PMC Opens New Factory To Meet Demand For Custom Installation Products

October 29 2020, 01:55
Acclaimed British loudspeaker manufacturer PMC has opened a new factory in Bedfordshire, UK, to cope with burgeoning demand for its expanding Custom Installation (CI) Monitor series. Since launching in September 2019, PMC's CI monitors have proved hugely popular with the installation market where they are answering the demand for delivering Hollywood studio audio quality. The British manufacturer is also expanding its staff resources to support this expansion.

Incorporating the same proprietary PMC technology as the company’s multi award winning hi-fidelity speakers and renowned studio monitors, CI slimline speakers are designed with a shallow depth for on-wall and in-wall custom installations. This design feature also makes them ideally suited to professional studios that are embracing Dolby Atmos immersive audio for music and film mixing and want discreet monitors for their wall and ceiling channels.

"In addition to the flourishing custom installation market, CI monitors also form an integral part of our loudspeaker systems for Dolby Atmos and we anticipate a sharp uptake in demand as more and more professional studios embrace this format for music mixing," says PMC’s owner Peter Thomas. "Thanks to its the almost limitless headroom, power capabilities, pin-point accuracy and sonic fidelity, PMC’s system goes well beyond Dolby’s own minimum requirements, making it the template for many internationally acclaimed studios such as Universal’s Capitol Studios in Los Angeles and the legendary Dean Street Studios in London."

Based on an industrial estate in Sandy – just 10 minutes from PMC’s head office in Biggleswade – the new factory covers 6,000 square feet and includes additional space for warehousing. Alongside the very latest manufacturing equipment, PMC has invested in facilities for stringent acoustic testing and critical listening, which will be carried out on every monitor before it is despatched. In addition to the new manufacturing facilities, PMC is also increasing its staff resources to support the expansion. 

PMC products use the company's proprietary Advanced Transmission Line (ATL) bass-loading design, combined with cutting-edge amplification and advanced DSP techniques to create loudspeakers that present sound and music with the highest possible resolution, and without coloration or distortion.
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