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Klipsch at CES 2017: Recap

We kicked ass at CES this year, simple as that.  Klipsch raised the bar in every category. There was no competition. Nobody brought more passion and determination than our team.

Side Note: We are not sorry for all the booths we pissed off during our time at CES. We take pride in being the LOUDEST & PROUDEST

Below is a showcase of our kick ass booth and some my favorite products we featured at CES.

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The Fifteens:

Floorstanding Speakers

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The Forte III:

Floorstanding Speakers

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RF-7 III:

Floorstanding Speakers
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The Demi & The Two:

Table Top Stereo System
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The Capitol One:

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The Sixes:

Powered Monitor
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Heritage HP Headphones:
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Forte Heritage Loudspeakers Clip:

 

Heritage Headphones Clip:

Visit Klipsch.com/CES for presskits to all the badass new products you’ve seen above.

What was your favorite Klipsch product shown off at CES 2017? Let us know in the comments!

 

2016 Klipsch Pilgrimage

Another year and another Klipsch Pilgrimage is in the books. This year’s event was the biggest one yet and arguably one of the most fun.

From the factory and museum tour to what went down on a nearby farm, the 2016 edition of the Klipsch Pilgrimage will not be forgotten.

Before we dive into the weekend’s events, we have to explain some of the basics to those who may not be “in the know” about this celebration of Klipsch and its community.

Klipsch Factory in Hope

WHAT IS THE KLIPSCH PILGRIMAGE?

Just about every year for – gosh, we don’t know how long – Klipsch fans have come together to visit both the Klipsch factory in Hope, AR and corporate headquarters in Indianapolis which houses the engineering, marketing and customer service teams.

While it’s certainly a celebration of Klipsch speakers and the people who make them, the Klipsch Pilgrimage represents community, togetherness, education and, quite simply, fun. Visitors get to tour the factory, check out the audio museum, demo all kinds of speakers, engage in the Klipsch version of Woodstock and even show their gratitude to Klipsch employees.

This year, more than 150 people travelled to Hope, AR, the largest showing to date for the Klipsch Pilgrimage. Many pilgrims – a mixture of men, women and even entire families – shuttled their way to this little Arkansas town in their cars, trucks and RVs. Klipsch enthusiast Rodney Newton was a most gracious host on his 660-acre property.

Believe it or not, this undertaking is completely organized and run by members of the Klipsch Forums, one of the most influential and engaging audio forums in the world with over 25,000 users. These are some of the brand’s biggest supporters (and critics) and we are always grateful for their passion. We simply wouldn’t be where we are without them.

While we would like to thank everyone involved in putting on this event, we must issue a special THANK YOU to Christy Luquet (aka “dtel’s wife”) who took the reigns this year and made it an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.

When you really get down to it, it’s incredible and extremely humbling to have a large group of people take time out of their lives, take time off of work and travel to Hope, all on their own dime. This kind of thing just doesn’t happen at other companies. It makes us darn proud to do what we do and is a constant motivation to make the very best speakers and headphones on the planet.

Klipsch Hope Factory Sanding

THE KLIPSCH FACTORY TOUR

The first full day of the Klipsch Pilgrimage was spent touring the Klipsch factory and surrounding facilities. Luckily for the pilgrims, the factory was absolutely buzzing with scores of 70th Anniversary Klipschorns, Heresy III’s and various speakers from the Professional line, all being lovingly handcrafted right before their eyes.

Even though it was technically a normal day of production, it felt like a celebration for everyone involved. Countless visitors remarked in awe about how stunned they were that such amazing products were still being handmade right here in the United States.

The workers at the Hope factory were also genuinely thrilled to have an audience consumed by the work they do day-in and day-out– the endless sanding, screwing, staining, etc. After all, it’s not easy building a Klipsch speaker. Heck, if it were easy, everyone would be doing it. For example, the legendary Heresy III is built up from a single sheet of wood. It’s really kind of mind-blowing.

A terrifically funny-but-not-funny anecdote from the factory tour was from the floor manager, Jake Townsend, who told everyone that he has to keep the new, glorious 70th Anniversary Klipschorn logos under the lock and key in his office because they keep “walking away” otherwise. (Not that it stopped any pilgrims from asking if they could have some!)

