Elacin Hearing protection, the European market leader in customized hearing protection and communication in noise announced today it has closed the acquisition of Audio Protect, the leading reference in this field in Switzerland. Thanks to this acquisition, Elacin will accelerate its growth in the Swiss market by expanding Audio Protect’s offering with Elacin’s innovative products and services.
Audio Protect AG was founded in 2002 by Urs Germann and has since grown to be a leading reference in the field of hearing protection and communication in noise. The team within Audio Protect consists of experts serving Ieading industrial companies, racing teams, sound professionals and individual consumers with customized hearing protection.
Urs Germann is delighted: ”I have built up the company from scratch to be leader in Switzerland. I wanted to ensure the next step for our staff was the right one. Elacin felt like a natural fit from the beginning and I am happy Audio Protect now lands with the European leader in our industry, to take the team to another level.”
Joris Wels, Managing Director of Elacin adds: “The expertise developed by Audio Protect is impressive. What is even more important is that we share the same business philosophy and values, which I believe is vital. This has given us the confidence to confirm this acquisition which marks an important next step in our ongoing European expansion.”