maker Stax
  3. ^ www.edifier.com: Memorandum (3 February 2012)
  4. ^ "CES 2020: Edifier launch new wireless and gaming headphones". KitGuru. Retrieved 2020-05-20.