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SPEAKER DEMONSTRATIONS

As a special treat for the pilgrims, everyone was invited to check out an auditory comparison of the Klipschorn, Palladium P-39Fs and Reference Premiere RP-280Fs. Despite being over 70 years old, most listeners chose the Klipschorn as their favorite; however, each set of speakers showed off their own unique, magical characteristics.

Outside the factory a gargantuan KPT-Cinema Grandeur system accompanied by 1802 subwoofers was set up just for the pilgrims listening pleasure. WOW. That’s all you can really say about a system like that. It’s pretty remarkable.

Klipsch KP-600 PA System

PISSING OFF THE NEIGHBORS

It wouldn’t be a Klipsch event without the authorities being called into play. To prepare for the Jason Helms Band hitting the stage on Saturday, the KP-600 had to be tested out back at Rodney’s to make sure they were ready to rock. After all, Klipsch forums member “kharmonddds” hauled this rare PA system (only a few hundred were ever made) in all the way from Lafayette, Lousiana. Needless to say, the system was certainly up for it.

So up for it, that the police called Rodney’s house, telling him to cut it out. Now, it’s important to remember that Rodney owns 660 acres and lives MILES away from his nearest neighbor. That’s how loud this system is. Crazy!

Of course, it turned out to be all in good fun, as Rodney’s neighbor came over to the party and was greeted by those in Klipsch’s famous “Pissing Off The Neighbors” t-shirts who gifted him his own “Pissed Off Neighbor” t-shirt.

Klipsch Pilgrimage Meat

KLIPSCH EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION LUNCH

As a special “thank you” for all their hard work, Klipsch employees in Hope were treated to a spectacular lunch spread on Friday, courtesy of the pilgrims in attendance. Rodney smoked over 60 racks of ribs… all of which were voraciously consumed.

We may sound like a broken record, but, again, most companies don’t have customers/fans/friends like Rodney and the rest of the pilgrims.

Jim Hunter Klipsch Audio Museum

THE KLIPSCH AUDIO MUSEUM AND JIM HUNTER

Klipsch historian Jim Hunter is practically a legend at this point. No one knows more about Paul W. Klipsch than Jim. After all, Jim worked for PWK for many years. It’s always a treat to hear Jim’s epic stories for years gone by.

In addition to telling tales about PWK, Jim led the Klipsch Pilgrimage visitors through the Klipsch Audio Museum, explaining in detail all of the cool pieces in the collection. While we can’t reveal any details quite yet, Jim and the Klipsch Audio Museum will be given more of the attention they definitely deserve. Stay tuned!

Judy Klipsch Stash Raffle at Klipsch Pilgrimage

RAFFLE OF “JUDY’S STASH”

For a long time, we’ve had a stockpile of vintage Klipsch speakers in the warehouse next to our headquarters in Indianapolis which we have lovingly called “Judy’s Stash”. Judy Klipsch, who is the wife of Fred Klipsch, kept one of every speaker that we made while Fred Klipsch was CEO of the company.

We wanted to give the product good homes but weren’t quite sure the best way to do that. We finally realized the Klipsch Pilgrimage would be a perfect opportunity to raffle off this massive collection of speakers and subwoofers. Quite a few people left Hope, AR this year with a speaker they will treasure forever.

Jim Holland at Klipsch Pilgrimage

DRUMMER JOE HOLLAND

If you read the latest “Good Poop” Jim Hunter, you would have learned about the connection between legendary drummer Joe Holland’s relationship with Paul W. Klipsch. Holland, who was the drummer for the Bob Hope Band, was on hand in Hope to play the exact set he did for the famous Klipschtapes – all at the age of 88!

Jason Helms Band at Klipsch Pilgrimage

THE KLIPSCH VERSION OF WOODSTOCK

On the second day of the Klipsch Pilgrimage, Rodney’s property could have been mistaken for some crazy Klipsch version of Woodstock.

This is the part of the journey where things turned into more than a mere factory tour. It became a celebration of community, as everyone enjoyed each other’s company, engaging in a variety of activities. There were people fishing, skeet-shooting, flying drones, having a drink (or six) and swapping stories, among other things.

