LOUD Technologies Inc. is a professional audio and music products companies. The Company through its brands Alvarez, Ampeg, Blackheart, Crate, EAW, Mackie, Martin Audio and TAPCO engineers, markets and distributes a range of professional audio and musical instrument products across the world. Its brands� products have a range of settings and applications, including: Professional and project recording studios, Sports arenas and stadiums, Houses of worship, Retail locations, Mobile DJ, Night Clubs, Concert touring, Performing arts theaters, Educational facilities, Post production facilities, Television events. The Company distributes its products through retail dealers, mail order outlets and installed sound contractors. It operates in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, China and Japan.