Crown's Gerald Stanley To Receive AES Fellowship Award

Monday, December 3, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

ELKHART, Indiana - December 2007 -- Crown International proudly announces that Gerald Stanley, the company's senior vice president of research, has just been selected by the Audio Engineering Society's awards committee and board of governors to receive the distinguished AES Fellowship Award in 2008.

According to AES Secretary Han Tendeloo, Stanley's award for "significant contributions to power amplifier design and electronic networking of communications systems" will be presented in San Francisc...

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Crown Inspires Manufacturing Leaders From Other Companies

Saturday, December 1, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

ELKHART, Indiana - December 2007 -- As Crown International has successfully transitioned to a lean manufacturing approach over the past few years, the company's endeavor has not gone unnoticed. As a result of dramatically streamlining its manufacturing, further improving both efficiency and product quality, Crown recently had the distinction of being a tour site for the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) 2007 International Conference in Chicago.

Founded in 1985, AME, a non-profit orga...

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Crown DC 300 Enters TECnology Hall Of Fame

Thursday, November 1, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

L-R: Gerald Stanley and George_Petersen

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NEW YORK CITY - November 2007 -- As a fitting cap to Crown International's 60th anniversary year, the DC 300 amplifier, first introduced 40 years prior in 1967, was inducted into the TECnology Hall Of Fame on the opening day of the 123rd AES Convention in New York City. Gerald Stanley, Crown International's senior VP of R&D and the original designer of the DC 300, was on hand to accept t...

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Pickowitz Named Crown Business Development Manager, Touring Sound

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

ELKHART, Indiana - October 2007 -- Crown Audio reports that Brian Pickowitz has been promoted to the role of business development manager for touring sound. The announcement comes from Brian Divine, market director for engineered sound and touring sound, to whom he reports.

Prior to his promotion, Pickowitz spent the past three years as a project lead engineer where he was responsible for co-developing the Crown Commercial Amplifier (CCA) range, including the popular XM Satellite Radio-equipped m...

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Crown Powers The Underground

Sunday, September 9, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

Crown XTi 2000 and CTs 2000 amplifiers installed at the Basilica of St. Pius X

LOURDES, France - September 2007 -- Audiomaster of Pau, France, recently completed an upgrade of the existing sound system at the Basilica of St. Pius X in Lourdes, which included 17 Crown XTi 2000 and four CTs 2000 power amplifiers.

St. Pius X, the largest Catholic basilica in Europe, is a modern concrete building that is almost entirely underground, spawning its widespread nickname as the 'Underground Basilica'. Const...

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MacArthur Park Sounds Lovely In The Dark

Monday, September 3, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

Crown I-Tech and XTi amplifiers power concert series at historic outdoor venue

LOS ANGELES - September 2007 -- Nothing provides a better focus for an urban population than a free summer concert series, a fact that is being beautifully illustrated by MacArthur Park's historic Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. Located just west of downtown Los Angeles, the park's outdoor bandshell is hosting a lineup of widely eclectic entertainment--from international and roots music concerts to dance perfo...

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Crown Quality Reaches New Heights With GainSeeker

Sunday, July 8, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

ELKHART, Indiana - July 2007 -- As part of its ongoing commitment to maximizing quality, Crown has implemented GainSeeker data aggregating software from Hertzler.

This latest upgrade follows the company's establishment last year of a Strategic Quality Team, the addition of a Reliability Test Lab, and a successful transition to RoHS compliance. By utilizing the latest technology available, Crown has now fully transformed its manufacturing approach from a traditional batch and queue assembly method...

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Crown Strengthens Marketing Team

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

ELKHART, Indiana - June 2007 -- Crown International reports that it recently made several changes and additions to its marketing personnel lineup. The announcement comes from Marc Kellom, Crown Vice President of Marketing.

Brian Divine, who previously served as Market Director for Portable PA, has now transitioned into the role of Market Director for Engineered Sound/Touring Sound.

Andy Flint, formerly a Business Developer in the Portable PA market, now moves into his new position as Vertical Mark...