To cap it all off, the Jason Helms Band – longtime Klipsch fans – came on by the farm to crank things up on the KP-600 PA System. Everyone sat around in their lawn chairs, enjoying the awesome music, crackling fire and starry night overhead.

It all sounds rather simple and kind of gives you that warm fuzzy feeling inside.

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WHY THE KLIPSCH PILGRIMAGE MATTERS

Where to start? There are a myriad of reasons why the annual Klipsch Pilgrimage is an important event, for both the company and its customers/fans/friends.

As employees it’s a humbling experience and we are so thankful to be part of this one-of-a-kind opportunity. We cannot state how exciting it us to stand beside our fans that are willing to travel hundreds of miles to feed employees and to experience our products first hand – all at their own expense. It’s reinvigorating, knowing that the products you make can have such a profound effect on people’s lives.

Furthermore, the Klipsch Pilgrimage allows us to stay in touch with the core base of our fans that have been with us since the beginning – or close to it. While the types of products may change, it is infinitely important to remember what got Klipsch to where it is. The Klipsch Pilgrimage and its attendees are a sort of watchdog for the company in that way. Just like Paul W. Klipsch, they are ready to say “bullshit” when called up.

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HOW TO SIGN UP NEXT YEAR

Interested in going to the Klipsch Pilgrimage next year? Make sure you sign up for the Klipsch Forums and bookmark this sub-forum. We will also blog/Facebook/tweet/MySpace about it as well, but the forums are the first place you’ll see registration information, dates, etc.

CLICK HERE to see more photos.

Did you go to the Klipsch Pilgrimage? Share your stories in the comment section below!

 

Made in USA Speakers

The very first Klipsch speaker sold was made by hand back in 1946 in the little town of Hope, Arkansas. Paul W. Klipsch (PWK) built the horn himself out of a tin shed while the original cabinet was made by the local Reed’s Cabinet Shop.

A lot has changed since 1946, but some things haven’t. We still make many of our speakers in that sleepy little southern town with pride and respect for the formula (PWK) bestowed upon us.

The tin shed is now a full-fledged factory with its own cabinet production line and the company’s headquarters have moved to Indianapolis, Indiana; however, the mission remains the same for all of our “Made in USA” speakers. We want to make the world’s best speakers that bring the live music experience to your living room…or wherever you may need music.

Here’s a rundown of our Made in USA speakers…

Klipschorn Speaker Made in USA

Klipschorn (Heritage Series)

Paul W. Klipsch created the Klipschorn because he wanted to bring the live music experience to his home. Boy, he succeeded and then some, didn’t he? With it’s brilliant highs and deep lows, it’s truly the classic American speaker. (Klipschorn history)

It may be hard to believe, but the design of the Klipschorn has genuinely not changed much since PWK made his first one in 1946. It is the only speaker to be in continuous production for over 70 years. We’ve tweaked it here and there, but, as the old saying goes: “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

Klipsch La Scala Made in USA

La Scala II (Heritage Series)

Named after the Teatro alla Scala in Italy, the original La Scala was unveiled in 1963 as an alternative to the Klipschorn. It offers similar performance and, unlike the Klipschorn, it does not require corner placement. (La Scala history)

The fully horn-loaded, three-way La Scala was used early on by Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Winthrop Rockefeller and now has fans like Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood who fulfilled the prophecy of a now famous Klipsch t-shirt.

Klipsch Cornwall Made in USA

Cornwall III (Heritage Series)

Simply put, the Cornwall is the Heresy’s “big brother.” Introduced in 1959, the Cornwall was designed to serve as a bigger and more powerful version of the Heresy as (ideally) a center channel for a pair of Klipschorns. (Cornwall history)

Over the years, the Cornwall has developed its own dedicated following who can’t get enough of its three-way design and direct-radiating 15-inch woofer. Klipsch briefly discontinued the Cornwall in 1990 but quickly changed its mind after an outcry from customers that included a written petition.

Klipsch Heresy Made in USA

A Klipsch Heresy speaker at the flagship John Varvatos store in Detroit, MI.

Heresy III (Heritage Series)

The Klipsch Heresy speaker was introduced in 1957 as a center channel for a pair of Klipschorn speakers. As far as we know, it’s the first commercially-made center channel speaker. (Heresy History)

The Heresy now stands very much on it’s own. Steven Guttenberg calls the Heresy III “a rock’n’roller’s dream speaker” in Stereophile. A little Heresy is good for the soul.

