Could Harman’s Distribution Shift in the APAC Region Foreshadow the Company’s Future?

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Harman Professional has long been either a direct-to-dealer set of brands or has distributed each of its 14 lines through market appropriate distributors — pro audio through pro audio distributors, pro video through high-end video distributors, and so on. But, last week, in the APAC (Asia-Pacific) region, Harman seemed to consolidate distribution from nearly a dozen […]

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HARMAN Pro Ships JBL Professional 7 Series Powered Monitors

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HARMAN Professional Solutions today announced JBL Professional 7 Series Powered studio monitors are now shipping. The new JBL 705P and 708P self-powered models deliver superb imaging and neutral response in any room. The 7 Series Powered studio monitors feature newly developed JBL high- and low-frequency transducers driven by dual 250-watt power amplifiers to deliver what JBL says is two-to-three […]

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Harman Professional Eliminates 650 Jobs

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Yesterday, Harman Professional gave notice to approximately 650 people that they were restructuring and they will be laid off over the next year. The positions are in the U.S. and Europe and a Harman spokesperson told rAVe today that the result of the restructuring will include facility closures over the next nine months to a year, including Elkhart, […]

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HARMAN Pro’s AMX Upgrades Acendo Book Scheduling Touch Panels

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HARMAN Professional Solutions today announced new firmware for AMX RoomBook scheduling touch panels, making them part of the new Acendo product family. Acendo Book scheduling touch panels are standalone scheduling panels that integrate directly with popular room scheduling software like Microsoft Exchange, Office 365 and Google Calendar without additional system software or hardware requirements. The […]

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HARMAN Pro Launches New Training and Certification Program

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HARMAN Pro today announced the new HARMAN Professional University, which takes HARMAN learning and certification to the next level. Designed to be a cohesive and relevant training experience for customers, partners and industry professionals, HARMAN Professional University provides a well-designed curriculum that is a roadmap to success for all participants. Certifications are valid for three […]

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