PLASA 2012: Cadac moves into live sector
9 September 2012
UK - Cadac is moving firmly into the live sound sales and rental channels with the launch of CUK Live at PLASA. CUK Live is the new, dedicated live sector distribution division of CUK Audio being launched at this year's exhibition. The division is built around the Glasgow based company's three core live sound brands, Cadac, Powersoft and Clair Bros.
Already a leading force in the pro audio installation market, where it exclusively distributes Audica, Community, Listen, MTSi, Sabine, SACOM, Pan Beam, Phonic, Symetrix, t&mSystems and Televic, the company has seen a significant growth in live sound business in recent years
"With our expanding portfolio of high profile brands, CUK Audio has seen a greatly increased percentage of our sales in the live sector," explains managing director Stuart Thomson. "Our business is built on the high level of support and service we give our customers, and maintaining this standard for the live sector now requires a more focused approach. Many distributors claim to service all markets, but one always wins out to the detriment of the others. With a separate division we can be sure we are completely focused on the needs of customers in the live and rental markets.
"Our plans for CUK Live have been developed over some time," continues Thomson, Taking on Cadac's new product range after last year's PLASA show was a milestone in our strategy."
A full team of Cadac sales and engineering personnel will be in attendance on the CUK Live stand throughout the show. Commenting on the significance of the launch of the new distribution division for Cadac, international sales manager Ben Millson states, "The decision by CUK to focus its considerable resources on the live sound sector with a dedicated division has come at an ideal time for Cadac. Our CDC Four, CDC Eight, LIVE1 and S-Type console range spans the full breadth of live sound applications, from precision control and sound design for fixed installations, to full scale touring and theatre productions.
"We are highly confident that our product offering and CUK Live's potential as a distributor in this sector is a winning combination and a major development in the UK live sound industry."
Related Stories from LSi Online
15 April 2013
Germany -At ProLight+Sound 2013, Cadac Holdings exhibited a full range of analogue and digital sound production consoles, from the bespoke, hand built J-Type to the complete CDC8 digital mix system. Together with the ... More >>
19 March 2013
Germany - Cadac is exhibiting a full range of analogue and digital sound production consoles, from the bespoke, hand built J-Type to the complete CDC8 digital mix system in Frankfurt. Together with the CDC Four and ... More >>
26 February 2013
USA - The first Cadac LIVE1 sold in the US has been installed in a recording facility. Newly appointed US distributor LIFT Distribution has sold Cadac's new LIVE1 compact analogue console to Chet Delcampo as an ... More >>
18 February 2013
USA - Cadac has announced it has appointed LIFT Distribution in the US to distribute its full production console range into the professional audio retail, installer and sound-hire channels. Seattle based LIFT ... More >>
11 December 2012
UK - Cadac Holdings has announced a restructuring of its operational management at its Bedfordshire headquarters. The changes are intended to accelerate growth and product development and include the appointment of ... More >>
PLASA Show 2016 (18-20 September 2016)
Page 43: and the SType console from Cadac who also showed the R Type Lightweight Touring Console Other audio product
Page 47: By contrast the computerassisted Cadac desk at FOH specd by sound designer Martin Levan remained unchanged
Page 11: Optocore UK distribution Cadac appoints new US distributor The LIFT Distribution team Dave
Page 22: Contracts for 11 years which then became a part of SGB Eventlink UK Cadac Holdings has restructured its
Page 10: reviews from London crowds wwwwhitelightltduk Cadac confirms Brazilian distribution Brazil Cadac has
Page 84: and BL319 at just 35mm each in height wwwcableguardeu Cadac with CUK Live Having launched the CDC Eight
Page 106: the highpressure boardrooms of console pioneer Cadac and its Chinese saviour Soundking his time is divided between
Page 42: Sound Design focused on their aim for monstrous growth in the words of sales director Simon Austin Cadac
Page 16: Cadac and DiGiCo relationships which have resulted in the development of products that have become
Page 9: levels, says the company. > www.barco.com Cadac appoints Spanish distributor City Theatrical settle USA
Related Videos from LSi's Video Hub
We were unable to find relevant videos, but please visit LSi's Video Hub for our industry video content, such as product demos, training, interviews, backstage, seminars, events and more...