Reference RF-7 II Made in USA

Reference RF-7 II speakers on the line in Hope, AR. (Photo credit: “CECAA850” from the Klipsch Forums)

Reference RF-7 II

The RF-7 II is the flagship speaker in the popular Reference series lineup. It’s striking copper-and-black aesthetics and muscular performance make it many customers’ choice when building the ultimate home theater.

This speaker is often compared to classic American muscle cars because it’s loud, bold and freakin’ awesome.

Reference RC-64 Made in USA

Reference RC-64 II

Great home theater systems need a proper center channel and few are better than the RC-64 II that is handmade on the line in Hope. With four 6.5” Ceramatllic woofers, the RC-64 II is the most powerful center channel in the Reference series and the perfect compliment the RF-7 II floorstanding speakers.

Palladium Made in USA

Palladium

The Palladium Series was an industry-redefining project that began with a vision – not a budget. Every engineering detail was meticulously pored over to ensure that this speaker was a befitting flagship speaker for the Klipsch brand. We are extremely proud to assemble these breathtaking speakers right here in the heart of America.

THX Ultra2 Made in USA

THX Ultra 2

There is an American-made option for the movie enthusiast who wants their speakers to have the highest THX certification….and it rocks. In fact, we believe that few professional theaters can match the stunning high-output, low-distortion sound that this system achieves.

Sun King Fishers Tap Room Made in USA

Klipsch Professional speakers in action at the Sun King Brewing Tap Room in Fishers, IN.

Klipsch Professional

Many of the Klipsch Professional speakers that you find in movie theaters, race tracks, restaurants, etc are made in Hope, Arkansas alongside the Heritage Series. Building the speakers in Hope allows us to quickly ship products to businesses that match their specifications.

Heritage-Inspired Speakers

The Future

Klipsch is always examining opportunities to bring more manufacturing to Hope, Arkanas. At CES, we showed off a concept for wireless towers and bookshelf monitors that combined beautiful Hope cabinetry with the technology from a Klipsch Stadium.

Do you own a Klipsch speaker that was Made in USA? Post your setup in the comments.

 

 

Made in America: Tanner Goods

Unlike the 20 minutes spent in a UV box to acquire a superficial bronze to complement one’s superficial personality, tanning leather is a process that takes time and skill.

To continue our pursuit of identifying brands that meet the Made in America criteria, we move from the elegant wooden products of WOODCHUCK to the fine leather goods of Portland’s own, Tanner Goods.

Klipsch got on the horn (audiophile-pun intended) with Sam Huff, Creative Director/Co-Founder of Tanner Goods to talk about their inspiration, materials used and what music they’re listening to when tanning the day away.

Why do you choose to make your products in the U.S.A?

For us, the who, what and where of our goods’ production has more to do with quality and localization than it does about waving a flag around.  Quality is paramount for us, so producing the majority of our product in-house allows us to control quality in a way we couldn’t if another factory was handling things.  And honestly, this goes for our entire operation, top to bottom.  Virtually everything is done in-house, from the earliest parts of the design all the way through the production and marketing.  We like having control of things, start to finish.  You know the old adage, “If you want something done right…”

In the instances where we don’t have the expertise to produce something on our own, we look close to home for a manufacturing partner.  This too allows us to keep close watch over the quality at which our products are manufactured, but also keeps money in our own local economy.  I think a great example of this are the notebooks and sketchbooks we produce.  Each is made right up the road by a family-run print and binding shop.  We pay a slight premium for producing it here in Portland, but the upshot is that we can literally walk up the street and meet face to face to discuss projects.  We can see the books being made on the spot, and in a time where so much business is done over the phone or internet, there’s something special and putting a face and a handshake behind a commitment.

Why is leather such an important material to work with?

Leather has a historic significance that’s true in both a wide, mass appeal sense as well as a personal sense.  It’s a material that is unmatched in it’s versatility and longevity.  If I think back to some of my most well-worn items over the years — a baseball glove from my youth, a pair of boots I’ve used for backpacking over the years or a set of Wassily chairs that were handed down from my wife’s parents — I can’t imaging another material that I’ve used in so many different ways over so many years.