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Crown Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Tuesday, June 5, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York


Crown's history of innovation now spans six decades

ELKHART, Indiana, USA - June 2007 -- From its humble beginnings in 1947, Crown International has grown to become one of the world's largest and most respected manufacturers of power amplifiers and microphones for professional audio markets.

"Six decades after Mr. Moore first established this company, Crown still adheres to its founder's reputation for creating innovative products that are both sonically superior and highly reliable," says Crown I...

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Crown Dominates Chicagoland Sports with Latest Install at Wrigley Field

Saturday, June 2, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

CTs Series amplifiers installed in the 'friendly confines' of MLB's Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO - June 2007 -- From the manually operated center-field scoreboard to the ivy-covered outfield walls and visions of Harry Caray enthusiastically rousing fans through the seventh inning stretch, few sporting venues can command such vivid imagery as Wrigley Field, home to MLB's Chicago Cubs.

Now, thanks to a recent upgrade of the ballpark's audio system incorporating Crown CTs Series amplifiers loaded with Harman...

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Crown Powers A Homer At New Busch Stadium

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

Over 200 CTs Series amplifiers installed in the nest of MLB's St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS, Missouri - April 2007 -- In October 2006, St. Louis' new Busch Stadium, home of the Cardinals, went on record as one of very few ballparks whose baseball team won the World Series in the facility's inaugural season.

Construction for the new $365 million, 44,000-seat Busch Stadium, the third such home for the franchise, began back in January 2004. Dallas-based design and consulting firm Wrightson, Johnson, ...

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John Lyons Tops Off Martini Park With Crown XTi

Monday, April 9, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

PLANO, Texas - April 2007 -- Success, as they say, begets success. For John Lyons, that formula stems from his impressive knack for designing and fabricating highly successful cocktail lounges and stunning high-end nightclubs.

For maximum-impact sound, Lyons is a committed fan of Crown power amplifiers and has specified the manufacturer's XTi Series for his new Martini Park chain of concept cocktail lounges offering live bands and DJs six nights a week. The first Martini Park, co-partnered by Lyo...

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Crown Awards Sound Marketing Central 'Rep of the Year'

Saturday, April 7, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

ELKHART, Indiana, USA - April 2007 -- Crown Audio named Sound Marketing Central its 2006 Rep of the Year at the annual Harman Pro Group rep and distributors conference in Huntington Beach, California. Scott Robbins, executive vice president of sales for Crown Audio, made the announcement.

"Sound Marketing's Central Division went far beyond simply exceeding their sales targets across all vertical markets during 2006," says Robbins. "They've truly partnered with Crown by taking a very personal invo...

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Crown DSi Series Gains THX™ Approval

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

ELKHART, Indiana, USA - March 2007 -- Crown International proudly announces that its entire line of DSi Series amplifiers dedicated for use in cinema sound systems is now fully ‘THX™ Approved’. The DSi Series joins Crown’s current CTs Series and Macro-Tech 02 Series in being recognized by THX Ltd. as amplifier ranges thoroughly tested and deemed appropriate for use in THX Certified Cinemas.

“The DSi Series marks a true turning point in the advancement of THX approved cinema audio systems as it is...

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Honda Center Turns To Crown To Drive Sound

Friday, March 2, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

CTs Series amplifiers help deliver engaging audio reinforcement to Ducks fans

ANAHEIM, California - March 2007 -- For fans of the fast-paced sport of hockey, hearing the action can be nearly as important as seeing it. Knowledgeable play-by-play commentators are an essential part of keeping the crowd intimately involved in what’s happening on the ice. Today, a full complement of newly installed Crown CTs amplifiers is helping fans at Anaheim’s Honda Center clearly hear all of the exciting commenta...

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Crown Tops Off CDi Range With CDi 4000 At NAMM

Thursday, January 18, 2007 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

ANAHEIM, California - NAMM booth #7800 (Harman Pro Group) - January 18, 2007 -- Crown International announces that its CDi Series of professional power amplifiers for installed sound applications has now been expanded with the addition of the highest-powered CDi 4000

“With the launch of the CDi 4000, systems integrators now have an even broader range of available power, which extends to 1200 watts per channel into four ohms and 1000 watts per channel for 70-volt distributed systems,” says Stephen...

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