It’s also incredibly simple in structure yet can be formed, cut and sewn into very complex items. And after years of use, it’s one of the only materials I can think of that continues to gain beauty and character over time.

Made in America: Tanner Goods - The Klipsch Joint

“Our Operations Director is always turning down the speaker during meetings so he can concentrate better. I’m turning it back up when he’s not looking.”

What products do your customers seem to enjoy the most?

That’s one of the most common questions I get asked (as well as one of the hardest ones to answer), but here goes nothing…

If I look at numbers of specific styles we sell, the amazing thing to me is how evenly split things are across all categories — wallets, belts, bags, etc.  We encourage our customers to share images of their worn items, and if anything I’d wager it’s the evolution they enjoy more than anything else.  Each product we make starts out the same as the next, but the real beauty is in the unique patina each takes on over time.  It’s a reflection of the owner’s lifestyle.

Where do you get your inspiration?

As trite as it sounds, I find most inspiration from my immediate environment.  All of our products start as a need we identify in our own lives; we’re always looking at the items we interact on a daily basis and ask, “Could this be done better?”

Things like our cycling collection or incorporation of music into our digital and retail environments isn’t a strategic thing.  We don’t sit down and go, “Oh man, this is gonna be so on-trend next season!”  For us, it’s  a way for us to develop products and experiences that tie into our own passions.  I put it like this — if someone produces something he or she is passionate about, and has a deep understanding of what is lacking or missing, the design execution is going to be ten times better than someone that is just doing it to do something “cool.”

Tanner Goods as a brand is really a reflection of my business partner’s and my own interests.  Beyond the core product we offer — which really focuses on those items used day in, day out like wallets and belts — developing new products has a lot to do with what activities and interests are big parts of our lifestyle.  We both spend a lot of time hiking and camping in the wilderness here in the northwest.  We both cycle to work and on the weekends for recreation.  We dig for vinyl, have a strong appreciation for art, design and architecture.  Finding ways to tie all these elements together is best part of the work we do.

Made in America: Tanner Goods - The Klipsch Joint

Rock out with a custom, monogrammed, leather guitar strap.

How long have you been working to perfect your product and craft?

In some form or another, I’d say I’ve been working towards where I am now the better part of my life.  It’s hard to draw a linear line, but I’ve always been drawn to creative endeavors, especially those that involve getting my hands dirty.  I can’t tell you how many forts I built as a kid out in the woods behind my house.  I remember my mom saving up enough money to allow my brother and I to take art classes as a kid, and it’s one of the gifts I treasure the most.  It started me down the path I’m still following today.

But It wasn’t until I was 14 or 15 that I started working with clay and studying pottery, and that for me was a big turning point where I realized my passion wasn’t so much about creating art as it was about creating products.  Pottery was that sweet spot where functionality, utility and creativity existed.

I ended up studying product design in college, and after graduating and working for a couple small design consultancies in Portland, I realized the creative side of me was fulfilled but the actual execution of what I was designing wasn’t.  That motivated me to get back to my roots in a sense and join up with an old friend from my hometown to create Tanner Goods.

Over the past 8 years I’ve learned a ton, some by trial by fire but a large portion was from the guidance and mentorship of a guy named LP Streifel.  He’s sort of in the twilight of his career as a saddle maker, but was kind enough to help pass along relevant parts of his trade to us.  We figured if the construction techniques were strong enough to work for saddles, adopting those to our own work wouldn’t be a bad move.

What motivated you to start your business? 

Well, I think it really came down to two things.  The first is that drive I talked about earlier to not only design, but also create.  The second is a genetic tendency towards being my own boss.  Growing up in an environment where my parents and grandparents were both entrepreneurs (my business partner’s parents were, too) left a big impression on me as a kid.  I don’t think I ever really imagined working under someone else for any length of time.

I like being in control of my own fate. I like answering to myself, because if something doesn’t work out it’s ultimately on my shoulders. But this “be my own boss” talk is only one part of the reality — there are really three of us who work together to steer the ship. The dynamic is great though because while we all have complimentary expertise in sales, operations and creative direction, we’re all essentially on the same page with what we want to accomplish. If we have a concept we’re confident in at Tanner Goods, we go out and execute it. Having our own business really allows us to be as audacious as we want to be, without sacrificing or compromising our vision.

How is music integrated into your life?

It’s completely intertwined with my daily routine. Hopping in the shower and turning on some tunes is the first thing I do in the morning, and playing a handful or 45s or an LP in the evening is one of the last things I do before I hit the hay. Our Operations Director is always turning down the speaker during meetings so he can concentrate better. I’m turning it back up when he’s not looking. That about sums it up.

What are you listening to right now?

The Kinks — Lola Versus Powerman

When you are working, what do you listen to?

Everyday is different for me. I have a pretty eclectic taste in music, so my music choices are usually dictated by what I’m working on or what mood I’m in at any given moment. I usually turn on the local jazz station when I get up to ease me into the day, and continue listening to that the first hour or two at work. I’ll flip between a few online radio streams throughout the day — WFMU from Jersey for the strange and eclectic, KEXP from Seattle for new and old indie rock and WEFUNK from Montreal for a mix of soul, funk and 80’s / 90’s hip hop.

Why do you like working with other Made in America Brands?

On a basic level, they closely share our ideals.  Quality, localization and continuing a strong tradition of manufacturing here in the states are all very important things to our partners and us alike.  At the end of the day, I like knowing where my things come from and who stands behind them.

Got a favorite leather good that’s aged to perfection? What other products do you know or own that can proudly say are made in America? Tell us below.

Made in America: WOODCHUCK

Nothing says craftsmanship like the smell of fresh cut wood. And nothing says America like applying that wood to everyday items like your cell phone case, laptop or even a whiskey flask.

As part of our Made in America series, Klipsch is saluting innovative craftsmen that provide quality products built in the USA. WOODCHUCK is doing exactly that through its handcrafted products, manufactured in Minneapolis, MN. From walnut iPhone cases to mahogany journals and cedar cufflinks, the wonderful people at WOODCHUCK have been producing fine wood goods to accommodate your everyday style since 2011.

Made in America - WOODCHUCK Flask - The Klipsch Joint

Your whiskey was aged in wood – your flask can now follow suit.

“I grew up in a Midwestern farm town. We valued things made with high quality, hard work and determination. Growing up there, I also saw the impacts of outsourced jobs in my local community. I feel like one of the reasons I was placed on this earth was to change that. We’re about bringing jobs back to America and re-building our economy,” said Ben VandenWymelenberg – Founder and CEO of WOODCHUCK.

Much like our Founder, Paul W. Klipsch, Ben has been a craftsman as early as he can remember. “I’ve been a craftsman my entire life – always making things, breaking things, fixing things and pushing the boundaries of what I can build with natural materials.” Sounds a lot like Klipsch and why our partnership is such a great fit.

Klipsch began in a small tin shed in 1946 in Hope, Arkansas with the motivation to bring the live music experience into homes through better sounding loudspeakers. We continue to deliver products made in the USA and WOODCHUCK understands what that means.

“We manufacture here to make the best damn quality product on the market. When we’re working with other USA brands, price is usually the last and least important piece. We’re concerned about quality, authenticity and service,” said VandenWymelenberg

What quality products do you enjoy that are made in America? Have an idea of what you’d like WOODCHUCK to wrap in wood? If you need some inspiration, check out the video below of a custom project the team at WOODCHUCK did. Let us know your suggestions.

WOODCHUCK THE WORLD: WOODCHUCK MOTORCYCLE

Made in America: An Introduction

“Made in America” is a phrase these days that few companies have the ability to say. American engineers, craftsmen and builders construct some of the finest-quality products ever made.

Heck, Paul W. Klipsch designed and hand-built the legendary Klipschorn in a tiny tin shed in Hope, Arkansas. He was an American audio pioneer and a true eccentric.

Klipsch  began in a tin shed in Hope, Arkansas.

Klipsch began in a tiny tin shed in Hope, Arkansas in 1946.

Since 1946, Klipsch has continued to proudly build speakers in the heart of America. And to honor PWK’s patriotic spirit, we’d like to acknowledge other brands that can proudly say their products are made in America.

So be on the lookout for our blog to feature quality products built in our nation that display the true craftsmanship that can only be found in the U.S.A.

What companies or products do you have or support that are American made?